Berri denied discussing Boutros proposal with Suleiman

Speaker Nabih Berri denied in remarks published on Thursday discussing the Fouad Boutros electoral proposal with President Michel Suleiman. “ The reports regarding agreement with the president over the adoption of the Boutros electoral law is devoid of truth,” Berri told Al-Akhbar newspaper, adding that the issue never came up during his discussion with the […]

Lebanon centrists distancing themselves from Syria

President Michel Suleiman’s changing position on Syria has recently become more evident through several of his actions according to political and parliamentary sources. Suleiman’s request that Foreign Minister Adnan Mansour protest to Syrian Ambassador to Lebanon Ali Abdel-Karim Ali about Syrian violations of Lebanon’s border;

Suleiman: Lebanon danger is from within

President Michel Suleiman warned of threats against Lebanon during a tour in Jbeil towns on Tuesday, but stressed that the main danger facing the country is from within, National News Agency reported. “We can rectify the storm around us and we will. But the danger is from the small, filthy storm inside the [country],”

Jumblatt relations with Hezbollah deteriorating

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

Jumblatt warns over a March 8 victory in 2013 polls

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 […]