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Report: Hariri’s Financial Empire is Collapsing

Beirut (MEMO) – The construction empire of Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri is crumbling according to a report in the Wall Street Journal (WSJ). Hariri’s political career and his business empire have been built on decades of support from the Saudi royal family. Both are now said to be collapsing. Saudi Oger Ltd, the company owned by the Hariri family, […]

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Saudi Foreign Policy Fails Again: Hariri Returns to Lebanon, “Suspends” Resignation

Beirut (GPA) – Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri has “suspended” his resignation, marking yet another failure of Saudi foreign policy. Upon his return to Lebanon yesterday, former ex-Prime Minister Saad Hariri met with President Michel Aoun to discuss his current status. Following the meeting, in which, Hariri says Aoun asked him to “put [his resignation] on hold ahead of […]

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Lebanese PM Confirms He Will Return to Beirut as Crisis Simmers

Paris (MEE) – Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri confirmed he will return to Beirut in time for Independence Day celebrations Wednesday, as political turmoil rocks his country following his resignation announcement in Saudi Arabia. “I will return to Beirut in the coming days,” Hariri said after crisis talks with French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris. “I will participate in the celebrations for […]

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Saudi Arabia: Hezbollah to Disarm as Hariri Talks of Return to Lebanon

Beirut (MEE) – Adel al-Jubeir condemned Hezbollah as a ‘first class terrorist organization’ destabilizing Lebanese politics. Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister has called for Lebanon’s Hezbollah to be disarmed and denied that the country’s prime minister was being held against his will in the kingdom. Saad Hariri, who announced his shock resignation from Saudi Arabia on 4 November, is […]

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Lebanese President: Saudis “Detaining” Hariri is “Act of Aggression”

Beirut (GPA) – The Lebanese government is officially accusing the Saudis of illegally detaining Saad Hariri. Over the last several weeks, many questions have arisen concerning the current status of former Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri. The mystery surrounding Hariri all started about two weeks ago when the PM took a surprise trip to Riyadh. […]

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America’s ‘Allies’ Are Setting Up Another Trap for US in the Middle East

Washington (SCF) – Whatever their plans, the stakeholders in the Middle East must remember that clever plans to remake the Middle East have hitherto been remarkable for their inability to anticipate countermoves by opposing forces. Tension is increasing all across the Middle East and the United States is again falling into a trap set up by its so-called […]

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Where is Saad Hariri? Nobody Knows

Beirut (GPA) – Saad Hariri’s own party is asking for his return to Lebanon, and even they’re beginning to suspect the Saudis won’t allow it. On Thursday, representatives from Future Movement, the party of now ex-Prime Minister Saad Hariri began to question the Saudi story about Hariri’s current status in Riyadh following his failure to […]

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Nasrallah: Saudis Have ‘Declared War’ on Lebanon

Beirut (GPA) – Hassan Nasrallah, the leader of Hezbollah says the recent Saudi actions amount to a declaration of war against Lebanon. In a televised address earlier today, Hassan Nasrallah spoke on several key events that have seen Lebanese-Saudi relations hit a new low. This of course started with the resignation of Lebanese Prime Minister […]

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Lebanon’s “Unity Government” Has Been Broken – Not by Iran but by Saudi Arabia

Beirut (AHT) – Lebanon’s Prime Minister Hariri Resigns in Less Than a Year. In December 2016, Lebanon’s parliament overwhelmingly approves a national unity cabinet headed by the Sunni Prime Minister Saad Hariri. Hariri was asked to form the new government, after winning the support of a majority of MPs, including the influential Shia parliamentary Speaker Nabih Berri, who […]

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Saudis and Kuwait Call on All Citizens to Leave Lebanon Immediately

Beirut (GPA) – The Saudi government has asked all of their citizens to leave Lebanon immediately causing concern that a war is imminent. The latest development in the Saudi debacle has come in the form of an announcement by the kingdom’s Foreign Ministry through the Saudi Press Agency (SPA). According to the statement, an “official […]

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