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1 April 2013 8:52
Lebanon President Michel Sleiman said Sunday that holding parliamentary elections under 1960’s electoral law is wrong, but that not holding the elections at all is a fatal sin.
After a closed-door meeting with Maronite Patriarch Beshara al-Rahi, Sleiman said that political parties are obligated to agree on a new electoral law. “The majority of the Lebanese people do not want to...
25 May 2012 20:49
As his eminence stressed that kidnapping of the Lebanese visitors would not change Hezbollah’s position from the Syrian crisis, Hezbollah Secretary General Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah announced his party’s decision to take part in the National Dialogue in Lebanon which President Michel Sleiman has called for.
Sayyed Nasrallah affirmed that the Lebanese army has been the most important guarantee to establish...
24 May 2012 18:47
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad felicitated Hezbollah Secretary General Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah on Liberation day, as he hailed the victory of the resistance which has “annihilated the Tel Aviv’s regime’s delusions of grandeur.”
Sayyed Nasrallah late on Wednesday received Iranian ambassador to Beirut Ghazanfar Roknabadi, who submitted a message from Ahmadinejad.
The liberation of southern Lebanon by the resistance movement “laid...
17 April 2011 8:32
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad says the solidarity between the Islamic Republic of Iran and Lebanon has foiled the plots of the hegemonic powers.Ahmadinejad made the remarks in a telephone conversation with Lebanese Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri, IRNA reported in the early hours of Sunday morning.
Ahmadinejad hailed the close relations between Tehran and Beirut, noting that the two countries have similar...
26 January 2011 17:57
The US has launched a smear campaign against Lebanon's opposition-backed Premier Najib Mikati, alleging that Hezbollah forced the official's recent appointment.
The Lebanese parliament recently convened to agree on a nominee to replace caretaker Premier Saad Hariri, whose government collapsed on January 12.
Two days of consultations led to the nomination of Mikati, who enjoyed the support of the opposition...
25 January 2011 13:03
Lebanon's caretaker Prime Minister Saad Hariri strikes a tone of national unity amid riots following the appointment of the opposition's pick for the post of premier.
Hezbollah-backed candidate Najib Mikati won on Tuesday the backing of the parliamentary majority to become the country's next prime minister.
President Michel Sleiman issued a decree on Tuesday appointing Mikati as new prime minister....
17 January 2011 9:33
Lebanon has postponed talks on the appointment of a new premier until next Monday, amid deep divisions among the country's political parties.
Lebanese President Michel Sleiman was scheduled to open two days of meetings with parliamentary groups to name a new prime minister on Monday.
"After assessing the positions of various parties in Lebanon ... President Michel Sleiman has decided...
16 January 2011 15:06
Lebanese opposition groups have reportedly voiced disappointment at Saad Hariri, deciding against re-electing him as the country prime minister.
After more than a year, Hariri was forced to step down as prime minister following the January 12 resignation of more than a third of his 30-member cabinet.
The ministers argued that Hariri was being influenced by the United States.
15 January 2011 3:03
Lebanon's caretaker prime minister, Saad Hariri, has promised to fully cooperate in the formation of a new government.
On Wednesday, 11 opposition ministers resigned to protest against the Washington-backed Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL), which is investigating the February 2005 assassination of former Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri along with 22 other people.
After meeting with President Michel Sleiman on Friday,...
13 January 2011 1:34
US President Barack Obama has strongly criticized Lebanon's resistance movement Hezbollah over the collapse of the country's unity government.
Lebanon's unity government collapsed on Wednesday after 11 ministers resigned over tensions caused by a US-backed tribunal charged with investigating the assassination of former premier Rafiq Hariri in February 2005.
Among the ministers were 10 from Hezbollah's March 8 Alliance and...