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 […]
Lebanon’s opposition leader Saad al-Hariri urged supporters to pull back after protesters tried to storm the offices of Prime Minister Najib Mikati, calling for him to quit. “We want peace, the government should fall but we want that in a peaceful way. I call on all those who are in the streets to pull back,
Phalange party MP Fadi al-Haber told Kuwaiti daily As-Seyassah in remarks published on Wednesday that Hezbollah and the Syrian regime have been involved in “all” the past assassinations and attempted assassinations in Lebanon. “All the assassination attempts that occurred in Lebanon in the past were coordinated between Hezbollah and the Syrian regime,” Haber said.
As spillover from the civil war in Syria continues to unsettle Lebanon, the prolonged absence of Saad Hariri, the country’s former prime minister and leader of its Sunni community, has created a political vacuum of sorts, as his influence has declined and new voices have emerged. Mr. Hariri, whose father, former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri, […]
Former Lebanese PM and Future Movement leader MP Saad Hariri discussed on Tuesday the latest local and regional developments with Progressive Socialist Party leader MP Walid Jumblatt in Paris, a statement issued by Hariri’s press office reported.
Former Lebanese PM and current Future Movement leader MP Saad Hariri denied in a statement on Thursday LBC TV reports that suggested he was on the brink of bankruptcy and that Saudi Arabia and Qatar granted him a huge financial aid package. “These reports are completely false
The Syrian judiciary has reportedly issued arrest warrants for Lebanese leaders “on charges of backing and financing armed groups,” Sky News Arabia reported on Monday. In an interview with Hezbollah’s al-Manar television , Damascus’ First Attorney-General Mohammed Marwan al-Loji said yesterday that “the Syrian judicial authorities are preparing arrest warrants for several
As was widely expected the visiting secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council and its chief nuclear negotiator Saeed Jalili met Hezbollah Secretary General Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah on Tuesday , National News Agency reported
Former Lebanese prime minister Saad Hariri criticized the visit to Lebanon on Monday by the secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council and its chief nuclear negotiator Saeed Jalili . “ He ( Jalili) is unwelcome in this critical period during which the Syrian people are suffering the most horrible types of massacres
Former Prime Minister Saad Hariri said Saturday that he hopes the holy month of Ramadan would bring an end to the suffering of the Syrian people. “I wish this Holy month will spell the end of suffering of the Syrian people at the hand of the brutal regime, and will mark the beginning of their […]