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Lebanese admits murder of Briton

BEIRUT, Dec 18, (AFP): Lebanese police on Monday arrested a driver suspected of killing British embassy worker Rebecca Dykes after trying to rape her, according to officials and the national news agency. The Lebanese news agency said the Lebanese man, who works as a driver with ride-hailing giant Uber, had …

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Leave Lebanon alone – Economic sanctions a risk

PARIS, Dec 9, (Agencies): French President Emmanuel Macron led calls Friday for countries to stop meddling in Lebanon at an international meeting aimed at preventing the fragile nation becoming a pawn in the power struggle between Saudi Arabia and Iran. US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson attended the eight-nation talks …

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Welcome to dignified Lebanon

IT IS not surprising that Iran meddles in the internal affairs of Lebanon easily since all nooks and crannies of the country are blurred, while their ears are blocked. They listen to all whispers coming out of every Arab nation or monitor every minor thing to prove their obedience to …

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Hariri in Beirut to stay – PM puts resignation on hold

BEIRUT, Nov 22, (Agencies): Lebanon’s Prime Minister Saad Hariri said Wednesday he was suspending his surprise resignation, pending talks, providing a potential way out of a political crisis that has rocked the country. And in a rousing address before large crowds of supporters gathered outside his Beirut home, he pledged …

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Hariri status murky – Wednesday return seen

PARIS, Nov 19, (Agencies): Lebanon’s Prime Minister Saad Hariri said he will return home in the coming days from where he will declare a political stance for the first time since making a strange resignation announcement from Saudi Arabia that unleashed fears of a crisis in Lebanon. Hariri and his …

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Hariri in Paris … Beirut in days – Saudis recall envoy to Berlin

PARIS, Nov 18, (Agencies): Lebanon’s Prime Minister Saad Hariri said Saturday he will return home in the coming days from where he will declare a political stance for the first time since making a strange resignation announcement from Saudi Arabia that unleashed fears of a political crisis in Lebanon. Hariri …

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Lebanon … Hariri solution or ‘burn’

RESIGNED Prime Minister of Lebanon Saad Al-Hariri set the record straight in his interview with ‘Future TV’ on what is supposed to be done in the coming days for Lebanon to avert a situation which is worse than the one ‘Hezb Al-Shaytan’ has dragged it into and the latter’s interference …

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Aoun welcomes ‘home soon’ – Free in Saudi, says Hariri

BEIRUT, Nov 13, (Agencies): Lebanese President Michel Aoun said on Monday he was happy to hear resigned prime minister Saad Hariri would be returning to Beirut from Saudi Arabia “soon”. Hariri stepped down from his post during a televised address more than a week ago from Riyadh and has remained …

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‘Run’ for Hariri return – Absence unites Lebanese

BEIRUT, Nov 12, (Agencies): Thousands of Lebanese taking part in the country’s annual marathon used the event to call on Prime Minister Saad Hariri to return home after he resigned under mysterious circumstances during a visit to Saudi Arabia. Hariri was a regular participant in the marathon, giving the international …

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KAC BRINGING KUWAITIS BACK FROM LEBANON

US, France voice Lebanon support – Aoun asks Riyadh to explain Hariri’s absence BEIRUT, Nov 11, (Agencies): The United States and France have expressed their support for Lebanon’s sovereignty and stability amid heightening tensions between Beirut and Saudi Arabia. A political crisis has gripped Lebanon and shattered the relative peace …

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