"Lebanon, in the heart of chaos", on France 5: a generation in rupture with the
Alfred system of Montesquiou went to meet the Lebanese youth that tries to mobilize after the bankruptcy of the state. He places the crisis in the social, political and geopolitical complexity that characterizes the country of cedar.
Lebanon-Crisis / Saudi Arabia (Lead 1): Lead 1-Lebanon-The Minister who criticized Saudi Arabia will resign
(updated with declaration of Kordahi)
December 2 (Reuters) - The Lebanese Minister of Information, George Kordahi, confirmed that he would resign Friday to facilitate a possible exit of the diplomatic crisis between Beirut and Ryad provoked by comments he has made on the military intervention of Saudi Arabia in Yemen.
George Kordahi made this announcement on the Lebanese TV and MTV television, stating that it was "ready since the first day (from the crisis) to resign if it can help".
sources said earlier in the day that this decision was intended to pave the way for negotiations carried out by the French President Emmanuel Macron during his displacement of two days in the Gulf, where he waited from Friday in Saudi Arabia , in the United Arab Emirates and Qatar.
Lebanon, in the heart of Chaos (France 5) Where is Lebanon?
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Tensions between Lebanon and Saudi Arabia, increasing for years because of the growing place of Shiite Hezbollah Lebanese Movement, has reached an unprecedented peak after the late October dissemination of an interview in which George Kordahi assured that combatants Houthis Shiites in Yemen defended against an external aggression.
Ryad, who said to see in these comments a symbol of the ever-power of Hezbollah in Lebanon, expelled in reaction the Lebanese ambassador, recalled his emissar to Beirut and forbids the importation of Lebanese products.
diplomatic measures have also been taken by several allies of Arabia in the Gulf, including the United Arab Emirates.
The Hezbollah, who accused the Saudi Arabia to exacerbate the tensions, opposed the resignation of George Kordahi. (French version Jean Terzian)
The Saudi Prince-heir Ben Salman in seduction in his tour in the Gulf .
© bandar Algaloud / Courtesy of Saudi Royal Court / Handout via Reuters The Saudi Prince Mohammed Ben Salman, received by his counterpart of Abu Dhabi Mohammed Ben Zayed Al-Nahyan in the emirate, December 7, 2021. While an alleged commando involved in the assassination of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was arrested on Tuesday, December 7 in Paris, Mohammed Ben Salman is on tour in the Gulf.