Jawad Walid al-Aridi, 22, a Lebanese national was killed in Carúpano a coastal city in the eastern Venezuelan state of Sucre during an attempted robbery, LBC television reported on Saturday evening. The residents of Aridi’s hometown of Baysour, in Mount Lebanon were outraged
Public Works and Transportation Minister Ghazi Aridi said on Sunday that he decided to boycott the cabinet sessions “to object to the performance of the Finance Ministry regarding the transfer of funds to his ministry.”
Public Works and Transportation Minister Ghazi Aridi, explained on Thursday why the Progressive Socialist Party ministers in the cabinet, had reservations about appointment former minister Adnan as-Sayyed Hussein as the new president of the Lebanese University.
Progressive Socialist Party ( PSP) leader MP Walid Jumblatt warned that Lebanon is witnessing “systematic deterioration. He made his remarks during an interview with As-Safir newspaper. Jumblatt said he had dispatched Cabinet Minister Ghazi Aridi, a PSP member to meet with Hezbollah chief Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah.
Walid Jumblatt arrived in Damascus at 4:30pm on Thursday on an unannounced visit. According to New TV, the leader of the Progressive Socialist Party arrived as the head of Intelligence of Lebanon’s Internal Security Forces, Col. Wissam Al-Hasan, left the Syrian capital briefly thereafter. Al-Hasan is closely tied politically to Prime Minister Saad Hariri.
Future TV reported that Transportation and Public Works Minister Gazi al Aridi will head to Damascus on Saturday to continue with the discussions that MP Walid Jumblatt started during his visits to Syria. Aridi is expected to meet with General Mohammad Nassif and several Syrian officials
The search operations for the victims , debris and voice recorder ( black box ) of the crashed Ethiopian plane was halted due to bad weather conditions according to Future TV Al Manar TV quoted Minister of Transportation and Public Works Ghazi Aridi said as saying that the investigation committee will issue a report in […]
Lebanon’s Transportation and Public Works Minister Ghazi al-Aridi said on Saturday that advanced submarines were on-route to Lebanon to aid in search operations of the Ethiopian Airlines flight ET409 crash. “We did not expect to discover that 10 kilometers from the Lebanese shore, there are depths that go beyond 1300 meters.” Aridi said During Friday’s […]
Lebanon’s Information Minister Tarek Mitri said after Cabinet’s extraordinary session that the black boxes had been detected at a depth ranging from 200 to 1400 meters below the surface of the sea. He also said that the submarine which will be sent to identify the location is to take pictures and to determine the exact […]
Lebanon’s Transportation and Public Works Minister Ghazi Aridi revealed Wednesday that some progress has been made in finding the plane’s body and expected positive results by early morning Thursday. “The search will continue overnight, and we hope to have located the remains of the aircraft by Thursday morning,” Aridi told AFP. “But the sea bottom […]