Gulf Times - Michel-Aoun
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.

Lebanon's Aoun says PM Hariri's freedom restricted in Riyadh

Lebanon's Aoun says PM Hariri's freedom restricted in Riyadh

Lebanese President Michel Aoun said on Sunday that Saad al-Hariri's freedom was being restricted in Riyadh, the first time the Lebanese government has publicly declared its belief that Saudi Arabia is holding its prime minister against his will.

Lebanese president calls on Saudi to explain why Hariri has not returned

Lebanese president calls on Saudi to explain why Hariri has not returned

Lebanon's president called on Saudi Arabia on Saturday to clarify why Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri could not leave the kingdom and return home.

Lebanon president says stability is 'red line' after PM quit

Lebanon president says stability is 'red line' after PM quit

Saad al-Hariri's resignation stunned Beirut's political establishment, brought down the coalition government and sparked a new political crisis.

Palestinians, Israel soldiers clash in West Bank's Hebron

Palestinians, Israel soldiers clash in West Bank's Hebron

Hundreds of Palestinian protesters clashed with Israeli soldiers Friday in the powderkeg West Bank city of Hebron on the anniversary of a 1994 massacre carried out by a far-right Jewish settler.

Saudi unblocks military aid to Lebanon

Saudi unblocks military aid to Lebanon

Saudi Arabia and Lebanon have agreed to hold talks on restoring a $3bn military aid package that Riyadh froze last year, a Lebanese source told AFP on Tuesday.

FM meets Russian envoy on Syria

FM meets Russian envoy on Syria

HE the Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani yesterday met Russian President Vladimir Putin’s special envoy for Syria, Alexander Lavrentiev, currently on a visit to the country.