Hariri

Hariri

(Abu Muhammad al-Kasim al-Hariri) (härē`rē), 1054–1122, Arab writer of BasraBasra
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. His principal work is one of the most popular of Arabic books. It is called Makamat [literary assemblies], the name of a literary genre that was much affected at this time. It consists of 50 episodes, in which an old rogue, Abu Zaid, goes from place to place earning his living by his clever talk and his wits. It is written in an almost euphuistic style. Numerous Western translations have been made since the 17th cent.
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Rafik Hariri was an exceptional man who made a life-changing impact on almost everyone he met, whether aligned or not with his vision and actions.
NNA - The Hariri Foundation for Human Development recalled Wednesday the last moments of Martyr Prime Minister Rafic Hariri at the Etoile Cafe in downtown Beirut, as more than 100 young men and women from the Future Movement gathered at the Cafe in Nejmeh Square.
Hariri, who heads a coalition government that includes ministers from the Hezbollah, said all members of the government had agreed to stay out of conflicts in Arab countries.
Beirut, (IANS) Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri announced on Wednesday he was putting his resignation on hold, more than two weeks after he shocked the country by saying he was stepping down.
The period that passed was perhaps like a wakeup call for all of us to look for Lebanon's interests rather than looking at problems around us," Hariri said.
Lebanese state officials and senior politicians close to Hariri say Riyadh forced him to quit and held him in the kingdom, which Saudi Arabia and Hariri have denied.
According to CNN, Hariri attended Beirut Arab University and worked with the Arab Nationalist Movement.
JEDDAH -- Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri has left Saudi Arabia for France, a TV channel owned by his family says.
French President Emmanuel Macron (right) welcomes Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri at the Elysee Presidenti Image Credit: AFP Habib Toumi, Bureau Chief
On Wednesday, Macron invited Hariri to visit Francealong with his family, providing what French diplomats said might be a way to reduce tensions surrounding the crisis.
He said that the main aim now is that Hariri can return to Lebanon without any conditions or restrictions on his freedom and, once back in Lebanon, that he can decide whether to step down as the prime minister, the news agency reported.
Mr Hariri accused Iran of sowing "fear and destruction" in several countries including Lebanon.