Lebanon's new Prime Minister Saad Hariri speaks to journalists following his nomination at the presidential palace in Baabda, near Beirut. AFP / ANWAR AMRO
Your feedback is important to us!
We invite all our readers to share with us their views and comments about this article.
Disclaimer: Comments submitted by third parties on this site are the sole responsibility of the individual(s) whose content is submitted. The Daily Star accepts no responsibility for the content of comment(s), including, without limitation, any error, omission or inaccuracy therein. Please note that your email address will NOT appear on the site.
Alert: If you are facing problems with posting comments, please note that you must verify your email with Disqus prior to posting a comment. follow this link to make sure your account meets the requirements. (http://bit.ly/vDisqus)
- April 2005: Hariri assumes leadership of the Future Movement.- June 2009: March 14 coalition secures another majority in parliamentary elections, Hariri named prime minister-designate- January 2014: Hariri holds talks with Free Patriotic Movement Founder Michel Aoun over the presidency.- February 2015: Hariri returns to Lebanon to commemorate 10 years since his father's assassination and begins efforts to end the presidential crisis.- September 2016: Hariri's chief of staff Nader Hariri and FPM president Gebran Bassil reach an understanding that would see Aoun elected as the president and Hariri as the prime minister.- Oct. 20, 2016: Hariri formally endorses Aoun for the presidency after holding extensive talks with local and international players.- Nov. 3, 2016: Hariri appointed as prime minister-designate with nomination from 112 MPs.
Authorities calm fears after terror warnings
Cabinet sets stage for 2018 general elections
Hariri urges end to bickering ahead of soldiers’ funerals
FOLLOW THIS ARTICLE