Hezbollah claims Saudis forced resignation of Lebanon’s PM Hariri

Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah speaks during a rally to mark Jerusalem Day or Al-Quds day, in the southern suburb of Beirut in 2014. On Sunday, Nasrallah, in a televised speech, said Lebanon’s prime minister Saad Hariri was forced by Saudi Arabia to resign. (AP Photo/Bilal Hussein, File)

The head of Lebanon’s militant group Hezbollah says the country’s former prime minister, Saad Hariri, was forced by Saudi Arabia to resign. On Sunday, Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah accused Saudi Arabia of drafting Hariri’s resignation letter and forcing him to read it on Saudi TV.


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