Lebanon Speaker Nabih Berri met on Saturday with a delegation of the Progressive Socialist Party to discuss the initiative of PSP leader MP Walid Jumblatt which is aimed at resolving the government crisis.
In an open letter to Speaker Nabih Berri, Lebanese Forces leader Samir Geagea condemned the continued parliamentary meetings in light of the 25 assassinations and failed assassination attempts in Lebanon in the past few years.
Lebanese Speaker Nabih Berri told An-Nahar newspaper in remarks published on Sunday that he is ready to work on forming a new national unity cabinet to head off the political crisis caused by the assassination of the country’s top intelligence official last week.
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,”
Speaker Nabih Berri denied in remarks published on Thursday discussing the Fouad Boutros electoral proposal with President Michel Suleiman. “ The reports regarding agreement with the president over the adoption of the Boutros electoral law is devoid of truth,” Berri told Al-Akhbar newspaper, adding that the issue never came up during his discussion with the […]
According to a report by ad-Diyar newspaper Speaker Nabih Berri has been avoiding public appearances because he is being targeted for assassination. Health Minister Ali Hassan Khalil, who is Berri’s advisor, told the daily that the
Year after year, Lebanese politics go berserk in the summer, with accusations and threats exchanged among the Lebanese politicians, security incidents and road blockings here and there.
“It is unacceptable for the government to continue under its current performance”, Speaker Nabih Berri was quoted as saying by members of the parliament, during his weekly meeting with lawmakers.
Free Patriotic Movement leader MP Michel Aoun is currently meeting with Speaker Nabih Berri at his residence in Ain el Tinah in west Beirut. Berri is reportedly trying to intervene to end the cabinet crisis. Labor Minister Charbel Nahhas a member of Aoun’s Change and Reform bloc refuses to sign the decree on transportation allowances […]
Former Prime Minister Saad Hariri said on his Twitter page in response to Speaker Nabih Berri’s criticism: “Berri is cute and I’ll teach him diving, but it appears that he is not happy about my twits and this makes me very happy.”