March 14 MP Marwan Hamadeh confirmed on Sunday Ya Libnan’s report which revealed that the newly appointed Labor Minister Salim Jreissati “was appointed by Hezbollah.” In an interview with Al-Fajr radio station former minister Hamadeh said that “Jreissati has always attacked the work of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon [STL],”
In a farewell letter addressed to the Lebanese people , outgoing Special Tribunal for Lebanon Prosecutor Daniel Bellemare wrote on the occasion marking the end of his term that historic days lie ahead for justice and the People of Lebanon.
The indictments in the assassination of former Communist party chief George Hawi and attempted assassinations of former ministers Marwan Hamadeh and Elias Murr which will soon be issued by the Special Tribunal for Lebanon may result in new leads to other assassinations that had taken place in Lebanon,according to a report by the An Nahar […]
Former Lebanese Defense Minister Elias Murr met with President Michel Suleiman for the first time since New TV aired its “Truth Leaks” series earlier this year in which the former minister criticized Suleiman for his performance while he was the Army Commander.
LBC reported that an STL delegation is meeting with former Defense Minister Elias al-Murr at Prosecutor General Said Mirza’s office to address his 2005 attempted assassination.
MP Michel al-Murr revealed on Tuesday that he will grant his vote of confidence to the newly-formed Lebanese cabinet headed by Prime Minister Najib Mikati. “I cannot withhold the vote of confidence to a cabinet in which Speaker Nabih Berri is represented,” Murr was quoted as saying by the National News Agency , following talks […]
Defense Minister Elias Murr, who is currently in the UK on an official visit said Wednesday after meeting his British counterpart in London that he received U.K.’s support for Lebanon and its army. Murr said he discussed with British Defense Secretary Liam Fox ways to boost ties between the two countries and strengthen the Lebanese […]
Following his meeting with Lebanon’s Maronite Patriarch Nasrallah Boutros Sfeir on Tuesday, Defense Minister Elias al-Murr said that the recent Ouyoun Orgosh incident is being handled by legal authorities and should not be politicized. His comment comes after several figures from the March 8 alliance pointed their finger at the Lebanese Forces, when Lebanese authorities […]
Lebanon’s Defense Minister Elias al-Murr told Al-Manar television on Monday that he does not support integrating the arms of the Resistance within the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF). “There are some [Lebanese] annoyed by [the existence of] Hezbollah’s arms, and I could be one of them,” he said, adding, “However, this does not mean we should […]
During a phone interview with MTV network on Thursday Lebanon’s Defense Minister Elias Murr stressed that “the stances of President Michel Suleiman have salvaged Lebanon and put it back on the international map,” rejecting “any attempt at separating between the president and the presidency position.” Murr added: ” The Doha Accord took place and we […]