Current unrest in the region started on November 4, when the prime minister of Lebanon, Saad Hariri, announced his resignation by reading a statement on live television.
In his resignation he made bitter attacks on both Iran and Hezbollah, and top Lebanese officials and politicians close to Hariri have said Saudi Arabia coerced him to resign, dictated his statement and have held him under house arrest.
Nevertheless, President Aoun has refused to accept the resignation and called on the Saudi authorities to clarify the reasons preventing Prime Minister Hariri from returning to Lebanon. Hariri, in a pre-recorded statement broadcast on Saudi TV, lashed out at Hezbollah and said he feared for his safety.
He added that he considered it an "act of aggression" against Lebanon.
In a television interview on Sunday, Hariri said he would return to his country within days and held out the possibility he could rescind his resignation if Iran-backed Hezbollah agreed to stay out of regional conflicts such as Yemen.
Velayati went on to say that Hariri's resignation is an internal issue and expressed hope that Hariri would review his decision and remain in his job.
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Extensive damage has also been reported in countless villages , which have also seen telecommunication and power outages. Geological Survey ( USGS ) announced, as people across the region reported damage to buildings in the area.
Bahaa Hariri, 51, worked in his family's construction and development company, Saudi Oger, in Saudi Arabia. Political analysts have said that any military clash in Lebanon would be a "proxy war" between Saudi Arabia and Iran.
In April 2005, two months after their father, former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri, was assassinated in a Beirut bombing, the family announced that Saad would assume his father's political mantle, skipping over his brother, Bahaa, who is several years his senior. "You will see", Hariri wrote, without elaborating.
At a meeting with Lebanese Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil for talks in Brussels on Tuesday, Mogherini stressed the European Union's support for Lebanon's "stability, unity, integrity and sovereignty", according to a statement from her office.
"I want to reiterate that I am very, very well and I will return if God wills it to the beloved Lebanon just as I promised".
Hariri has denied being kept in custody by Saudi Arabia and pledged on Wednesday to return soon.