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Grim Hariri stands in queue to salute Saudi king (Video)

SHAFAQNA- Footage broadcast on the Saudi Arabia state television shows Saad Hariri, who has been in the kingdom since controversially resigning there as Lebanon’s prime minister, waiting in a queue to salute the monarch. The video…

Iran FM spokesman rejects anti-Iran remarks by Lebanon’s Hariri

SHAFAQNA- Iran’s foreign ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi has dismissed the anti-Tehran remarks by Saad Hariri, who stepped down as Lebanese prime minister on Saturday. “Mr. Hariri’s sudden resignation and announcing it in another…

Hariri rejects Israeli claims about ‘missile factories’ in Lebanon

SHAFAQNA- Lebanon’s Prime Minister Saad Hariri has rejected Israel’s claims that Iran is building factories to produce missiles in Lebanese territory, accusing the Israeli regime of carrying out “deception campaigns.” In an…

Zarif: Lebanese Army victory, a lesson for Islamic world

SHAFAQNA- Irean Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said that the Lebanese Army and resistance victory in Arsal city could be a lesson for the Islamic world. Zarif made the remarks Tuesday in a meeting with members of a faction in Lebanon…

Lebanese Olympic Delegation Refuses to Share Bus with Israeli Team

SHAFAQNA- The Lebanese national delegation to the Rio Olympics prevented Israeli team from sharing a bus on the way to the opening ceremony on Friday. Israeli media quoted the sailing coach of the Israeli team Udi Gal as saying that when the…

Can Hariri coexist with a strong Christian president in Lebanon?

SHAFAQNA- In potentially the most abrupt U-turn in Lebanese politics since the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding in February 2006 between Hizbullah's Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah and the Free Patriotic Movement's former-PM General Michel…

Ayatollah Sayyed Amir al-Qabalan Call for Revoking Ayatollah Nimr’s Death Sentence

SHAFAQNA- Friday prayers leaders in different cities of Lebanon called for the death sentence hand to prominent Shia cleric Ayatollah Nimr Baqir al-Nimr to be revoked. Ayatollah Sayyed Amir al-Qabalan in his Friday prayers sermons described…