Lebanon Interior Minister Marwan Charbel said on Monday that the 2013 parliamentary elections might be disrupted or canceled as a result of security breaches. “[The return] of bombings and assassinations might lead to the cancellation of the elections,”
Interior Minister Marwan Charbel rejected on Thursday statements that Lebanon’s control of the Lebanese-Syrian border came at Syria’s behest. “It is a Lebanese request not to allow armed [people] to enter Lebanon or [to enter Syria] through Lebanon,” Charbel told the Voice of Lebanon (100.5) radio station.
Interior Minister Marwan Charbel has reportedly prevented Internal Security Forces chief Ashraf Rifi from travel outside of Lebanon “during this critical time” in the country. Rifi was reportedly planning to take part in a security conference in France, according to Al-Akhbar newspaper. Former PM Saad Hariri is reportedly still in Paris because he has received […]
Interior Minister Marwan Charbel told Al-Manar television on Tuesday that “politics and robbery are two things that are forbidden in the Internal Security Forces (ISF).” Charbel also called against interference in the ISF’s affairs.