March 14 MP Khaled Zahraman , a key member of Future Movement parliamentary bloc said on Sunday that a committee to agree on an electoral law for the 2013 elections and beyond was formed and it includes members from March 14’s Lebanese Forces, Future Movement and the National Struggle Front bloc.
Speaker Nabih Berri on Monday referred the draft electoral law, that was approved by the cabinet and the president , to the relevant parliamentary committees , National News Agency reported on Monday.
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.
President Michel Suleiman signed on Saturday the new electoral draft law that was approved by the cabinet and referred it to the parliament, National News Agency reported . Lebanon’s Cabinet approved earlier in August the electoral draft law that called for proportional representation and divided the country into 13 districts.
MP Walid Jumblatt’s relations with Hezbollah appear to be deteriorating. He said during an Iftar dinner in the Chouf region of Mt Lebanon over the weekend that his alliance with Hezbollah under the slogan of ‘Army, people and resistance,’ cannot continue at the expense of the state
Progressive Socialist Party leader MP Walid Jumblatt warned on Saturday during an iftar dinner that he hosted at the Mukhtara palace that if March 8 wins the upcoming parliamentary elections, there will be no place for a state of law and order in Lebanon. “If March 8 wins the 2013 parliamentary elections, I do not […]
President Michel Suleiman visited Friday evening Progressive Socialist party leader MP Walid Jumblatt who hosted a dinner in his honor at his residence in Mukhtara, Shouf , in the presence of his son, Timor and PSP ministers: Ghazi Aridi, Aladdin Terru and Wael Abu Faour.
Lebanon Interior Minister Marwan Charbel announced Monday that Lebanese Forces candidate Fadi Karam won Sunday’s by-elections in the Koura district after he secured 12,412 votes. Charbel, who was speaking during a press conference, added that Karam’s main rival
Based on the preliminary results of the Koura’s parliamentary by-elections to fill the Greek-Orthodox seat vacated by the late Lebanese Forces bloc MP Farid Habib who died last May , Dr. Fadi Karam won the election with 12507 against 11262 for Walid al-Aazar
Hezbollah is reportedly seeking to improve ties between Progressive Socialist Party leader MP Walid Jumblatt and and its Christian ally Free Patriotic Movement chief MP Michel Aoun ahead of the 2013 parliamentary elections according to al-Hayat report on Sunday.