Hariri

Hariri

(Abu Muhammad al-Kasim al-Hariri) (härē`rē), 1054–1122, Arab writer of BasraBasra
, Arabic al Basrah, city (1987 pop. 406,296), SE Iraq, on the Shatt al Arab. Basra is Iraq's second largest city and principal port. Its commercially advantageous location, near oil fields and 75 mi (121 km) from the Persian Gulf, has made it prosperous, and oil is
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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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Summary: Hariri does not specify if he is candidate for PM; Pledges to help president's efforts to form govt; Indictments over Rafik al-Hariri killing "imminent".
San Francisco resident Ali Hariri was recently sentenced in what may be the largest hedge fund insider trading case in history.
BEIRUT: Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri said in comments published on Monday that he erred in accusing Syria of the murder of his father, ex-premier Rafiq Hariri, in a 2005 bombing in Beirut.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Secretary-General of Hezbollah Seyed Hassan Nasrallah in a press conference on Monday presented some astonishing evidence which proves involvement of the Zionist regime in the assassination of the late Lebanese Prime Minister, Rafiq Hariri.
Besides the bilateral relations, Erdogan-al Hariri meetingis expected to focus on recent regional developments.
Hariri was speaking at the end of a two-day visit to Syria that marked the end to nearly five years of animosity between Damascus and the broad political alliance led by Hariri.
Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri met Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in Damascus on Saturday for talks to end nearly five years of animosity between Damascus and a broad political alliance led by Hariri.
Arab News <p>RIYADH: Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah congratulated Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri on Saturday for winning the confidence of the Lebanese people and becoming the country's premier.
Summary: Coalition leader Saad Hariri was reappointed prime minister-designate on Wednesday after he stepped down from the post last week
FEARS of a return to bloodshed hit Beirut last night after former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri was killed in a suicide bombing.
It covers the principal events involving the successive governments of Omar Karami, Rashid al-Sulh, and Rafiq al-Hariri and provides an overview of the Friendship Treaty and Defense Agreement between Lebanon and Syria, the general elections of summer 1992, and the reconstruction policies of the Hariri cabinet.
Giles Trendle reports from Beirut that Rafic Hariri may represent Lebanon's last chance to revive its fortunes.