Michel Samaha transferred to military court

Former Lebanese Information Minister and Parliament member Michel Samaha was transferred to military court on Saturday morning, National News Agency reported. On Thursday, Lebanese security forces arrested Samaha in a case linked to a bombing plan aimed to create a strife in Lebanon

Samaha: “This is what Bashar wants”

“This is what Bashar wants,” Lebanese security sources quoted detained former Information minister and MP Michel Samaha as saying of Syrian President Bashar Assad, in a video shot by a Lebanese undercover agent for the Internal Security Forces Information Branch.

Samaha’s arrest over bombings plan angers Hezbollah, allies

Former Lebanese MP and Information Minister Michel Samaha who was closely associated with the embattled Syrian regime  was detained by Lebanese Internal Security Forces Intelligence Branch for interrogation on Thursday over a “sensitive” security-related matter, media reports said Thursday.

Lebanon army to sue MP Merehbi for attacking it

The Lebanese Army Command on Tuesday said in a statement that it has “launched legal measures aimed at prosecuting MP Moein Merehbi for attacking the military institution and insulting its leadership. The statement issued by the army also said that the institution would no longer respond to Merhebi’s statements.

Kuwaiti politicians reject Bassil visit over ties to Assad regime

Several Kuwaiti lawmakers have voiced strong objections to a planned visit to their country by Energy and Water Minister Jebran Bassil, noting that “he is an ardent supporter of the oppressive Syrian regime.” “Bassil’s stances in support of the Syrian killing machine against the unarmed Syrian people make him unwelcome in Kuwait,” said MP Badr […]

Mikati must Dismiss the FPM Histrionics

By Ghassan Karam Old habits die hard, actually at times they never die. This is a good thing if the habit in question is that of integrity, high ethical standards, intellectual curiosity and creative thinking. But it is a bad when the characteristic in question is that of being addicted to superficiality, megalomania and a […]