Less than one month after its formation, and at an emergency meeting in Cairo on Monday, the National Coalition of Syrian Revolution and Opposition Forces — the latest and broadest front of political opposition groups — said it will choose a prime minister to lead the transitional government that will oversee relief aid and foreign […]
National Struggle Front bloc leader MP Walid Jumblatt told “An-Nahar” newspaper that he is personally ready for a new government if the appropriate conditions are met for this proposal and left it up “to the political forces to decide”.
New details about the assassination of a top intelligence official suggested that it might have been an inside job, fueling at least some accusations by political opponents of the Hezbollah-led government that Hezbollah, a militant Shiite group, had played a role in the killing. Since the bomb attack, there has been a widespread belief here […]
The Obama administration for the first time backed the Lebanese opposition’s call for a new government to be formed in Beirut, following Friday’s killing of a high-ranking Lebanese intelligence official.
SHARE Conference announced that Lebanon’s capital Beirut will host the group’s “internationally acclaimed” event in various locations around the city starting the first week of October, according to a press release issued on Friday .
Former Prime Minister Saad Hariri said Sunday the government’s silence in the face of the killing of two citizens by Syrian shells over the weekend is unacceptable, and accused it of having been appointed to facilitate such acts. “The silence of the Lebanese Government is unacceptable.
Egypt’s ruling military council asked former prime minister Kamal Ganzouri to form a new government on Thursday after protesters demanded the army sack the previous cabinet, Al Jazeera television reported, citing unspecified reports.
The process of the government formation has gone back to square one. The most recent cabinet formation proposal involves giving the Interior Ministry to Marada Movement leader and staunch ally of Syria MP Sleiman Franjieh, MTV reported on Saturday night. Aoun’s latest verbal attack on President Michel Suleiman created another obstacle to the government formation […]
By Ghassan Karam
The unilateral and unauthorized message relayed to the ambassadors of the five permanent members of the Security Council by the Lebanese Foreign Minister did not result in any significant outrage within Lebanon.
The ministerial committee is meeting for the tenth time at the grand Serail. The committee adopted the last draft but there were reservations by some March 14 ministers …Salim Sayegh and Boutros Harb. Source: Dalati & Nohra