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Lebanon Prime Minister Saad Hariri who resigned in Saudi Arabia under mysterious conditions, will fly out to Cairo before a visit to Beirut, his party have said.

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri, who has not returned to Beirut since his surprise resignation two weeks ago, will return home for Independence Day on Wednesday, the president's office said.

Saudi Arabia recalls ambassador to Germany over Hariri comments

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Saudi Arabia recalls ambassador to Germany over Hariri comments

Riyadh recalled its ambassador to Berlin in protest over comments made by the German foreign minister suggesting Lebanon's Prime Minister Saad Hariri had been held against his will.

Lebanon's Hariri arrives in Paris with family Lebanon's Hariri arrives in Paris with family

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Lebanon's Hariri arrives in Paris with family

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri has arrived in Paris amid a deepening crisis that has placed Lebanon at the centre of Saudi Arabia and ...

Lebanon's Hariri set to leave Saudi Arabia for France

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Lebanon's Hariri set to leave Saudi Arabia for France

Lebanon's Saad Hariri is due to leave Saudi Arabia for France on Friday, nearly two weeks after his resignation and his rumoured detention in ...

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Iran: 'Biased' France is stoking Middle East tensions

Iran's foreign ministry has accused France of echoing 'warmongering' Saudi concerns and stoking regional tensions between Tehran and Riyadh.

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Lebanon's 'detained' Hariri to travel to France with family

Saad Hariri will travel to France with his family "in the coming days", a French presidential source said, after Beirut accused Saudi Arabia of ...

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Inside the Battle of Algiers: Lessons for Palestine

Comment: Zohra Drif's gripping account of her actions as a young freedom fighter in 1950s Algiers has important lessons for the Palestinian ...

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Iraq investigating 'stolen artifacts' at the Louvre Abu Dhabi

The Iraqi government is investigating reports claiming stolen Iraqi antiquities are on display at the newly opened Louvre Abu Dhabu museum, a ...

Saudi Arabia holding Lebanon's Hariri as political prisoner: source

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Saudi Arabia holding Lebanon's Hariri as political prisoner: source

Lebanon's prime minister is being held against his will in Saudi Arabia, where he was forced to resign a week ago by authorities in Riyadh, a ...

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Nuclear deal is 'non-negotiable,' Iran tells France

Iran reiterates its no negotiation stance on the 2015 nuclear deal following remarks by French President Emmanuel Macron.

Hariri not being held against his will: French minister

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Hariri not being held against his will: French minister

Speculation that Lebanon's former Prime Minister Saad Hariri is being held against his will in Saudi Arabia has been rebuffed by France, while ...

<em>Macron</em> meets Saudi crown prince amid rising regional tensions Macron meets Saudi crown prince amid rising regional tensions

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Macron meets Saudi crown prince amid rising regional tensions

French premier Emmanuel Macron meets face to face with Saudi Arabia's powerful crown prince on his first trip to the Middle East.

<em>Macron</em> warns looming defeat of IS 'not the end' Macron warns looming defeat of IS 'not the end'

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Macron warns looming defeat of IS 'not the end'

French President Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday that the Islamic State group faced complete military defeat in Iraq and Syria within ...

Famed Louvre name arrives in Abu Dhabi

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Famed Louvre name arrives in Abu Dhabi

Ten years since France and the UAE agreed a deal for rights to the Louvre brand, VIPs on Wednesday celebrated the inauguration of the "global ...

James Snell

Saudi Arabia's king-in-waiting flexes his muscles

Comment: In an extraordinary sweep of events this weekend, Saudi Crown Prince bin Salman moved to consolidate his power, showing himself an ambitious and ruthless future king, writes James Snell.

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Iran's president 'turned down' a meeting with Donald Trump

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani turned down a meeting with President Donald Trump during his visit to New York to attend the United Nations ...

Malia Bouattia

Remembering the Paris massacre, 1961

Comment: France may be keen to forget its brutal suppression of Algerian nationalism, but this dark chapter in history offers crucial insight ...

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Sisi in France: 'No political prisoners in Egypt'

Egypt's President Sisi is in Paris for his first meeting with French leader Macron, who is under pressure from rights groups to ...

Rights group slams France's 'disgraceful' approach to Egypt

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Rights group slams France's 'disgraceful' approach to Egypt

Human Rights Watch has accused France of "ignoring serious abuses" by the Egyptian Sisi regime and urged Macron to ensure that human ...

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France's Macron 'considers' Iran trip after Rouhani invite

French President Macron is considering a visit to Iran after speaking to his Iranian counterpart as US President Donald Trump said he ...

Former French culture minister picked to head UNESCO Former French culture minister picked to head UNESCO

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Former French culture minister picked to head UNESCO

Audrey Azoulay, who is Jewish of Moroccan origin, will face the difficult task of trying to persuade the United States and Israel to remain as ...

UK, Germany, France 'stand committed' to Iran deal

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UK, Germany, France 'stand committed' to Iran deal

British Prime Minister Theresa May, French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel said they 'stand committed to ...

Iraq-Iran-Turkey to respond to Kurdish referendum at Baghdad summit

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Iraq-Iran-Turkey to respond to Kurdish referendum at Baghdad summit

Iraq, Iran and Turkey will meet in the capital Baghdad to discuss their response to the Kurdish referendum, The New Arab learned, sparking fears ...

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