Lebanese Prime Minister Najib Mikati condemned on Sunday the cross-border shelling from Syria into northern Lebanon border towns. “We denounce the death of Lebanese citizens in incidents they have nothing to do with and we call on the relevant Syrian authorities to take the appropriate measures to prevent the recurrence of such incidents,”
In an interview on Hezbollah’s mouthpiece al-Manar television, Free Patriotic Movement leader MP Michel Aoun on Friday blasted Progressive Socialist party leader MP Walid jumblatt for rejecting the proposed Orthodox electoral law and said the PSP leader is mourning his defeat
Progressive Socialist Party leader MP Walid Jumblatt left for Saudi Arabia on Friday aboard a private jet, accompanied by MP Nehme Tohme National News Agency reported. The Druze leader is scheduled to meet with several high-ranking officials, including the Saudi FM , Bandar bin Sultan ,
As was expected Progressive Socialist Party leader MP Walid Jumblatt visited on Tuesday night former prime minister Saad Hariri at his residence in the French capital Paris Jumblatt and Hariri “stressed the need to preserve the Taef constitution and religious coexistence in Lebanon which provide protection for national unity and stability in the face of […]
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 […]
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,”
Progressive Socialist Party leader MP Walid Jumblatt revealed on Monday his initiative for ending Lebanon tension which calls for rejecting the use of Lebanon by Iran to improve its negotiating position with the western countries over its nuclear program, and rejecting the use of Lebanon as a base to fight Iran.
A clash broke out on Monday between residents of Baqaata , the largest commercial center in the Shouf region of Mt Lebanon and a Hezbollah security convoy after the residents discovered an illegal telecom network belonging to Hezbollah militant group that passes through their town all the way to al-Mukhtara according to media reports.
Progressive Socialist Party leader MP Walid Jumblatt said in an interview on LBC TV Thursday evening that in order to avoid a political vacuum in Lebanon his ministers will not quit from the current government . “I will not resign from the cabinet and let the country face a political vacuum,”
Beirut, Lebanon – Here’s a rundown of some of the key players in the recent unrest in Lebanon, where the country’s top intelligence official was killed in a Friday bombing: