Future Movement parliamentary bloc renewed on Tuesday its rejection of the parliamentary electoral law which is based on proportional representation and which was approved by the cabinet and the so called the Orthodox Gathering draft electoral law
Three explosions were heard Wednesday between the villages of Nabi Sheet and Khraybé and in Baalbek area , Beqaa region in Eastern Lebanon, reported the state owned National News Agency (NNA). According to the NNA, the reasons for these explosions are not clear.
Sheikh Ahmad Assir defied calls Thursday to end his blockade of a vital highway linking Beirut with south Lebanon, as the city’s business leaders grow increasingly impatient with the open-ended protest. “I won’t end the protest until our demands are met,” Assir told
Lebanon’s president Michel Suleiman says the government cannot ask Hezbollah to give up its weapons at a time of heightened tension with Israel. “We cannot – and we must not – tell the Resistance, which made a lot of sacrifices and achieved much, to give up its arms and put them under the state’s control […]
Ribal al-Assad, 35, cousin of Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad told Spiegel during an interview that “Syria is today a vassal state of Tehran”
March 14 General Secretariat issued a statement, following its weekly meeting Wednesday, saying Hezbollah’s arms are the primary source of contention in designing a national defense strategy. According to the statement, the March 8 alliance intends to obstruct UN Security Council Resolution 1701, the Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL) and
Hezbollah arms was the hot issue during the National dialogue talks that took place yesterday at the Baabda palace . Both March 8 and March 14 alliances were represented at the talks. President Michel Suleiman who chaired the session reportedly intervened to end the heated arguments of rival politicians and postponed the talks till June […]