In a letter released by the US embassy on the occasion of Lebanon’s 71st Independence Day, President Barack Obama congratulated the Lebanese people and regretted that Lebanon is still without a president stressing that the” election of a president must be a Lebanese decision only, but it is a decision that must be taken for […]
The Lebanese parliament failed today and for the 16th time in a row to elect a president to replace Michel Suleiman whose term ended on May 25. As in the past sessions the parliament was unable to reach a quorum because the Iranian backed Hezbollah militant group and its ally MP Michel Aoun’s Change and […]
Fresh fighting has broken out between gunmen and police in Egypt’s Sinai peninsula, according to state TV. The clashes near a police station in the city of al-Arish come a day after the Egyptian military launched an offensive against suspected Islamist militants in the region.
Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi fired his intelligence chief and the governor of Northern Sinai on Wednesday following a weekend attack by suspected militants in Sinai who killed 16 soldiers. In a major shake-up, Morsi also asked Defense Minister Hussein Tantawi to replace the commander of the military police
Lebanese President Michel Suleiman on Monday accused Syria of violating Lebanese territory after a house in the east of the country was hit by a blast and shells fell on the northern border. In a rare protest against Syria, the Lebanese president
MP Ahmad Fatfat: I don’t feel that General Rifi follows the instructions of Quraitem. He is under the authority of the minister of interior , the prime minister and the president of the republic