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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.

President Aoun welcomes Hariri's plans to return

President Aoun welcomes Hariri's plans to return

Saad Hariri, who threw Lebanon into political crisis by reading out his resignation on November 4 from Riyadh, said on Sunday he planned to return within days.

UN chief warns new conflict in Lebanon would be 'devastating'

UN chief warns new conflict in Lebanon would be 'devastating'

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned Friday that a new conflict in Lebanon would have "devastating consequences" and said he was engaged in intense contacts with all players to urge de-escalation.

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 believes Hariri held in Saudi Arabia: official

Lebanon believes Hariri held in Saudi Arabia: official

Saad al-Hariri resigned as prime minister on Saturday in a shock declaration read from Saudi Arabia, pitching Lebanon into deep political crisis.

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.

Lebanese PM resigns, saying his life in danger

Lebanese PM resigns, saying his life in danger

Lebanon's prime minister Saad al-Hariri resigned on Saturday, citing an assassination plot against him and accusing Iran and its Lebanese ally Hezbollah of sowing strife in the Arab world.

Islamic State submits to ceasefire in Syria-Lebanon border fight

Islamic State submits to ceasefire in Syria-Lebanon border fight

A ceasefire took effect on Sunday in an Islamic State pocket straddling the Syria-Lebanon border, where the jihadists have been fighting the Lebanese army on one front and Hezbollah with the Syrian army on the other.

Three Lebanese soldiers killed in landmine along border with Syria

Three Lebanese soldiers killed in landmine along border with Syria

Three Lebanese soldiers were killed and one was critically wounded on Sunday when their armoured vehicle hit a landmine on the Lebanese-Syrian border, a security source said.

Hezbollah says US can't hurt it, dismisses sanctions

Hezbollah says US can't hurt it, dismisses sanctions

The leader of Lebanon's Hezbollah said on Sunday the administration of US President Donald Trump had no way to harm it, dismissing US sanctions and threats targeting his Iran-backed group.

Kuwait arrests 12 over ties to Iran, Hezbollah

Kuwait arrests 12 over ties to Iran, Hezbollah

Kuwaiti authorities on Saturday arrested 12 convicted members of a ‘terrorist cell’ with ties to Iran and Lebanon's Shia movement Hezbollah after a weeks-long manhunt.