Saudi King invites Iran’s President to Islamic summit in Mecca

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 […]

Aoun has become Hezbollah’s mouthpiece? NLB

“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.

Hariri to lead caretaker government in Lebanon

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: No substitute for Hariri to head the new government

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.”