National News Agency (NNA) reported that the polling stations opened at 7: 00 am in south Lebanon , amid heavy deployment of the Lebanese Army .
Two major groups announced they were competing for Sidon municipal elections set for May 23 . Mohammed al-Saudi tried but failed to forge consensus list and will now be facing the “Popular Will” list which is backed by the Popular Nasserite Organization. The “Popular Will” is headed by Abdul Rahman al-Ansari and includes Mona Maarouf […]
Last night a meeting was held in Sidon at the residence of Mohammad al-Saudi who heads the consensus and development electoral list. Former PM Fouad Siniora, MP Bahia Hariri , several Future officials and many municipal candidates. According to an Nahar the meeting lasted for 1 hour and that Saudi may announce his electoral list […]
It appears that efforts to reach a consensus agreement over the municipal elections in Sidon ( Saida) have reached a dead end. Mohammed al-Saudi, head of Sidon’s Consensus electoral list, stressed Friday that he is no longer interested in any dialogue . “We want a cooperating and consolidated council that comprises competent members who can […]
Lebanon’s National News Agency has reported that so far 1018 Municipal and 260 mukhtar candidates will be competing in the Nabatiyeh electoral district for . The deadline for accepting applications is Wednesday midnight
Lebanon’s National News Agency has reported that so far 1403 Municipal and 427 mukhtar candidates will be competing in the Tyre electoral district for 130 municipal (membership) and 60 Mukhtar positions. The deadline for accepting applications is Wednesday midnight
A compromise agreement between Marada Movement leader Suleiman Franjieh and head of the Independent Movement Michel Moawwad has collapsed, leaving the stage open for an election battle in Zghorta in north Lebanon. Franjieh has voiced reservations after the two sides agreed to form a coalition based on parliamentary election results in Zghorta where Franjieh would […]
Local media on Wednesday said Sidon was near consensus once a compromise agreement has been established between Popular Nasserite Movement Osama Saad and the election alliance that emerged last week headed by Mohammed al-Saudi.
General Michel Aoun’s pick for Zahle municipal election was the big loser , while his former ally Elie Skaff was the big winner Official results released by the interior ministry revealed that “Zahle Decision” list which was backed by former MP Skaff won 19 of the city’s 21 Municipality membership seats , while the other […]
MP Ammar Houri said Tuesday that “there was no dispute” with Baroud. His comment came after criticizing Lebanon’s Interior Minister Ziad Baroud last Sunday over the municipal elections in Beirut Houri said he appreciated the minister’s role in the elections. The March 14 MP said he criticized 2 remarks that the minister made: