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Blinken: US 'disappointed' by Hariri stepping down

Secretary of State says the resignation of Saad Hariri as Lebanon's Prime Minister-designate is disappointing.

Blinken: US 'disappointed' by Hariri stepping down

Lebanese PM-designate Saad Hariri resigns

Political crisis in Lebanon deepens as Haari says he is unable to form a government with President Michel Aoun.

Lebanese PM-designate Saad Hariri resigns

Hariri again tasked with forming government in Lebanon

Amid continued economic troubles, former PM Saad Hariri tasked with forming a new government - his fourth in the last decade.

Hariri again tasked with forming government in Lebanon

Former Lebanese PM a candidate to head new government

Lebanon's former prime minister Saad Hariri says he is a possible candidate to head a new government.

Former Lebanese PM a candidate to head new government

Hariri's son: We accept the court's ruling

Former Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri says he accepts special tribunal's verdict on the 2005 murder of his father.

Hariri's son: We accept the court's ruling

Missile exploded near convoy of former Lebanese PM

Saudi TV station reports that a missile exploded earlier this month near the convoy of Saad Hariri.

Missile exploded near convoy of former Lebanese PM

Lebanon's Hariri will not seek to stay on as PM

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri announces he will not seek to stay on as prime minister.

Lebanon's Hariri will not seek to stay on as PM

Report: Hariri willing to return as Lebanese PM

Senior official says Saad Hariri is ready to return as prime minister of a new Lebanese government if certain conditions are met.

Report: Hariri willing to return as Lebanese PM

Lebanese PM gives government 72-hour deadline

Saad Hariri gives his government three days to back key reforms amid protests across the country.

Lebanese PM gives government 72-hour deadline

Lebanese PM: Hezbollah is a regional problem

Lebanon’s Prime Minister Saad Hariri claims Lebanon and its government are not to blame for Hezbollah and its attacks on Israel.

Lebanese PM: Hezbollah is a regional problem

Lebanon urges US, France to intervene after Hezbollah attack

PM Saad Hariri speaks with Mike Pompeo & Emmanuel Macron following escalation between Israel and Hezbollah, urges US and France to intervene

Lebanon urges US, France to intervene after Hezbollah attack

Lebanon: Israel 'aggression' a 'threat to regional stability'

Lebanese PM says UAVs that allegedly fell over Beirut are "blatant attack on Lebanon's sovereignty."

 Lebanon: Israel 'aggression' a 'threat to regional stability'

Lebanon says US mediation on Israel border issue 'viable'

US Sec. of State praises Lebanese PM's 'commitment to continued negotiations' regarding Israel-Lebanon maritime border.

Lebanon says US mediation on Israel border issue 'viable'

Pompeo warns Lebanon's Hariri: 'Iran operating on your soil'

US Secretary of State warns Lebanon PM of 'security implications' for his country as Iran continues advanced weapons manufacture there.

Pompeo warns Lebanon's Hariri: 'Iran operating on your soil'

US concerned over Hezbollah's role in Lebanon cabinet

US ambassador to Lebanon meets PM Hariri, expresses concerns over Hezbollah's growing role in the new Cabinet.

US concerned over Hezbollah's role in Lebanon cabinet

Nine months later: Lebanon forms new government

Hezbollah to receive a larger number of ministries in Prime Minister Saad Hariri's new cabinet, announced after months of deadlock.

Nine months later: Lebanon forms new government

Lebanese PM: Israel's operation shouldn't lead to escalation

Saad Hariri says Israel’s operation to destroy Hezbollah terror tunnels should not lead to “any escalation”.

Lebanese PM: Israel's operation shouldn't lead to escalation

Hariri to Iran: Don't interfere in our affairs

Lebanese PM urges Iran not to interfere in his country’s affairs after top Iranian general welcomes Hezbollah's election achievements.

Hariri to Iran: Don't interfere in our affairs

Lebanese PM asked to form new Cabinet

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri officially asked to form a new Cabinet following this month's election.

Lebanese PM asked to form new Cabinet

Lebanese officials threaten Israel

Lebanese President and Prime Minister warn their country will defend itself against any “Israeli aggression”.

Lebanese officials threaten Israel

One month later: Hariri withdraws resignation

Lebanese Prime Minister withdraws resignation following talks with rival Hezbollah.

One month later: Hariri withdraws resignation

Hariri warns against Hezbollah's role in local conflicts

Lebanese Prime Minister fears Hezbollah's military role in regional conflicts will end up costing his country.

Hariri warns against Hezbollah's role in local conflicts

Hariri: Things are 'positive'

Lebanese Prime Minister indicates he might withdraw his resignation next week.

Hariri: Things are 'positive'

Hariri: Hezbollah must accept new power-sharing arrangement

Lebanese Prime Minister threatens to resign if Hezbollah doesn't agree to rebalance Lebanon's political configuration.

Hariri: Hezbollah must accept new power-sharing arrangement

Hariri takes a tough line on Hezbollah

Lebanese Prime Minister says he will not accept Hezbollah’s positions that “affect our Arab brothers”.

Hariri takes a tough line on Hezbollah

Hezbollah welcomes Hariri's 'positive' moves

Hezbollah welcomes Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri's decision to suspend his resignation.

Hezbollah welcomes Hariri's 'positive' moves

Lebanon's Hariri suspends resignation

A day after returning to his home country, Lebanon's Prime Minister suspends surprise resignation, pending talks.

Lebanon's Hariri suspends resignation

Lebanese PM returns to Beirut

Lebanon's Prime Minister Saad Hariri returns to his home country, nearly three weeks after his surprise resignation.

Lebanese PM returns to Beirut

Hariri to travel to France this weekend

Lebanese Prime Minister who resigned to meet French President Macron in Paris after arriving from Saudi Arabia.

Hariri to travel to France this weekend

Hariri to come to France at Macron's invitation

French President invites former Lebanese PM to France after his unexpected resignation.

Hariri to come to France at Macron's invitation

Hariri: Chill, I'll be back home in two days

Lebanon's Prime Minister says in tweet that he will return home in the next two days.

Hariri: Chill, I'll be back home in two days

Hariri: I will return to Lebanon 'very soon'

Saad Hariri who resigned as Lebanese PM refutes rumors that he is being held in Saudi Arabia against his will.

Hariri: I will return to Lebanon 'very soon'

Nasrallah: Saudi Arabia forced Hariri to resign

Hezbollah leader claims resignation of Lebanese Prime Minister was imposed on him by Saudi Arabia.

Nasrallah: Saudi Arabia forced Hariri to resign

Lebanese PM resigns, blasts Iran and Hezbollah

Netanyahu says Lebanese PM Saad Hariri's resignation is a wake-up call to the international community.

Lebanese PM resigns, blasts Iran and Hezbollah

'Israel knows Hezbollah doesn't control Lebanon'

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri accuses Israel of campaign of deception, claims there are no missile factories in Lebanon.

'Israel knows Hezbollah doesn't control Lebanon'

Trump: Hezbollah a 'menace' to the Middle East

Trump hosts Lebanon's Prime Minister, blasts Hezbollah and warns that it is a threat to the entire region.

Trump: Hezbollah a 'menace' to the Middle Eastplayer

Lebanese PM blasts Hezbollah over media tour

Lebanese Prime Minister criticizes Hezbollah after it organizes media tour of the country's demarcation line with Israel.

Lebanese PM blasts Hezbollah over media tour

Lebanon approves new Cabinet

Lebanon's parliament approves national unity Cabinet in which Hezbollah is a key member.

Lebanon approves new Cabinet

New Lebanese government introduced

Hezbollah will have two ministerial portfolios in new cabinet headed by Saad Hariri.

New Lebanese government introduced

Hezbollah Leader Nasrallah Snubs UN Envoy

Hezbollah allies in Lebanon say Nasrallah refused to meet UN Syria envoy last week, sending deputy instead; local political tensions high.

Hezbollah Leader Snubs UN Envoy as Lebanon Tension Simmers