Saad El-Din Rafik Al-Hariri is a Lebanese-Saudi politician and the Prime Minister of Lebanon since December 2016. He was also the Prime Minister from November 2009 to June 2011. He is the second son of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafic Hariri, who was assassinated in 2005. Hariri has also been the leader of the Future Movement party since 2005. He is seen as "the strongest figurehead" of the March 14 movement. After three years living overseas, he returned to Lebanon on 8 August 2014 and he was designated Prime Minister on 3 November 2016. Hariri's surprise resignation on November 4, 2017 was widely seen as part of the Iran–Saudi Arabia proxy conflict in Lebanon.