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Israeli Minister Wants to Name a Jerusalem Train Station for Trump

Ahmad Tibi, a leading Arab member of the Knesset, called Mr. Katz’s proposal “part of the chain reaction to the Trump speech,” which he said had set off “a competition among ministers over who will be more extreme regarding the [...]
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Lebanon’s Vanishing Prime Minister Is Back at Work. Now What?

Now Mr. Hariri is at home once again — and everyone is trying to figure out what comes next. “Where do we go from here?” said Nadim Munla, senior adviser to Mr. Hariri. “Everybody is monitoring Iran and Hezbollah, and I really [...]
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After a Mysterious Odyssey, Lebanon’s Prime Minister Is Home

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Mr. Hariri’s resignation announcement came amid swirling tensions in the Middle East as an increasingly assertive Saudi Arabia seeks to push back against growing Iranian influence. Mr. Hariri was widely seen as resigning under pressure [...]
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Lebanese Prime Minister Meets Macron in France After Mysterious Saudi Stay

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Mr. Hariri, for his part, said he feared for his safety in Lebanon. With European diplomats scrambling to defuse the crisis, France seized the role of mediator. France has strong ties to Lebanon, dating from the early 20th century, and [...]
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Beirut Journal: A Missing Prime Minister Is the Antihero of Beirut’s Marathon

2 months ago | 0 comment
It was rebuilt, controversially, as a playground for the wealthy, under Rafik Hariri, a former prime minister who symbolized unity to some and corruption to others. The race ends up at Mr. Hariri’s tomb; he was killed in 2005 in a bombing [...]
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Case of Missing Lebanese Prime Minister Stirs Middle East Tensions

2 months ago | 0 comment
Now analysts and diplomats are scrambling to figure out what the latest developments mean, whether they are connected and whether, as some analysts fear, they are part of a buildup to a regional war. Mr. Hariri, until he announced his [...]
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Spain’s Prime Minister Asks for Power to Oust Catalan Leader

3 months ago | 0 comment
Photo Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy of Spain addressing the Senate in Madrid on Friday. Credit Chema Moya/European Pressphoto Agency BARCELONA, Spain [...]
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In Canada, an Immigration Minister Who Himself Is a Refugee

4 months ago | 0 comment
That balance has become even more difficult in recent weeks, as Haitians fearing deportation from the United States have lined up at a ditch in Champlain, N.Y., to walk into Canada, overburdening the country’s refugee processing system. [...]
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Tillerson Hails U.N. Sanctions, as Chinese Minister Rebukes North Korea at Asean Meeting

5 months ago | 0 comment
“Do not violate the U.N.’s decision or provoke the international society’s good will by conducting missile launching or nuclear tests,” Mr. Wang said. He also said, “Of course, we would like to urge other parties like the United [...]
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Nawaz Sharif, Pakistan’s Prime Minister, Toppled by Corruption Case

6 months ago | 0 comment
Watching the courtroom drama was the country’s powerful military, which has traditionally decided the fate of civilian governments. There had been hushed speculation that the court, in coming to its decision, had the tacit, if not overt, [...]