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November 14, 2017 4:26 PM Lebanon says Saudi sanctions would destabilise region

PARIS, Nov 14 (Reuters) - Lebanese Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil on Tuesday said Saad al Hariri's freedom would only be proven once he returned from Saudi Arabia, and that any Saudi sanctions would destabilise the wider region. Hariri announced his shock resignation as Lebanon's prime minister in a broadcast from Riyadh 10 days ago. "Any (Saudi) measures 16

November 12, 2017 8:46 PM Lebanese PM Saad Hariri vows to return from Saudi Arabia 'in days'

In his first public comments since quitting, Saad Hariri said he was "free" despite speculation he was under house arrest. Speaking in Saudi Arabia, in his first public comments since quitting last week, Saad Hariri said he was "free" and could travel despite speculation he was under house arrest. Mr Hariri, who vowed to return "very soon", also said he could 28

November 11, 2017 4:33 PM How Saudi Arabia could start World War 3 as it steps up furious rhetoric with Iran

With tensions in the Middle East at boiling point after a series of fiery diplomatic disputes, the region is threatening to erupt after Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman made a bold power grab last week. Prince Mohammed has been highly praised at home for imprisoning allegedly corrupt high officials and seizing their assets, including members of his own family 49

November 10, 2017 12:41 PM Lebanon's Hariri 'free to move around' in Saudi: French minister

Lebanon's Saad Hariri, who resigned as prime minister at the weekend, is "free to move around", French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said Friday amid rumours he was being held against his will in Saudi Arabia. "He went to Abu Dhabi the day before the President (Emmanuel) Macron's visit (on Wednesday) so we think he's free to move around," Le Drian 17

November 8, 2017 9:04 PM Priti Patel's Resignation Sent Social Media Wild

The moon landing. The JFK assassination. Lilith the lynx escaping from Borth Wild Animal Kingdom. Everyone says they knows where they were during these seismic moments in human history. While the resignation of Conservative minister Priti Patel probably won’t live as long in the memory, those who do remember it will know precisely where they were. They were on Twitter 108

November 6, 2017 3:16 PM World War 3 warning? Saudi Arabia accused of FORCING Lebanese PM to quit during Iran scrap

SAUDI ARABIA has been accused of ousting the Lebanese Prime Minister as fears of the outbreak of World War 3 grow across the globe. Saad al-Hariri resigned, using a television interview broadcast from Saudi Arabia to declare he fears an assassination plot while also criticising Iran. Mr Hariri said: “We are living in a climate similar to the atmosphere 31

November 5, 2017 5:19 PM Hezbollah: Lebanon PM forced to resign by Saudi Arabia

BEIRUT (AP) - The head of Lebanon's militant group Hezbollah says the country's prime minister, Saad Hariri, was forced by Saudi Arabia to resign. Hezbollah Secretary General Hassan Nasrallah in a speech Sunday urged patience after Hariri resigned suddenly in a televised address from the Gulf kingdom a day earlier. Nasrallah accused Saudi Arabia of drafting 18

November 5, 2017 5:09 PM Hundreds of nationalist protesters arrested at Moscow demonstration

Hundreds of people were arrested in the centre of Moscow on Sunday while trying to gather for an unauthorised demonstration called by an extreme nationalist group. The arrests at Manezh Square, adjacent to the Kremlin, came two days after Russia’s domestic security agency said it had arrested some of the group’s members. They are suspected of planning 11

November 2, 2017 6:14 AM BBC Newsnight sparks outrage for asking majority male panel about sexual harassment

BBC Newsnight has sparked outrage by inviting a panel mostly made up of men to discuss the sexual harassment of women. The episode was a special titled “The problem with men” where members of the public, journalists and celebrities were brought on to discuss what constitutes sexual harassment of women. It comes amid weeks of allegations of sexual abuse 30

November 1, 2017 7:54 AM PM's deputy Damian Green denies inappropriate behaviour claim

Prime Minister Theresa May's deputy, Damian Green, has said allegations of inappropriate behaviour towards a female activist are "completely false". Mr Green has instructed libel lawyers over the claims, the BBC understands. Tory activist Kate Maltby wrote in the Times that he "fleetingly" touched her knee in a pub in 2015, and in 2016 sent her a "suggestive" 87