Mar. 26, 2021

Lebanon's Hariri pushes to further his Gulf mission

Peninsula/Diplomacy

As the economic and political crisis in Lebanon deepens, Prime Minister-designate Saad Hariri is grasping for any means to form a stable government and get access to international financial support.

In February, Hariri—the leader of the Future Movement—flew to Qatar, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in a bid to secure political and financial backing. 

Since his designation as prime minister last October, Hariri has been working on a rapprochement with Gulf Arab states. The latter includes Saudi Arabia, a country that has so far refused to receive him...

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Mona Alami
Mona Alami
Mona Alami is a French-Lebanese Journalist. She focuses on political and economic issues across the Arab ... Full Bio
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