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Lebanon’s Hezbollah hails ‘positive’ Hariri moves

Lebanon’s Iran-backed Hezbollah organisation on Thursday welcomed Prime Minister Saad Hariri’s decision to suspend his resignation pending talks, after he returned from a mysterious, nearly three-week-long stay abroad. Hariri had caused widespread perplexity on November 4 when he resigned during a TV broadcast from Saudi Arabia, citing assassination threats as …

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Lebanese president accuses Saudi Arabia of detaining PM

BEIRUT (AP) – Lebanon’s president says the country’s prime minister is a detainee of Saudi Arabia after Saad Hariri’s surprise resignation from the kingdom almost two weeks ago. Wednesday’s comments mark the first time President Michel Aoun has accused the kingdom of detaining Hariri. Aoun, in an escalation, called it …

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