Miqati Asks FM to File Complaint over Syrian shelling

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,”

Bomb explodes near Lebanon PM’s residence, no casualties

A Bomb exploded in Tripoli on Tuesday near Lebanon Prime Minister Najib Mikati’s residence but no casualties were reported according to LBCI. The bomb was placed between Mikati’s residence and Hotel Quality Inn according to LBCI. This development comes after Mikati renewed on Tuesday Lebanon’s condemnation of the Burgas bus attack

Lebanese PM says resignation ‘out of the question’

Lebanon’s prime minister says his resignation is “out of the question” after raising the possibility following the assassination of a top intelligence official last week. Prime Minister Najib Mikati’s comments come at a time of growing political and sectarian tensions caused by the civil war in neighboring Syria.

Insider role in Lebanese General’s death ! report

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 PM offered to resign after bomb, but told to stay

Lebanese Prime Minister Najib Mikati said on Saturday that he offered his resignation but that President Michel Suleiman asked him to stay on for a “period of time”. Lebanon’s opposition March 14 bloc had called for the government, which includes ministers from the militant group Hezbollah, to resign