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Lebanon’s Saad al-Hariri says he will not be PM again

12 December, 2019 9:48 am 9:48 am

BEIRUT (Reuters) – Lebanon’s Saad al-Hariri withdrew as a candidate for prime minister on Wednesday, and Shi’ite Hezbollah with its ally Amal moved toward nominating a former education minister for the job, two senior sources familiar with their position said. Hariri, the country’s leading Sunni politician, took himself out of the running on the eve … Read More

Prime Minister, Hariri, resigns, Lebanon, crisis, violent

Prime Minister Hariri resigns as Lebanon crisis turns violent

10 October, 2019 4:30 pm 4:30 pm

BEIRUT (Reuters) – Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri said he would submit his resignation on Tuesday, declaring he had hit a “dead end” in trying to resolve a crisis unleashed by huge protests against Lebanon’s ruling elite. The Sunni politician addressed the nation in a televised address after a mob loyal to Shi’ite Muslim groups … Read More