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Hariri returns to Lebanon for first time since resigning as PMTue, 21 Nov, 2017 | Posted By: The Times Of Earth (TOE)

Hariri returns to Lebanon for first time since resigning as PM Saad al-Hariri, who announced his resignation as Lebanon's prime minister from Saudi Arabia, speaks after meeting with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi at the Ittihadiya presidential palace in Cairo, Egypt November 21, 2017. The Egyptian Presi
Saad al-Hariri landed in Beirut on Tuesday, his media office said, returning home for the first time since he resigned as Lebanon's prime minister in a broadcast from Saudi Arabia and plunged his country into political crisis,

Hariri's sudden resignation on Nov. 4 thrust Lebanon to the forefront of a regional power struggle between the Sunni monarchy of Saudi Arabia and Shi'ite Islamist Iran, whose powerful ally Hezbollah is part of the Lebanese government.

SOURCE: REUTERS
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