Syrian cleric confirms assassination plot against Shaar

During an interview on Future TV, The Mufti of Tripoli and the north Sheikh Malek al-Shaar revealed on Wednesday the details surrounding the alleged death threats he had received and which made him decide to prolong his stay in Europe. “I have received several phone calls and I even met with army officers that advised […]

Charbel confirms threats against Mufti Shaar’s life

Lebanese Interior Minister Marwan Charbel confirmed on Thursday that Mufti of Tripoli and North Lebanon Sheikh Malek al Shaar has been warned by security forces that there are security threats against his life, which prompted him to leave the country. “There is danger all over Lebanon, and the mufti is among a list of people […]

Lebanon Patriarch calls for a new cabinet, electoral law

Lebanon’s Maronite Patriarch Beshara al-Rai called on Sunday for the formation of a new government and the adoption of a new electoral law for the upcoming 2013 parliamentary elections,  National News Agency reported. “A new government should be formed along with a new electoral law,” Rai said during the Sunday Mass in Bkirki.

Patriarch Al Rai’s brother Salim passed away

Maronite Patriarch Cardinal Mar Beshara Boutros Al-Rai’s brother Salim Al-Rai passed away after a long illness at Hotel Dieu hospital Saturday morning, according to Bkirki and hospital sources . His funeral will be held on Sunday in Hamlaya, Metn about 20 kilometers northeast of the capital, Beirut.

MP Hobeish and his father receive death threats

Former Minister Fawzi Hobeish confirmed on Tuesday reports that he and his son Future Movement parliamentary bloc MP Hadi Hubeish received death threats. “Five unknown assailants aboard a BMW X5 model with tainted glass blocked the way off my car near Ghazir junction and asked my driver to convey a message to me and to […]