Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri, shown here greeting supporters in Beirut on Nov. 22, 2017, has fired many of his political party's high-ranking officials after its dismal performance in parliamentary elections on May 6. But the purge is also an attempt to try to get back in Saudi Arabia's good graces.
Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri flushed many high-ranking officials from his party in part because of its dismal performance in recent parliamentary elections -- and in part to try to get back in Riyadh's good graces....
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