King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia has sent an invitation to Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to attend an emergency Islamic summit in Mecca later this month, according to Saudi state news agency (SPA). SPA reported that the invitation was delivered by the Saudi Ambassador to Iran Mohammed al-Kilabi during a meeting with the Head of the […]
“Has Aoun become Hezbollah’s spokesperson who defends the party domestically and internationally? And for what cause?” The National Bloc, which is headed by Carlos Eddé issued a statement on Thursday asking if Free Patriotic Movement leader MP Michel Aoun has become Hezbollah’s mouthpiece.
The collapse of Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri’s “unity” government over a tribunal set up to try his father’s assassins has thrust Lebanon into crisis.
Lebanon’s president asked Saad al-Hariri to stay on as caretaker prime minister on Thursday after Hezbollah ministers and their allies resigned in a dispute over an investigation into the killing of Hariri’s father. A statement issued by President Michel Suleiman called on the government to “continue in a caretaker capacity until a new government is […]
March 14 General Secretariat coordinator Fares Soueid said on Wednesday evening :” Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri did not come as a compromise prime minister, he came as a prime minister because of of the will of the people who elected him in the last parliamentary elections.”
President Michel Suleiman will likely issue a decree requesting Prime Minister Saad Hariri to lead a caretaker cabinet once the he returns to Beirut, according to a presidential source , adding it would be unethical to do it tonight while Hariri is away.
Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri cut short his visit to the United States on Wednesday to fly home amid a government crisis, a Lebanese official in Washington told Reuters.
President Barack Obama and Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri on Wednesday reaffirmed their commitment to strengthening Lebanon’s sovereignty and independence even as Hezbollah ministers forced the year-old unity government to collapse.
Hezbollah’s Al Manar TV has reported that the only reason Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri is in Damascus today is because of the Saudi – Syrian reconciliation