Tag: Michel Aoun

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri greets cheering supporters outside his home in Beirut on November 22, 2017 after announcing he had agreed to put his shock resignation on hold

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri Retracts His Resignation

Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri made his long-awaited return to Lebanon on Wednesday, but instead of formally tendering his resignation and explaining his decision to the public as expected, he retracted his resignation and announced he would continue serving as prime minister.

In this photo taken on Friday, Sept. 8, 2017, Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri, left, arrives for a mass funeral of ten Lebanese soldiers at the Lebanese Defense Ministry, in Yarzeh near Beirut, Lebanon. Lebanese prime minister Saad Hariri has announced he is resigning in a surprise move following a …

Hariri, in France, Vows to Return to Lebanon by Wednesday

PARIS (AFP) — Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri confirmed he would return to Lebanon in time for Independence Day celebrations Wednesday, as political turmoil rocks his country following his resignation announcement in Saudi Arabia.

Hassan Nasrallah

Report: Israel Warned Hezbollah Against Attacks

TEL AVIV – Israel has reportedly warned Lebanon-based terror group Hezbollah that it would respond forcefully if attacked from Syria or Lebanon, the London-based Al Hayat newspaper reported on Sunday.

Saad al-Hariri

Hezbollah Adversary Hariri set to Return as Lebanese PM

Lebanon’s president asked Sunni Muslim leader Saad al-Hariri to form a new government on Thursday after he won the support of a majority of MPs and the endorsement of the influential parliament speaker.

A Lebanese Hezbollah supporter holds a picture of the militant group's Christian ally, Free Patriotic Movement leader Michel Aoun, during a rally in southern Beirut on May 25, 2009 to mark the ninth anniversary of Israel's withdrawal from southern Lebanon after a 22-year occupation. Lebanon is preparing to hold parliamentary …

Hezbollah Ally Aoun Tipped for Lebanon Presidency

Lebanon’s powerful ex-premier Saad Hariri is expected to endorse Hezbollah ally Michel Aoun for president, a post that has been vacant for almost 30 months, a senior politician said Wednesday.