Region: Lebanese loyalties tested

Lebanon’s acting prime minister Saad Hariri has endured a tortuous summer, failing repeatedly to form a government after his Future movement lost significant support among its Sunni support base in the first parliamentary elections for nine years, held on 6 May. An early September report in The New York Times alleging that UAE security officials had asked Israeli spyware firm NSO Group to intercept his phone calls is unlikely to have lightened Hariri’s mood. 6th September 2018, Issue 1,065. Read more

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