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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NNA - President of the Council of Ministers Saad Hariri arrived today to Tripoli, accompanied by former minister Ghattas Khoury, on the eve of the Sunday by-election to elect a Sunni MP.
Summary: A day before the 14th anniversary of his assassination, former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri was commemorated Wednesday by various officials and at a forum in Beirut.
Lebanese social media users have circulated footage of Prime Minister Saad Hariri while casually wandering in Paris with one of his friends.
Lebanon was plunged into crisis in November when Hariri resigned as prime minister while in Saudi Arabia.
Several media reports stated that the announcement came at the end of the first Cabinet meeting to be held since Lebanon plunged into a political crisis post Hariri's unexpected resignation.
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.
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.
By: Egypt Today staff CAIRO -- 22 November 2017: After the recent suspension of his resignation, Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri celebrated with his supporters in Beirut's streets and declared to them, "I'm staying with you." In front of his residence in Beirut, aptly named "Moderation House", Hariri affirmed that he will be staying in Lebanon to defend the country's stability, freedom, peace and Arabism.
JEDDAH -- Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri has left Saudi Arabia for France, a TV channel owned by his family says.
According to CNN, Hariri attended Beirut Arab University and worked with the Arab Nationalist Movement.
Hariri's abrupt resignation while he was in Saudi Arabia and his continued stay there have caused a political crisis in Lebanon and thrust it into the bitter rivalry between Riyadh and Iran.
Lebanon's Prime Minister Saad Hariri BEIRUT: The live TV appearance and on Sunday night of Saad Hariri, who resigned as Lebanon's prime minister on Nov.