In a TV interview with Marcel Ghanem Thursday evening which was broadcasted live from Paris on LBC’s “Kalam Ennass” program , former Lebanese Prime minister and the leader of the largest parliamentary bloc Saad Hariri rejected the proposed Orthodox electoral law ” because it divides the Christians and Muslims and this is a crime against […]
Former Prime Minister and current Future Movement parliamentary bloc leader MP Fouad Siniora said during a press conference that it is impossible to implement a proportional representation type electoral law in the presence of Hezbollah’s arms.
During a ceremony marking Prophet Mohammed’s birthday, Hezbollah chief Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah attacked the Campaigns against the Prophet calling them deliberate and suspicious. “The Campaigns against Prophet Mohammed are deliberate and suspicious and aimed at abusing the great Apostle and his humanity
National Liberal Party ( NLP) leader MP Dori Chamoun called on Wednesday for reducing the size of Lebanon parliament from 128 to 88 members to save the Lebanese taxpayers money, adding that Lebanon should have as many MPs as electoral districts . “I support the individual-districts electoral law proposal and for this reason there should […]
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Despite President Michel Sleiman’s call for resuming the debate in the Cabinet over legalizing civil marriage in Lebanon , Prime Minister Najib Mikati said on Tuesday after returning from Saudi Arabia that such a debate is useless amid the current circumstances in the country. “This issue is not on the table at the moment, since […]
The electoral parliamentary subcommittee ended its meeting on Tuesday without reaching any agreement over a new parliamentary electoral law for the 2013 parliamentary elections. According to MP Robert Ghanem who chairs the committee even though the session was very positive, the approval of an electoral law will not resolve the disputes in Lebanon.
Progressive Socialist Party leader MP Walid Jumblatt also jumped on the civil marriage bandwagon and voiced his support for it a day after President Michel Suleiman called for legalizing civil marriage in Lebanon to help build unity in the multi-faith country. In his weekly article in PSP’s al Anbaa newspaper ,Jumblatt lauded Suleiman’s “progressive thinking,”
MP Sami Gemayel, a key member of the Phalange party parliamentary bloc stressed on Sunday that the ongoing debate on the electoral law does not mean that we should ignore the other debate which is related to weapons, noting that “we are living in a country of lies where each party is trying to dominate […]
Lebanese citizens who are against the electoral law proposed by the Orthodox Gathering are seeking social network websites to launch their campaign against this proposal. The bloggers’ posts accuse the Orthodox Gathering proposal of sectarianism and promoting division.