The president of Lebanon accused Saudi Arabia on Wednesday of holding Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri with his family, this being the first time he explicitly says he was arrested, which he described as an act of aggression. “We will not accept that he remains a hostage detained for reasons that we do not know,” President Michel Aoun said in a statement. The abrupt resignation of al-Hariri as prime minister in a televised statement from the Saudi capital, Riyadh, on November 4 placed Lebanon in the focus of a power struggle …

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