Saad al-Hariri

Hariri Sees Obstacles In Way of Forming New Lebanon Government

By Lisa Barrington BEIRUT, Nov 21  – Lebanon’s prime minister-designate Saad al-Hariri said on Monday his efforts to form a new government faced “stumbling blocks”, testing hopes he could quickly steer the country out of its political crisis. Hariri was named prime minister more than two weeks ago in a political deal that saw former

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Lebanon’s Hariri Named New PM, Wins Speaker’s Support

By Tom Perry and Laila Bassam BEIRUT, Nov 3 – Lebanon‘s president asked Sunni leader Saad al-Hariri to form a new government on Thursday, after he won the support of a majority of MPs including the influential parliament speaker who said he would cooperate with efforts to set up the new cabinet. Hariri’s nomination is

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