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Hariri, back in Beirut, attends national day parade

Saad Hariri, who announced his resignation as Lebanon’s prime minister from Saudi Arabia, is seen at Beirut’s international airport, in Beirut, Lebanon, Nov. 21, 2017. (Reuters/Mohamed Azakir)
Saad Hariri, who announced his resignation as Lebanon’s prime minister from Saudi Arabia greets Lebanese President Michel Aoun as he attends a military parade to celebrate the 74th anniversary of Lebanon’s independence in downtown Beirut, Lebanon Nov. 22, 2017. (Reuters/Mohamed Azakir)
Saad Hariri, who announced his resignation as Lebanon’s prime minister from Saudi Arabia reacts as he talks with Lebanese President Michel Aoun while attending a military parade to celebrate the 74th anniversary of Lebanon’s independence in downtown Beirut, Lebanon Nov. 22, 2017. (Reuters/Mohamed Azakir)
Saad Hariri, who announced his resignation as Lebanon’s prime minister from Saudi Arabia arrives to attend a military parade to celebrate the 74th anniversary of Lebanon’s independence in downtown Beirut, Lebanon Nov. 22, 2017. (Reuters/Mohamed Azakir)
BEIRUT: Saad Hariri attended independence day celebrations in Beirut on Wednesday after returning to Lebanon for the first time since resigning as prime minister in a broadcast from Saudi Arabia.
Hariri, whose sudden resignation on Nov. 4 pitched Lebanon into crisis, flew into Beirut late on Tuesday. He arrived at the military parade, which President Michel Aoun and Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri will also attend in central Beirut.

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