After testifying Tuesday at the Special Tribunal for Lebanon about Syria’s hegemony over Lebanon and revealed some the factors that led to the assassination of former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri in 2005, MP Marwan Hamadeh resumed on Wednesday his testimony before STL , focusing on the pressure that Syrian president Bashar al Assad exerted […]
MP Butros Harb condemned on Tuesday General Prosecutor Judge Hatem Madi’s request to strip him of his parliamentary immunity and accused him of collaborating with Hezbollah to cover up the perpetrator in the assassination attempt against him. During a press conference Harb said: “I will file a lawsuit against Madi and I will make his […]
Lebanese military court Judge Saqr Saqr charged on Friday Mahmoud Hayek with the attempted assassination of MP Butros Harb , a key member of March 14 opposition alliance. Hayek was also charged with carrying out terrorist activity and if convicted he could be sentenced to death.
The Future Movement Parliamentary bloc announced in a statement on Tuesday that it will not participate in the national dialogue sessions and reiterated its call on Prime Minister Najib Mikati’s cabinet to resign.
Sunni Muslims took to the streets and burned tires across Lebanon in protest against the killing of senior intelligence official Wissam al-Hassan in a car bomb on Friday, witnesses said. Protesters, infuriated by the death of the prominent Sunni, blocked roads in the eastern Bekaa valley region,
Internal Security Forces requested permission to inspect the car which reportedly came under fire yesterday in Sidon but General Michel Aoun rejected the request and was quoted as saying” this is not possible , the car is being used now”. Aoun’s convoy passed late Saturday through the city of Sidon in southern Lebanon. Aoun later […]
According to a report by ad-Diyar newspaper Speaker Nabih Berri has been avoiding public appearances because he is being targeted for assassination. Health Minister Ali Hassan Khalil, who is Berri’s advisor, told the daily that the
March 14 MP Boutros Harb said on Friday that one of the suspects in the assassination attempt against him was a Hezbollah member. “One of the suspects refused to appear before the security forces for the investigation under the pretext of belonging to a security apparatus in Hezbollah,”
Samir Geagea, a leading Lebanese opposition figure and outspoken critic of the Syrian regime, said he survived an assassination attempt outside his house on Wednesday. The Christian leader, who heads the Lebanese Forces party, told journalists he had been shot at twice by “snipers” as he was walking with bodyguards outside his fortified residence in […]
Progressive Socialist Party leader MP Walid Jumblat placed on Friday the Syrian rebels’ flag on the grave of his father in al-Mukhtara on the anniversary of his assassination. According to the National News Agency, a number of ministers and MPs were present during the commemoration.