>> The resignation of Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Al Hariri, taking on a new dimension on Sunday. With Saudi Arabia and other foreign ministers holding an emergency meeting in Cairo, discussing ways to confront Iran and its Lebanese ally, Hezbollah, who the Arab allies are interfering in their internal affairs.
Hariri will also be in Egypt on Monday, according to a leader in his party. The man, himself, has been in Paris since Saturday, where he met the French President, Emmanuel Macron. He says he'll be back in Lebanon by Wednesday, Britain Dependence Day celebrations, when he will clarify his position.
Hariri resigned to the televised speech from Saudi Arabia earlier this month. He said he feared for his life and criticized Iran and its ally, Hezbollah, of spreading strife from the Arab worlds. Lebanon's President Michel Aoun has said he will no accept the resignation unless it's delivered on his turf and in person.
All sides in Beirut have called for his speedy return. His stay in Riyadh has led to accusations from Lebanese officials and politicians that Saudi Arabia had coerced him to resign. The Kingdom and Hariri deny this. The resignation has sparked a political crisis in Lebanon and put it on the front line of a regional power struggle between Sunni, Saudi Arabia and Shiite, Iran.
Saudi Arabia also accuses Hezbollah of a role in the launching of a missile at Riyadh from Yemen this month.