Geagea: The Christians reached a deal on the electoral law

Lebanese Forces leader Samir Geagea said during a press conference in Maarab that his first preference is for an electoral law that calls for smaller districts , but if Free Patriotic Movement Leader MP Michel Aoun can convince his allies to adopt the so called orthodox gathering electoral law then he is willing to accept […]

Christians agreed to adopt the Orthodox gathering law

The Christian four-party panel  on the electoral law on Sunday agreed to endorse the electoral law proposed by the so-called Orthodox Gathering, under which each sect would elect its own lawmakers, LBCI  reported on sunday . The panel took its decision during a meeting held in Bkirki

Lebanon Elections might be postponed, says Charbel

Lebanese Interior Minister Marwan Charbel told LBC television on Sunday that the 2013 parliamentary elections could be postponed if no agreement is reached on a new electoral law and if the security situation in Lebanon is not stable. “If a new electoral law, other than the current 1960 law, is not agreed upon and the […]

Geagea : Aoun should be the last to accuse anyone of lying

Lebanese Forces leader Samir Geagea on Wednesday blasted Free Patriotic Movement leader MP Michel Aoun for accusing him of lying over the issue of the electoral law. “Aoun is the last person in the Lebanese Republic to accuse anyone about lying,” Geagea said during an interview with Voice of Lebanon radio station.

Geagea says ‘unacceptable’ to re-elect Berri as speaker

Lebanese Forces leader Samir Geagea told Al-Akhbar newspaper in remarks published on Thursday that Nabih Berri could not remain the speaker of parliament after the upcoming elections. “Despite our respect towards him, we cannot accept Berri as speaker of parliament due to his current political alignment,”

Lebanon PM urges expats to register to vote in 2013

Prime Minister Najib Mikati urged Lebanese expatriates on Saturday to register for voting with the Lebanese embassies to be able to participate in the 2013 parliamentary elections. During a dinner banquet last Friday evening in , Kinshasa , DR Congo , Mikati addressed the Lebanese community , by saying: “register your names with the Lebanese […]

March 14, Jumblatt form committee on electoral law

March 14 MP Khaled Zahraman , a key member of Future Movement parliamentary bloc said on Sunday that a committee to agree on an electoral law for the 2013 elections and beyond was formed and it includes members from March 14’s Lebanese Forces, Future Movement and the National Struggle Front bloc.

Aoun admits that Lebanese politicians are a mafia, updates

Free Patriotic Movement leader MP Michel Aoun  admitted   on Saturday during a visit to Jezzine  that Lebanese politicians are a  mafia and he has the documents to prove it . The country is being robbed, as most of its rulers form mafia groups. ” he added: I have documents and investigations  to prove it