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Hariri Meets Sabhan, Says Agreed with Bin Salman on 'Lebanon Stability'

Prime Minister Saad Hariri announced Tuesday that he held a “long meeting” with firebrand Saudi State Minister for Gulf Affairs Thamer al-Sabhan, a day after the minister voiced fierce remarks about Hizbullah.

“A long meeting with His Excellency, the friend Thamer al-Sabhan,” Hariri said in a tweet from Saudi Arabia accompanied by a smiling selfie with the Saudi minister.

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Hariri Ready to 'Work Together' with Hizbullah on 'Things that Can Serve Lebanon'

Prime Minister Saad Hariri has said that he has joined a coalition government with Hizbullah after he and the Iran-backed party “decided together to put aside” their differences and “work together on big or small things that can serve Lebanon.”

Asked about being in a government with a party accused of murdering his father, ex-PM Rafik Hariri, Hariri told Italy's La Repubblica newspaper that “this can be done in one way.”

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Hariri Says No Wage Scale Without Revenues

Prime Minister Saad Hariri said on Monday that the government cannot carry on with the implementation of the wage scale without securing revenues to fund it.

“We have heavily burdened the State with the salary scale. We can't continue without revenues,” said Hariri.

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Hariri Says No One in Lebanon Backs Refugee Naturalization

Prime Minister Saad Hariri stressed Wednesday that no one in Lebanon is in favor of naturalizing Syrian refugees in the country, after U.S. President Donald Trump called for resettling the displaced Syrians “as close to their home countries as possible.”

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Hariri Meets Putin, Says Russian Leader Backs Lebanon 'Neutrality'

Prime Minister Saad Hariri held talks Wednesday with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the Russian presidency's summer headquarters in Sochi.

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Hariri, Jumblat Defend Salam against Troops Kidnap Criticism

Prime Minister Saad Hariri and Progressive Socialist Party chief MP Walid Jumblat on Tuesday threw their support behind ex-PM Tammam Salam in the face of criticism addressed to him and his 2014 government over the abduction of dozens of troops at the hands of jihadist groups.

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Hariri to Meet France's Macron on Friday

Prime Minister Saad Hariri is scheduled to meet with French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday.

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Jumblat Visits Former Ally Hariri to Mend Ties

Progressive Socialist Party leader MP Walid Jumblat held reconciliation talks overnight with Prime Minister Saad Hariri at the Center House.

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Hariri from Arsal: State is Your Sanctuary, Services to Reach Town

Prime Minister Saad Hariri on Wednesday paid a surprise visit to the northeastern border town of Arsal where he received a popular welcome, shortly after he inspected army units in the nearby border town of Ras Baalbek.

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Hariri: Lebanon Witnessing Transitional Phase Thanks To Modern Technology

Prime Minister Saad Hariri on Thursday said that Lebanon is witnessing a transitional phase thanks to modern technology, highlighting the importance of knowledge and education to develop the country in the future, the National News Agency reported.

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