Hezbollah

Hezbollah's leader rejects Arab League accusations

In continuing war of words Nasrallah says no proof Hezbollah 'supporting terrorism and extremist groups' in Arab states.

Nasrallah rejects Arab League statement on Hezbollah

Counting the Cost

Lebanon: The economic cost of Saudi's power play

What does Saudi Arabia's regional power struggle mean for Lebanon's economy and the Lebanese living in the Gulf region?

Middle East

Arab League to discuss Iranian 'violations'

At Saudi Arabia's request, Arab foreign ministers are holding an emergency meeting in Cairo.

Hezbollah

Will Saudis impose Qatar-style blockade on Lebanon?

Potential sanctions against Lebanon could include a ban on flights, visas, exports and transfer of remittances.

Will Saudis impose Qatar-style blockade on Lebanon?

Saudi Arabia

France's Macron invites Hariri to Paris with family

Offer comes as Saudi-Lebanese ties worsen over Lebanese PM's surprise resignation and failure to return from Riyadh.

Macron invites Saad Hariri to Paris with family

Saudi Arabia

Lebanon says Saudis holding Saad Hariri hostage

President Aoun says nothing justifies Hariri's lack of return for 12 days, in sign of escalating Lebanese-Saudi tension.

Michel Aoun: Nothing justifies Saad Hariri's detention

Middle East

Hariri meets visiting Lebanese patriarch in Riyadh

Tweet comes after talks in Riyadh with visiting Lebanese Maronite patriarch amid intense speculation over his situation.

Saad Hariri to return to Lebanon in coming days

Egypt

Where does Egypt stand on Lebanon spat?

Questions emerge about whether Egypt shares Saudi's positions on several key issues affecting the Middle East.

Where does Egypt stand on Lebanon spat?

Hezbollah

Hariri says he is free, will return to Lebanon soon

Eight days after his shock resignation, Lebanese PM denies rumours he is being held against his will in Saudi Arabia.

Opinion

Will Lebanon become Saudi's next Yemen?

Lebanese PM Saad Hariri is stuck in Riyadh, just like Yemeni President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi.

Halim Shebaya

by Halim Shebaya

Halim Shebaya

Lebanon

Hariri 'held for refusing to confront Hezbollah'

Sources tell Reuters that Saudi Arabia is looking to replace PM Hariri over his unwillingness to oppose Hezbollah.

Hariri 'held for refusing to confront Hezbollah'

Hezbollah

Lebanon seeks Saudi clarification on Hariri's status

President wants to know what is preventing PM from returning to Beirut from Riyadh where he announced his resignation.

Lebanon

Hezbollah's leader hits out at Saudi Arabia

Shia group's head accuses Saudi Arabia of trying to stir sectarian tensions in Lebanon by forcing Hariri's resignation.

Nasrallah says Saad Hariri resignation 'illegal'

Politics

Is Israel seeking role of leader of the Sunni bloc?

Leaked cable shows Israel told diplomats to support Saudi Arabia's war of words with Iran and Lebanese group Hezbollah.

Israel instructs diplomats to support Saudis: Cable

Opinion

How the US joined Saudi and Israeli warmongering

Why is the US Congress sanctioning Hezbollah over "human shields" now?

Nicola Perugini

by Nicola Perugini
- Neve Gordon

Nicola Perugini