November 5, 2017

Lebanon Prime Minister Saad Hariri announces surprise resignation over 'assassination plot'

'I have sensed what is being plotted covertly to target my life,' says leader

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri has resigned during a trip to Saudi Arabia in a surprise move that plunged the country into uncertainty amid heightened regional tensions. Read more.


- Assassination attempt on Hariri thwarted a ‘couple of days ago’ - Al Arabiya
- Lebanon PM Resigns, Bringing Saudi-Iran Proxy Conflict to the Fore - Bloomberg

- Hezbollah denounces 'Saudi imposed' Hariri resignation - Al Jazeera
- Lebanese PM Hariri resignation might be a Saudi plot to destabilize Lebanon (video) - PressTV

- De Libanese soap: waarom de premier uit angst voor liquidatie opstapt - NOS
- Premier Libanon treedt af uit vrees voor aanslag - NRC

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