Saad Hariri

Hezbollah Coalition Declares ‘Victory’ in Lebanon’s First Parliamentary Election in 9 Years

May 7, 2018

Lebanon held its first parliamentary election in nine years, and Hezbollah and its political allies won seats, while Saad Hariri’s Western-backed, Saudi-allied coalition was weakened. Yet journalist Jamal Ghosn says the Lebanese political system is still stacked in favor of the rich.

New Saudi Power Grab Follows Big Losses

November 7, 2017

Rami Khouri of the American University of Beirut and Harvard Kennedy School analyzes the Saudi kingdom’s arrest of elite figures at home and its apparent role in the resignation of Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri

Did the Saudis Force Lebanese PM to Resign?

November 6, 2017

Scholar Rania Masri says it’s clear from a number of factors–from the dialect of his resignation speech to the location where delivered it–that Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri was forced by the Saudi Arabian government to resign

The Prashad Report

January 2, 2014
Vijay Prashad: Tensions high in Lebanon as a series of lethal car bombings rock Beirut