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Israeli PM Netanyahu to meet France's Macron on Lebanon crisis

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will meet French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris in early December for talks expected to include developments in Lebanon.

published on : 19th November 2017

Lebanon FM to skip Arab League summit on Iran: Ministry source

Lebanon's foreign minister will not attend the Arab League meeting called by Saudi Arabia to discuss 'violations' committed by Iran.

published on : 19th November 2017

Lebanon's PM Hariri says he will be in Beirut within days 

Hariri told Lebanese President Michel Aoun on Saturday that he will take part in Independence Day celebrations in Beirut on Wednesday, according to Macron's office.

published on : 19th November 2017

Saudi Arabia summon ambassador from Germany over Lebanon comments 

The kingdom has summoned its ambassador to Germany for consultations following statements made by Germany's foreign minister in support of Lebanon.

published on : 18th November 2017

France, Lebanon and the Hariri family have close ties

France under President Emmanuel Macron has played a leading role in trying to avert a fresh crisis in Lebanon following the surprise resignation of its prime minister Saad Hariri.

published on : 18th November 2017

Lebanon's Hariri arrives in France after Saudi 'hostage' rumours

Hariri is in Paris at the invitation of France's President Emmanuel Macron, who is attempting to help broker a solution to a political crisis.

published on : 18th November 2017

Lebanon's Hariri leaves Riyadh for France after 'Saudi hostage' rumours

Shortly before leaving Riyadh for Paris, Hariri said in a tweet addressed to Gabriel that it was untrue he was being held in Saudi.

published on : 18th November 2017

Lebanon PM Saad Hariri: Saudi trip was to consult on country's future

Hariri's tweet on Friday came hours before he was expected in France two weeks after his surprise resignation in Saudi Arabia.

published on : 18th November 2017

Saudi Arabia crown prince's anti-corruption campaign brings hope to Lebanon businessmen

The crackdown that targeted 11 princes, 38 officials and military officers is being observed by Lebanon-based businessmen who lost enterprises through dealings with members of Saudi's royal family.

published on : 17th November 2017

Can France's 'peacemaker' Emmanuel Macron bring Lebanon back from the brink?

The French President's invitation to Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri is part of his strategy to reassert French influence in the Middle East, while the US under Trump is seen as unpredictable.

published on : 17th November 2017

An uncertain future: Lebanon Prime Minister Saad Hariri lives in fear of assassination, like father

Saad Hariri, In his resignation speech from Riyadh, cited fears for his life as one reason for stepping down, in addition to blaming what he called meddling in Lebanon by Iran and Hezbollah.

published on : 17th November 2017

Lebanon's PM Saad Hariri meets French foreign minister in Riyadh

The meeting came after Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said that Hariri had accepted an invitation to visit France for talks with President Emmanuel Macron.

published on : 16th November 2017

Lebanon president says PM Saad Hariri 'detained' in Saudi Arabia

Michel Aoun said the country's Prime Minister Saad Hariri was being "detained" in Saudi Arabia, where he announced his resignation earlier this month.

published on : 15th November 2017

Hezbollah, crown jewel of Iran's spreading influence

From Lebanon to Syria, Yemen, and Iraq, Hezbollah has matured into Iran's most useful "tool" -- drawing the ire of Tehran's regional rival Riyadh, analysts say.

published on : 13th November 2017

France, Germany call for 'non-interference' in Lebanon crisis

Saad Hariri sent shock waves through Lebanon when he unexpectedly quit as prime minister a week ago.

published on : 13th November 2017
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