Serious dialogue officially launched with Hezbollah, Rai says

Maronite Patriarch Beshara al-Rai revealed on Monday that “serious dialogue has officially been launched with Hezbollah in order for all matters to be laid out in the open at the national dialogue.” Rai said on Monday that the possession of arms outside the state’s authority is unacceptable, according to a report by Voice of Lebanon […]

Syria starts “dialogue” talks without main opposition

Syria’s main opposition groups boycotted talks on national dialogue on Sunday but Vice President Farouq al-Shara said the country, which is facing months of unrest, has no alternative to dialogue. Sharaa was speaking at the start of a two-day conference aimed at setting the framework for national dialogue promised by President Bashar al-Assad,

Gemayel: Lebanon has an important in ME peace process

Lebanon’s former president and Phalange Party leader Amin Gemayel said after meeting with a French parliamentary delegation that Lebanon has an important role to play in the Middle East peace process. The French delegation was accompanied by French Ambassador to Lebanon Denis Pietton . Gemayel added that “Lebanon remains the focus of nations’ attention and […]

Christian – Muslim Dialogue committee to meet Saturday

The Christian – Muslim Dialogue committee announced in a statement late Friday that it will hold an emergency meeting with the Archbishop of Beirut , Bishop Boulos Matar to express its solidarity with him and to condemn the abuse by a journalist of Saudi Arabian newspaper “Okaz” . The meeting will be held at 10 […]