Two weeks after he stunned everyone by announcing from Saudi Arabia that he was quitting, Saad Hariri finally returned to Beirut to tender his resignation to the country's president. Except he then agreed to suspend that offer of resignation. It's still unclear if Hariri really wants to quit. For now, he's agreed to pursue consultations with partners in his national unity government. In other words, he hopes to obtain concessions from Hezbollah.
Produced by Charles WENTE, Selina SYKES and Van MEGUERDITCHIAN.
Carol MALOUF KHATTAB
Journalist specialised in Islamic organisations covering Middle East & Syria
Vera EL KHOURY LACOEUILHE
Lecturer in international law, Sorbonne University
Editor, Diwan Blog