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Arab League chief says Lebanon should be 'spared'

Arab League chief says Lebanon should be 'spared'

The Arab League held an extraordinary general meeting on Sunday in Cairo at the request of Saudi Arabia, which called the ministerial-level session to discuss "violations" by its rival Iran.

Hariri to visit Egypt on Monday

Hariri to visit Egypt on Monday

Hariri has since Saturday been in Paris, where he met French President Emmanuel Macron, and has said he will return to Lebanon by Wednesday for its Independence Day celebrations.

Saudi Arabia, Arab allies hold talks on Iran, Hezbollah

Saudi Arabia, Arab allies hold talks on Iran, Hezbollah

Regional tensions have risen in recent weeks between Saudi Arabia and Iran over Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri's surprise resignation and after an escalation in Yemen's conflict.

Lebanon FM to skip Arab League summit on Iran

Lebanon FM to skip Arab League summit on Iran

Lebanon's foreign minister will not attend an extraordinary Arab League meeting on Sunday called by Saudi Arabia to discuss "violations" committed by Iran, a ministry source told AFP.

Hariri tells Lebanese president will be in Lebanon Wednesday

Hariri tells Lebanese president will be in Lebanon Wednesday

Saad al-Hariri, who resigned as Lebanon's prime minister this month while in Saudi Arabia, told President Michel Aoun in a phone call he would be in Lebanon on Wednesday for Independence Day celebrations, Aoun said on Twitter on Saturday.

Aoun hopes Hariri's visit to France will end crisis

Aoun hopes Hariri's visit to France will end crisis

Lebanese President Michel Aoun said earlier this week that Hariri, who abruptly announced his resignation while in Saudi Arabia on November 4, was being held hostage by Riyadh.

Saudi foreign minister tells Iran 'enough is enough'

Saudi foreign minister tells Iran 'enough is enough'

Adel al-Jubeir said Saudi Arabia was consulting its allies about what leverage to use against Lebanese militant group Hezbollah to end its dominance in the small Mediterranean nation and intervention in other countries.

Kidnapped Saudi released in Lebanon

Kidnapped Saudi released in Lebanon

Kidnappers in Lebanon have released a Saudi Arabian man whose abduction was announced by Riyadh last week, Lebanon's National News Agency reported on Wednesday.

Lebanon wants good ties with Saudi, says foreign minister

Lebanon wants good ties with Saudi, says foreign minister

Lebanese Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil said on Wednesday that Lebanon will continue taking steps in "a brotherly way" to resolve the issue of its prime minister, Saad al-Hariri, who resigned while in Saudi Arabia and has yet to return.

Hariri to return to Lebanon in next two days

Hariri to return to Lebanon in next two days

Saad al-Hariri will return to Lebanon from Saudi Arabia within two days, he said on Tuesday, 10 days after his shock resignation as prime minister in a broadcast from Riyadh.

Hariri must return home from Saudi to prove he is free - Lebanon FM

Hariri must return home from Saudi to prove he is free - Lebanon FM

Lebanon's Saad al-Hariri can only prove he is free by returning home from Saudi Arabia where he went to announce his resignation as prime minister, Lebanon's foreign minister said on Tuesday.

France says Lebanon's Hariri should be free to go home

France says Lebanon's Hariri should be free to go home

French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe said Tuesday that Lebanon's Saad Hariri must be able to return home from Saudi Arabia to end uncertainty caused by his shock resignation as prime minister.