Map. History of Lebanon conflict

23 February 2018
Bahrain orders all its citizens to immediately leave Lebanon
The cable sent from the MFA in Jerusalem to all Israeli embassies toes the Saudi line regarding the Hariri resignation. The Israeli diplomats were instructed to Demarch their host governments over the domestic political situation in Lebanon. The cable said: "You need to stress that the Hariri resignation shows how dangerous Iran and Hezbollah are for Lebanon's security"
Saudi FM: Accusations claiming that Saudi Arabia forced Hariri to resign are worthless. Hariri can leave the Kingdom any time he wants.
Saudi Al-Sabhan says The Lebanese are capable of stopping Hezbollah's aggression
Saudi Minister Al-Sabhan: We’ll use all diplomatic and ‘non-diplomatic’ means to stop Hezbollah
Thamer al-Sabhan, former Saudi ambassador to Iraq: "We will treat the Lebanese government as one that has declared war [against us] because of the Hizbollah militia.
Saudi Minister For GCC Affairs Al-Sabhan: @KingSalman told @saadhariri details of the Hezbollah aggression against Saudi Arabia
AlSabhan to AlArabiya: Lebanon is hijacked by Hezbollah militias and its backers, Iran
AlSabhan to AlArabiya: Lebanese government should be aware of the danger of Hezbollah militias to Saudi Arabia
Al-Jubeir: @saadhariri "basically said enough is enough. I'm not doing this," and resigned, "and we support him fully in that decision."
Pro-Hezbollah @AlakhbarNews titles pic of @saadhariri "The Hostage." Caption: " resignation proves he is hostage of [Saudi's] MBS policies."
Western sources: the jamming of Hariri's convoy in Beirut days before resignation was made with Iranian-made devices
Lebanese Interior Minister: Hariri may return to Lebanon within days
Paradise Papers on Assad cousin, Rami Makhlouf: Makhlouf was a shareholder in four Lebanese companies created between 2001 and 2003, before Syrian troops officially withdrew from Lebanon in 2005
Lebanon justice min says President Aoun will not take steps re Hariri before he returns, his resignation "must be voluntary in every sense"
King Salman receives Lebanese Prime Minister Hariri
Lebanese President: Political leaders responsive to calls for calm after PM’s resignation, strengthening security and national unity
3 month ago
Nasrallah: Despite attacks there is valiant Yemeni defence, they should look at their aggression on Yemen before talking about Lebanon
3 month ago
Nasrallah: Another rumour, is that Crown Prince is preparing for a 'Decisive Storm' operation in Lebanon, but I say this has no basis
3 month ago
Nasrallah: Today more than any time before, an Israeli decision to go to a war takes into consideration the regional situation
3 month ago
Nasrallah: This rumour could be used as reason to prevent return of Hariri to Lebanon
3 month ago
Nasrallah: Regarding Hariri assassination rumour; Arabiya spread it saying Leb security foiled plot, Leb institutions all denied it
3 month ago
Nasrallah: Anyone that wants to bring us back to an unstable situation must be called out
3 month ago
Nasrallah: Prez election brought us into a peaceful stage
3 month ago
Nasrallah: We must stick together, no one in Lebanon wants to go back to situation like it was years ago
3 month ago
Nasrallah: Prez Aoun from the start is meeting with everyone along with Berri and are carrying out their duties
3 month ago
Nasrallah: We call on staying away from sectarian protests
3 month ago
Nasrallah: This will affect Leb in general manner but will not affect our standpoint
3 month ago
Nasrallah: There are some ppl in Leb who see this situation to chase their own political interests
3 month ago
Nasrallah: My meeting with the members of the Saray to combat the Occupation was celebrating 20th anniversary of founding, nothing w Hariri
3 month ago
Nasrallah: We call for calm and patience for a clearer image and for Leb ppl not feel anxiety and trust rumours
3 month ago
Nasrallah: When large number of Saudi officials and emirs are targeted then the PM's situation must be looked into
3 month ago
Nasrallah: Today is it being discussed in Lebanon whether or not Hariri is under arrest
3 month ago
Nasrallah: Or is it to do with their problem with Hariri's personal views? Or is it a Saudi attack on Lebanon to tackle Iran?
3 month ago
Nasrallah: Problem is in Saudi. Is it an internal issue, financial or about power? Is Hariri stuck in between Emir infighting?
3 month ago
Nasrallah: It is key to dealing with escalation. It is not bcoz of internal issue, Hariri met with everyone with no problem
3 month ago
Nasrallah: No one should rush to conclusion because we must understand reason behind the resignation
3 month ago
Nasrallah: We will not discuss what was discussed in resignation statement because it is a Saudi statement
3 month ago
Nasrallah: We question context of resignation and stress Lebanon's integrity. Saudi interferes while blaming others of interfering
3 month ago
Nasrallah: Everyone was surprised. From Prez to Future bloc. It caused rumours and threats
3 month ago
Nasrallah: Why was he not allowed to return and resign inside Lebanon? His speech was not Lebanese, it was written by a Saudi
3 month ago
Nasrallah: Nothing is confirmed. However, conditions shows it was Saudi not Hariri decision
3 month ago
Nasrallah: Hariri originally stressed to ministers that KSA respected Leb integrity and was going to give aid to Army etc
3 month ago
Nasrallah: Days ago, Saudi official talked about Lebanon and Hezbollah and threatened etc. Hariri was then called to KSA
Lebanon: US an France and Saudi Arabia vacate their embassy staff in the Lebanese capital Beirut.
President Michel Aoun says he won't accept Hariri's resignation until he returns to the country
The Saudi Government confirms the existence of an information about plan to assassinate former Lebanon Prime Minister Saad Hariri