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Lebanon's "Unity Government" Has Been Broken

- ahtribune.com
12 Nov 2017
After Hariri returned to Beirut from his first visit to Saudi Arabia, Iran sent a senior advisor to the Supreme Leader Khamenei, Ali Akbar Velayati, who met with President Aoun, Speaker Nabih Berri, Hezbollah SG Nasrallah and the PM Hariri on 3rd November. Velayati publicly praised Hariri, despite the fact that Hariri is notorious for his anti-Iran political posture. On ...

Lebanese President Asks Saudi Arabia to Explain Why Hariri Cannot Return

12 Nov 2017
Saad Hariri announced resignation from the position of Lebanese Prime Minister in a video address from Riyadh on November 4 . The prime minister expressed fear that he could be assassinated like his father in Lebanon and accused Tehran and the Iran-backed Hezbollah movement of attempts to destabilize the situation in his country, as well as across the Middle East. However, ...
- sputniknews.com

Iran taking Saudi rhetoric, actions seriously

- al-monitor.com
12 Nov 2017
TEHRAN, Iran -- The unprecedented and curious resignation of Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri while he was in the Saudi capital Riyadh has become the center of speculations regarding the possible impacts on the Iranian-Saudi struggle over influence in the region. It's not a secret that the whole story is a piece of a bigger puzzle. Hariri, Saudi Arabia's close Lebanese ...

Saudi Arabia Inciting Israel to Launch War Against Lebanon

12 Nov 2017
"Lebanon has witnessed foreign interventions before but it never reached the level of forcing the prime minister to resign. We may have disputes with the Future Movement, but we condemn Saudi Arabia's humiliation of prime minister Hariri," he reportedly said, referring to Hariri's political party, according to the translation by Middle East Eye.
- breitbart.com

Lebanon accuses Saudi Arabia of 'kidnapping' Saad al

- dailytimes.com.pk
12 Nov 2017
The premier has yet to return to Lebanon and rumours have swirled that he was being held in Saudi Arabia against his will. A week outside Lebanon, rumours have circled that Hariri -- who also holds Saudi nationality -- is under de facto house arrest in the kingdom. Aoun has yet to formally accept Hariri's resignation and has criticised the circumstances surrounding it as ...

Where's Our PM, Lebanon Questions Saudi as 'Kidnapping' Rumours Grip Middle East

12 Nov 2017
Lebanon's Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri is seen at the governmental palace in Beirut on October 24, 2017. Lebanese President Michel Aoun has called on Saudi Arabia to clarify why Hariri hasn't returned home since announcing his resignation in Riyadh on November 4. (REUTERS/Mohamed Azakir)
- news18.com

Timeline of Hariri's resignation

- dailystar.com.lb
12 Nov 2017
Lebanon's Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri is seen at the governmental palace in Beirut, Lebanon October 24, 2017. Picture taken October 24, 2017. REUTERS/Mohamed Azakir TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY Lebanon's Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri is seen at the governmental palace in Beirut

Saudi Arabia removing Lebanon's prime minister may start a war

12 Nov 2017
Experts believe that by forcing Hariri's resignation, Saudi Arabia could effectively rebrand Lebanon as an "Iranian outpost" dominated by Hezbollah. This may be the first move in a series of actions ending with armed conflict between Israel and Hezbollah -- and could curb Iran's influence in the region.
- businessinsider.com

Case of missing Lebanese prime minister stirs Middle East tensions

- timesofindia.indiatimes.com
12 Nov 2017
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warned Friday "against any party, within or outside Lebanon, using Lebanon as a venue for proxy conflicts or in any manner contributing to instability in that country," a message apparently aimed at Hezbollah, Saudi Arabia and Iran.

How the KSA Toads turned on Lebanon's PM Hariri

12 Nov 2017
How the Toads turned on Lebanon's Hariri Samia Nakhoul, Laila Bassam, Tom Perry, Reuters, Nov 11 2017 BEIRUT - From the moment Saad al-Hariri's plane touched down in Riyadh on Friday Nov 3, he was in for a surprise. There was no line-up of Toad princes or ministry officials, as would typically greet a prime [...]
- adambaumsocal.wordpress.com

Is Our Ally, Saudi Arabia, Pushing Israel Into War With Hezbollah and Iran

- countdown2040.com
12 Nov 2017
"With [Syrian President] Bashar al-Assad clearly having survived the challenge posed by Saudi-backed rebels, the Saudi leadership may hope to move its confrontation with Iran from Syria to Lebanon. By pulling Hariri out of his office, they may hope to ensure that Hezbollah gets stuck with the blame and responsibility for Lebanon's challenges," he added.

Friends and foes in the region

12 Nov 2017
US-Iran relations have been strained to say the least. Key events affecting them have included the CIA-orchestrated overthrow of Iran's prime minister in 1953, the Islamic revolution in Iran, and the taking of hostages at the US embassy in Tehran in the 1980s.
- bbc.com

Israel, Saudi Arabia, US and UAE Planing War With Lebanon

- southfront.org
12 Nov 2017
Many Lebanese media outlets warned of a possible Saudi-led war on Lebanon in the aftermath of Lebanon Prime Minister resignation on November 4 . Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah said that Saudi Arabia is encouraging Israel to attack Hezbollah in Lebanon during a televised speech on November 10 .

Grim Hariri stands in queue to salute Saudi king

12 Nov 2017
After Hariri stepped down, Riyadh asked its citizens to leave Lebanon and not travel to the country. Hezbollah Secretary General Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah then said the kingdom had called on Israel to attack Lebanon, which has already fought off several wars with Tel Aviv.
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Lebanon asks Saudi Arabia for explanation on Hariri's absence

- middleeasteye.net
12 Nov 2017
President Michel Aoun on Saturday called on the kingdom to "clarify the reasons that have prevented the return of PM Hariri to Lebanon to be among his people and supporters". Members of Hariri's own Al-Moustaqbal party said they had no information on his fate.

How Lebanon's Hariri went from Saudi ally to hostage

12 Nov 2017
Their rivalry has fuelled conflicts in Iraq, Syria and Yemen, where they back opposing sides, and now risks destabilising Lebanon , where Saudi has long tried to weaken the Iran-backed Hezbollah group, Lebanon's main political power and part of the ruling coalition.
- haaretz.com

Iran rejects France's JCPOA renegotiation bid

- presstv.com
12 Nov 2017
In his interview with the Time magazine, Macron also appeared to be supporting Washington's position on Iran's ballistic missile capabilities. He claimed that a recent missile attack by Yemen's Houthi fighters on Saudi Arabia was "part of this ballistic activity of Iran in the region."

Iran Responsible for Missile Attack on Saudi Arabia

12 Nov 2017
He said: "The missile which was intercepted by Saudi Arabia launched from Yemen, which obviously is an Iranian missile, shows precisely the strength of their [program]. There are extremely strong concerns about Iran [across the Middle East] and there are negotiations we need to start on Iran's ballistic missiles."
- iranfocus.com

Saudi Arabia is the cradle of terrorism, says Iran

- wilayah.info
12 Nov 2017
In that interview, Jubeir accused Iran of being behind a recent missile attack on Saudi Arabia from neighboring Yemen. That missile was fired by Yemen's Houthi Ansarullah movement, which has been defending the impoverished country against a deadly Saudi-led invasion since March 2015.

Saudi, UAE, Kuwait urge citizens to leave Lebanon

12 Nov 2017
Al Jazeera's correspondent in Lebanon said that the country's President, Michel Aoun, would soon call for assistance from the international community, the Arab League, the United States, the United Kingdom, China and Russia - to help uncover the reason behind Hariri's unexpected resignation.
- aljazeera.com
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