Gulf Times - Saad-Hariri
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.

Resigned Lebanon PM says free to move in Saudi, to return home 'soon'

Resigned Lebanon PM says free to move in Saudi, to return home 'soon'

Saad Hariri, whose resignation as Lebanon's prime minister a week ago sent shockwaves across the region, said Sunday he is "free" in Saudi Arabia and will return to Lebanon "very soon".

US urges respect for Lebanon's sovereignty

US urges respect for Lebanon's sovereignty

The United States on Saturday urged all states and parties to respect Lebanon's sovereignty following the power vacuum created by the prime minister's sudden resignation.

Hezbollah accuses Saudi of detaining Hariri, inciting Israel to strike Lebanon

Hezbollah accuses Saudi of detaining Hariri, inciting Israel to strike Lebanon

The head of Lebanon's powerful Hezbollah movement on Friday said Saad Hariri, who resigned as Lebanese prime minister from Riyadh last week, was "detained" by Saudi Arabia.

Lebanon votes for first time in six years

Lebanon votes for first time in six years

Lebanese headed to the polls for the first time in six years on Sunday for municipal elections including in Beirut, where a new grassroots campaign is taking on entrenched parties.