France’s Macron hopes for progress on Lebanon during Saudi talks

 French President Emmanuel Macron said on Friday he hoped talks he would hold in Saudi Arabia later in the day would help alleviate tension between Gulf states and Lebanon. Lebanon’s Information Minister George Kordahi resigned on Friday to help end a diplomatic spat with Saudi Arabia over comments he had made criticising Saudi Arabia’s role … More France’s Macron hopes for progress on Lebanon during Saudi talks

Saudi, UAE Summon Lebanon Envoys Over Minister’s Yemen War Remarks

PARIS, France – Saudi Arabia and the UAE summoned Lebanon’s ambassadors on Wednesday over Information Minister George Kordahi’s criticism of the Riyadh – led military coalition fighting rebels in Yemen. Kordahi said during an interview aired on Monday that the Iran – backed Huthi rebels are ‘defending themselves…against an external aggression’, adding that ‘homes, villages, … More Saudi, UAE Summon Lebanon Envoys Over Minister’s Yemen War Remarks

Saudi – Lebanon Diplomatic Crisis Worsens As Envoy Expelled, Importa Banned

PARIS, France – Saudi Arabia order the Lebanese ambassador to the kingdom to leave within 48 hours on Friday and banned all Lebanese imports in response to critical comments made by a Lebanese minister about the Saudi – led military intervention in Yemen. The diplomatic rupture throws Lebanon’s capital into further crisis as it tries to … More Saudi – Lebanon Diplomatic Crisis Worsens As Envoy Expelled, Importa Banned

Saudi Arabia Advises Citizens Not To Travel To Lebanon – Ministry

PARIS, France – Saudi Arabia has advised its citizens not to travel to Lebanon in light of the latest security events, the foreign ministry wrote on Twitter on Sunday. Lebanon remains on  a Saudi travel list where obtaining prior permission to visit is required. On Thursday, seven people were killed in violence in Beirut  as crowd … More Saudi Arabia Advises Citizens Not To Travel To Lebanon – Ministry