Jumblatt calls Hariri for first time since defecting to March 8

Progressive Socialist Party leader Walid Jumblatt reportedly called Caretaker PM Saad Hariri, for the first time since he named Najib Miqati as PM-designate last January according al-Hayat newspaper . Jumblatt reportedly stressed to Hariri the need to return to the national dialogue table.

MP Majdalani: Cabinet formed by Hezbollah, awaits Syria’s green light

March 14 MP Atef Majdalani told Sada al-Balad newspaper that the cabinet has already been formed by Hezbollah but is awaiting green light from Syria. “Hezbollah has the line-up of the new cabinet which is awaiting Damascus’ green light to be announced, and everything we’re hearing about names and obstacles is only aimed at covering […]

MP sakr calls on Hezbollah to surrender arms to Lebanon army

March 14 MP Okab Sakr old MTV on Sunday:“The goal of resistance should be to defend the state, not violate it. When the resistance begins to threaten the state and people, questions arise,” he said and added: “A country without resistance is helpless, but a resistance without a state is nothing.”

Hezbollah’s No. 2 accuses March 14 of sabotage

Hezbollah number 2 , Sheikh Naim Qassem said on Friday that March 14 parties want to “sabotage the country.” “They want to sabotage to be able to rule…and they want to do so regardless of any new cabinet that will be formed,” Qassem said, according to a statement issued by Hezbollah.

Geagea: Aoun crossed the line

Lebanese Forces leader Samir Geagea is holding Free Patriotic Movement leader MP Michel Aoun responsible “for any domestic violence in Lebanon.” In an open letter addressed to Aoun, Geagea said on Wednesday that the FPM leader’s comments on Hezbollah’s arms are “a clear call for resorting to domestic violence.”