UPDATE 1-Al Arabiya TV closes Beirut office amid Saudi tensions with Lebanon

BEIRUT, April 1 (Reuters) – The Saudi-owned television news

 

channel Al Arabiya has shut its offices in Lebanon and dismissed

 

27 employees, two of its journalists said on Friday, in a sudden

 

move that comes amid political tensions between Riyadh and

 

Beirut.

 

 

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