Saad Hariri

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri Resigns Again

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri’s turbulent tenure apparently came to an end on Tuesday with his second resignation. His first was delivered, and then retracted, during a memorable episode in November 2017 when he was more-or-less kidnapped by the Saudi Arabian monarchy and forced out of office. This time Hariri resigned to thunderous cheers on the streets of Lebanon, so it looks like he is gone for good.

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri (C) attends the opening ceremony of the second 'Kuwait Financial Forum' in Kuwait City on October 31, 2010. AFP PHOTO/STR (Photo credit should read -/AFP/Getty Images)

Caroline Glick: Time for the U.S. to End Aid to Lebanon

After nine months, Lebanese Prime Minister Saed Hariri has finally bowed to reality. Hezbollah and its allies won the elections last May. And elections have consequences — which is why the U.S. should withdraw its support from Lebanon’s government.

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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.

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 PM’s Fate in Doubt amid Saudi-Lebanon Escalation

BEIRUT (AP) — Saudi Arabia on Thursday ordered its citizens out of Lebanon in its first concrete action against the Mediterranean country, while officials in Beirut demanded the immediate return of Prime Minister Saad Hariri, who abruptly announced his resignation last week in a television appearance from the kingdom, where he has been holed up since.

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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.

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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 …