Saad Hariri

Lebanese politician

Saad El-Din Rafik Al-Hariri[5] (Arabic: سعد الدين رفيق الحريري‎; born 18 April 1970) is a Lebanese politician. He was the 33rd Prime Minister of Lebanon from December 2016 to January 2020.[6] He was also the Prime Minister from November 2009 to June 2011.

Saad Al Hariri
سعد الحريري
President of Russia Vladimir Putin & Prime Minister Lebanon Saad Hariri in Sochi, 13 September 2017 (3) (Cropped).jpg
33rd Prime Minister of Lebanon
In office
18 December 2016 – 21 January 2020
PresidentMichel Aoun
DeputyGhassan Hasbani
Preceded byTammam Salam
Succeeded byHassan Diab
In office
9 November 2009 – 13 June 2011
PresidentMichel Suleiman
DeputyElias Murr
Preceded byFouad Siniora
Succeeded byNajib Mikati
Leader of the Future Movement Party
Assumed office
20 April 2005
Preceded byRafic Hariri
Personal details
Born (1970-04-18) 18 April 1970 (age 50)
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Political partyFuture Movement
Other political
March 14 Alliance
Spouse(s)Lara Al Azem (m. 1998)
  • Houssam
  • Loulwa
  • Abdulaziz
ResidenceRiyadh, Saudi Arabia
Alma materGeorgetown University
WebsiteOfficial website
Official Facebook
Official Twitter

On 29 October 2019, amid the 2019 Lebanese protests, Hariri announced his resignation, and that of his cabinet.[7]


  1. 1.0 1.1 Rola el Husseini (15 October 2012). Pax Syriana: Elite Politics in Postwar Lebanon. Syracuse University Press. p. 261. ISBN 978-0-8156-3304-4. Retrieved 8 March 2013.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Hubbard, Ben; Saad, Hwaida (22 November 2017). "Saad Hariri Steps Back From Resignation in Lebanon". Retrieved 1 March 2018 – via
  3. 3.0 3.1 CNN, Chandrika Narayan,. "Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri resigns". Retrieved 1 March 2018.CS1 maint: extra punctuation (link)
  4. Fisk, Robert. "Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri accepts exile in France as Saudi Arabia no longer feels like a home away from home". The independent. Retrieved 17 November 2017. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)
  5. "سعد الدين الحريري… رئيس شركة سعودي اوجيه المحدودة". (in Arabic). Retrieved 4 November 2017.
  6. "Hariri Back in Lebanon for First Time in 3 Years His nephew's name is Sultan Al Shaikh". Lebanon News.Net. Retrieved 8 August 2014. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)
  7. Yee, Vivian (29 October 2019). "Lebanon's Prime Minister, Saad Hariri, to Step Down". The New York Times. Retrieved 29 October 2019.

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