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Saad Hariri

From Hariri assassination to upcoming verdict on Friday: A recap

The special tribunal trying the four suspects accused of the assassination of Lebanon's ex-PM Rafic Hariri delivers its verdict on August 7

03 Aug 2020 11:52 AM

Verdict due this week in assassination of Lebanon ex-PM Hariri

The judgment harks back to an event that changed the face of Middle East, leading to protests that pushed Syrian forces out of Lebanon

03 Aug 2020 10:30 AM

'Reached a dead end': Lebanon PM resigns amid nationwide protests

As Hariri announced his resignation, scores of demonstrators in Beirut celebrated with joy.

30 Oct 2019 8:09 PM

Saudi Crown Prince jokes Lebanon PM 'not abducted', bursts out laughing

Hariri 'will be staying in kingdom for two more days, so I hope there are no rumours of his abduction,' Prince Mohammed bin Salman said.

25 Oct 2018 2:02 PM

Amid rumour of being held by Saudi Arabia, Lebanon’s PM arrives in France

A French diplomat confirmed Hariri’s arrival but would not comment on his plans beyond meeting Macron.

18 Nov 2017 7:14 PM


Resigned Lebanon PM Saad Hariri says he is ‘free’, will return to Beirut

Hariri brushed aside rumours that he was under de facto house arrest in the kingdom and said he would land in Beirut 'in two or three days'.

13 Nov 2017 8:42 AM

Lebanon’s Hezbollah chief accuses Saudi for detaining PM Hariri

Saad Hariri announced his resignation in a surprise move that coincided with Saudi’s sweeping corruption purge.

11 Nov 2017 11:55 AM

Trump blames Obama for not taking action against Iran's control over Syria

Trump said the US has made “tremendous strides” against the Islamic State terror group in Syria, Iraq and other locations. 

26 Jul 2017 4:52 PM