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World Cup-bound Saudi Arabia fires coach Edgardo Bauza

The Saudi Arabia Football Federation announced the Argentine coach's exit after only five friendlies in charge. The team lost to Portugal and Bulgaria this month.

published on : 23rd November 2017

Lebanon's Hariri tells supporters 'I'm staying with you'

Lebanon's politicians, including some of his staunch adversaries, were uncharacteristically united in calling for his return.

published on : 22nd November 2017

Floods paralyse Saudi city of Jeddah

Dozens of people were plucked from vehicles engulfed by floodwaters, Saudi civil defence authorities said, with heavy rainfall expected to last at least until Wednesday.

published on : 21st 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

Government accepts panel's recommendation to hike quota of private Haj tour operators

The government has accepted a high-level committee's recommendation of increasing by over three per cent the quota of private tour operators sending Haj pilgrims to Saudi Arabia.

published on : 19th November 2017

French President Macron welcomes Lebanon's Hariri to Elysee Palace

Emmanuel Macron welcomed Saad Hariri for talks Saturday, an AFP reporter said, hours after the Lebanese premier arrived from Saudi Arabia in the midst of a political crisis.

published on : 18th 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

Saad Hariri will be in Lebanon for Independence Day on Wednesday: President

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri, who has not returned to Beirut since his surprise resignation two weeks ago, will be home for Independence Day on Wednesday, the president's office said.

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

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

Saudi Arabia says Saad Hariri 'free to leave'

Hariri has been in the Saudi capital since announcing there on November 4 that he was stepping down.

published on : 16th November 2017

Lebanon president to await Saad Hariri return from Paris to decide next steps

Hariri has not returned to Lebanon since he announced his resignation while in Saudi Arabia on November 4.

published on : 16th November 2017
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