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Saudis frustrated with Lebanon over Hezbollah

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Lebanese army soldiers stand next to displayed weapons that they received during a ceremony at Beirut airport airbase

Published: 1 March 2016

Last updated: 4 March 2024

Saudis increasingly frustrated with Lebanon - Ibrahim al-Hatlani - Al-Monitor 26.02.16
Saudi Arabia cancels US$4 billion in military aid to a Lebanese government that has been politically hijacked by Hezbollah, according to Hezbollah’s opponents in Lebanon and abroad. Also, Hezbollah Secretary-General Hassan Nasrallah has been escalating his media attacks on Saudi Arabia.
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What is Riyadh's endgame in Lebanon? – Bruce Riedel – Al-Monitor 29.02.16
Saudi Arabia is playing a high-stakes game in Lebanon, seeking to punish and weaken Hezbollah and Iran. It's not clear if the Saudis have an achievable end goal in mind. [Bruce Riedel is director of the Intelligence Project at the Brookings Institution.]

Lebanon’s PM issues ultimatum over Hezbollah - The Times of Israel 26.02.16
Tammam Salam warns Shiite group to fix hostile relationship with Saudi Arabia or he will quit, Lebanese officials say.


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