Lebanon accuses Saudi Arabia of holding its PM hostage

Lebanon accuses Saudi Arabia of holding its PM hostageBy Lisa Barrington and Angus McDowall BEIRUT (Reuters) – France said on Wednesday that Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri, who Lebanon’s president says is being held hostage by Saudi Arabia, will visit France with his family in coming days. Hariri travelled to Riyadh on Nov. 3 before abruptly resigning in a televised statement a day later. Hariri and Saudi Arabia have both denied he is being held in Riyadh or was coerced to resign.



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