Lebanon PM Hariri resigns, assails Iran and Hezbollah

Lebanon PM Hariri resigns, assails Iran and HezbollahBy Angus McDowall , Tom Perry and Sarah Dadouch BEIRUT (Reuters) – Lebanon’s Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri resigned on Saturday, saying he believed there was an assassination plot against him and accusing Iran and its Lebanese ally Hezbollah of sowing strife in the Arab world. It thrust Lebanon into the front line of a regional competition between Sunni Saudi Arabia and Shi’ite Iran that has also buffeted Syria, Iraq, Yemen and Bahrain.



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