"By going after Hezbollah, by denying Hezbollah a credible Sunni partner in governance, it thus weakens Hezbollah on the home front", Slim said.
Former Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri gives a speech during the opening ceremony of the second "Kuwait Financial Forum" in Kuwait City on 31 October 2010. Hariri has frequently called on the group to withdraw its fighters from Syria.
U.S. President Donald Trump and Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri, left, hold a joint news conference in the Rose Garden at the White House July 25, 2017, in Washington, D.C. His attacks on Hezbollah come on the heels of new USA sanctions on the group that many fear will impact negatively on the Lebanese economy.
"When I took office, I promised you that I would seek to unite the Lebanese and end political division. but I have been unable to do so".
In Beirut's Tarik al-Jadideh neighbourhood, a predominantly Sunni neighbourhood supportive of Hariri, residents described the shock resignation as a positive step.
Earlier this week, Saudi State Minister for Gulf Affairs Thamer al-Sabhan sharply criticized Hezbollah, calling for its "toppling" and promising "astonishing developments" in the coming days during an interview with the Lebanese TV station MTV. Hariri abruptly returned to the kingdom later Friday before his bombshell announcement Saturday.
Hariri meanwhile backs opposition to Assad and enjoys the support of Tehran's regional rival Saudi Arabia. "What's coming is better, God willing", al-Sabhan tweeted on Tuesday. Less than two years later, 11 Hezbollah members of his Cabinet resigned, causing a coalition government to collapse. "Hezbollah is a menace to the Lebanese state, the Lebanese people and the entire region", he said.
Senator Chuck Grassley, the Iowa Republican who's chairman of the committee, said he needs to look at the issue before commenting. I'm not supposed to be doing the kind of things that I would love to be doing.
Virat soon got to his 18th fifty in T20i's but the scoreboard pressure got the better off him as he got on 65 runs off 42 balls. Kohli and Shreyas Iyer raised 54 runs for the third wicket before Munro struck, dismissing Iyer for 23.
Qualcomm may soon be extended a way out courtesy of Broadcom , which itself supplies Apple with Wi-Fi and Bluetooth combo chips. Qualcomm , based in San Diego, is also confronting headwinds in closing its $47 billion purchase of NXP Semiconductors.
Yes, Hoffman was inappropriate and Hunter was underage, but she also admired him and often thought he was amusing and charming. Wendy Riss Gatsiounis says she refused to go to the hotel with Dustin Hoffman , which didn't go over particularly well.
Earlier reports indicated that Deutsche Telekom would own a majority stake of the combined company if a merger was completed. It is still possible that Sprint will reject the new terms or decline investing any more effort into the potential merger.
Weinstein's representative, Sallie Hofmeister, says the 65-year-old Oscar victor denies any allegations of non-consensual sex. As the scandal widens, police in Britain are now investigating an allegation of sexual assault by actor Kevin Spacey.
On his Facebook page, Boucher's previous posts have been politically charged, showing frustration with President Donald Trump. Rene Boucher , 59, of Bowling Green , was arrested shortly after the incident Friday afternoon, state police said.
Costello replaced Keller Chryst as the Cardinal starting quarterback but was just 9-of-20 for 105 yards with an interception. Love's 10 rushes of 50 or more yards this season ties Wisconsin's Melvin Gordon (2014) for most in the last 10 years.
The Spartans held Penn State star Saquon Barkley in check with 131 total yards, including zero rushing yards in the first half. Lewerke, a first-year starter, finished the day 33 of 56 with 400 yards as he gashed the Nittany Lions all day long.
The simple answer is no, at least not because they haven't immediately passed on Thursday's 0.25% interest rate rise. The Bank of England's US counterpart, the Federal Reserve , voted Wednesday to leave key interest rates unchanged.
The Saudi air force shot down the alleged weapon on Saturday, Al Arabiya reports, adding that no damage has been caused. A Saudi-led coalition intervened in 2015 to prop up Hadi's government after the Houthis seized the capital Sanaa.
The Syrian army and Kurdish-led forces backed by the US are now racing to take the rest of the oil-rich eastern province. Druze residents tried to cross into Syria, but were held back by Israeli soldiers, Israel's military said on Twitter.
Joel Matip Doubles The Lead VS West Ham
Liverpool broke incredibly quickly after clearing the ball and Sadio Mane fed Mohamed Salah for the easiest of goals . The Hammers dropped to 17th, with just a point separating them from the relegation zone.
A new species of great ape has been discovered
It was less than 700,000 years ago that the Bornean and Sumatran species became distinct from each other. The analysis revealed that the new species split away from the others around 3.3 million years ago.