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Shia religious groups have dominated parliament since a US invasion in 2003 toppled the secular regime of Saddam Hussein. His fall meant greater religious freedom but also gave rise to sectarian conflict and political power struggles between Shias and ...
"Donald Trump is certainly not a politician, and politicians are a dime a dozen, but leaders are priceless," Henderson said in an interview.

Beirut: The leader of Lebanon's Hezbollah movement, Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah, said on Sunday the door to electing a president was "wide open" and his members of parliament would vote for ally Michel Aoun at a parliamentary session at the end of October ...
Most recently, one of the group's cronies, Lebanese politician Weam Wahab, announced the formation of a paramilitary outfit, al-Tawhid Brigades, whose supposed aim is to defend "Lebanon from any threat it may face". This peculiar announcement by Wahab ...
Organized by women Wage peace, the March of Peace left Rosh HaNikra, on the border with Lebanon, on Oct. 4, and ended about two weeks later, on Oct. 19, with a rally outside the prime minister's residence on Balfour Street in Jerusalem.
... Aoun: Future MP. FILE - Future bloc MPs Ahmad Fatfat, left, and Mohammad Qabbani arrive at the Parliament in Beirut, Wednesday, April 10, 2013.

Tribunals dealing with Lebanon, Rwanda, Sierra Leone and the former Yugoslavia have all handed down fines and prison sentences for contempt of court.
Oct 22, 2016 Lebanon NewsInvestigation into death of girl clears south Lebanon hospital, doctor · image. Oct 22, 2016 Lebanon NewsMachnouk orders closure of Lebanese youth 'militia' offices · image. Oct 22, 2016 Middle EastIraqi army drives ISIS from ...
... Assem Qanso · Salim Salhab · Youssef Khalil · Amal Abu Zeid. Political group. Lebanese Forces · Free Patriotic Movement · Kataeb Party.
Rare Lebanon Parliament session set for Wednesday. Lebanese lawmakers attend a Parliament session in the capital Beirut on Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2016.
Michel Aoun, the founder of the Free Patriotic Movement (FPM) and one of two politicians vying for the presidency in a bid to end a two-year political crisis that has contributed to Lebanon's economic malaise, is also seen as a maverick who can ...
Kuwait's emir, Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, on Sunday dissolved parliament, the official KUNA news agency announced, following tensions between the gulf state's legislature and government.
Maronite Patriarch Beshara al-Rai holds mass service at the Church of our Lady in Ain Ibel in south Lebanon, Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016.
Bob Ravitz, defense attorney for Christian Costello, talks with the media following a competency hearing in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016.
Oct 22, 2016 Lebanon NewsInvestigation into death of girl clears south Lebanon hospital, doctor · image. Oct 22, 2016 Lebanon NewsMachnouk orders closure of Lebanese youth 'militia' offices · image. Oct 22, 2016 Middle EastIraqi army drives ISIS from ...

Riyadh not meddling in Lebanese presidency: Future MP. Future Movement MP Jamal Jarrah leaves the Parliament in Beirut, Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013. (The Daily Star/Mahmoud Kheir). RSS; Follow; email; Print; Share. The Daily Star. loading ... you've ...
Naharnet is the leading Lebanese news destination, breaking the news as it happens!
According to the Lebanese Constitution, the Parliament Speaker must be a Shia and the Prime Minister a Sunni while a Christian Maronite occupies the presidency.
Lebanese Forces MP Antoine Zahra said on Monday that the party will refrain from attending a parliament session if approving a new electoral law did not top the agenda.
Speaker Nabih Berri Monday assigned a new session for the Parliament's Bureau Committee for next week.
LF MP Antoine Zahra told LBCI that the party would boycott the session if the electoral law was excluded. ... Related Articles.
Saudi does not meddle in Lebanese presidency: Future MP. Future Movement MP Jamal Jarrah leaves the Parliament in Beirut, Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013. (The Daily Star/Mahmoud Kheir). RSS; Follow; email; Print; Share. The Daily Star. loading ... you've ...
As in the past sessions the parliament was unable to reach a quorum because the Iranian-backed Hezbollah militant group and its ally MP Michel Aoun's Change and Reform bloc MPs boycotted the session, because they could not reportedly guarantee ...
File - Lebanese General Security members stand outside the General Security headquarters in Beirut, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012.
Chicago (AP) - Chicago fans likely won't only be booing the San Francisco Giants when the Cubs open the playoffs Friday night.
A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on October 07, 2016, on page 3. Recommended. Advertisement.
Oct 06, 2016 Lebanon NewsShouting match erupts between Lebanese ministers over appointments · image. Oct 06, 2016 Lebanon NewsPublic drivers protest in Beirut causes heavy traffic · image. Oct 06, 2016 Middle EastAs Saudis hold naval drill, Iran ...
The 67-year-old politician pledge to serve especially "those that are most vulnerable: the victims of conflict, of terrorism, the victims of the violation of rights, the victims of poverty and injustices.
A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on October 07, 2016, on page 3. Recommended. Related Articles.
Oct 05, 2016 Lebanon NewsLebanese authorities ban two films from screening at Beirut festival · image. Oct 06, 2016 Lebanon NewsShouting match erupts between Lebanese ministers over appointments · image. Oct 06, 2016 Lebanon NewsPublic drivers ...
This so-called consultancy truly puts it lightly given that the current speaker of parliament, Nabih Berri, has held that position since 1992 alongside his leadership of the Amal Movement, and is one of Lebanon's most powerful politicians. None of the ...
"This is not a new phenomenon in Lebanon; politicians have always been unresponsive to these issues," Elie Karma, a preservation activist from Beirut, tells Equal Times.
For more than two years, and despite dozens of efforts, the Lebanese Parliament has failed to elect a new president, who according to Lebanon's laws, must be a member of the Christian minority. "The tone is pretty grim because we have two million ...
Beirut: A significant apple producer, Lebanon recorded sharp drops in apple exports in 2016, as farmers suffered from calamitous political decisions that closed various markets that, in turn, led to sharp drops in prices.
Speaker Nabih Berri stressed on Tuesday that the number one person responsible for not electing FPM founder MP Michel Aoun as the Lebanese president is Aoun himself, As Safir daily reported on Tuesday. "Aoun's behavior led many to distrust him and his ...
He already shot to stardom after he submitted his resignation earlier this year over the judiciary's failure to prosecute Lebanese politician Michel Samaha for plotting attacks in the country at the behest of Syria. Observers say Rifi is looking to ...
And commenting on the Free Patriotic Movement's preparations for staging street protests, the mufti warned against "any step that increases the fragmentation of the Lebanese structure." The situation "does ... Lebanon has been without a president since ...
Republican Eric Greitens accused Democratic Attorney General Chris Koster of being a career politician, a big-spending liberal and a rubber stamp for the president's health care initiative.
Lebanon, OR (97355). Today. Sun and clouds mixed. High 67F. Winds SW at 5 to 10 mph. ... APTOPIX Mideast Lebanon Daily Life ... A man holds a fishing rod as floating trash hits the coastline of the Mediterranean Sea in Beirut, Lebanon, Thursday, Sept ...
FILE - Speaker Nabih Berri heads the dialogue at the Parliament in Beirut's Nejmeh Square, Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015. (The Daily Star/Lebanese Parliament Website, HO). RSS; Follow; email; Print; Share. The Daily Star. loading ... you've reached a ...
We refuse to be informed of an agreement - be it realistic or impossible - via media leaks reminiscent of the time when late Syrian President Hafez al-Assad said that the Lebanese people had agreed to extend the presidential term of Elias Harawi ...
"We have strong objections and criticism to Peres of the occupation, of building the settlements and the crimes in Qana (in Lebanon)," said Ayman Odeh, head of the Arab Joint List in parliament. Arab social media sites also featured caricatures ...
Speaker Nabih Berri on Wednesday adjourned a presidential election session to October 31 over lack of quorum as Marada Movement chief MP Suleiman Franjieh warned al-Mustaqbal Movement leader ex-PM Saad Hariri against endorsing the ... Lebanon has been ...
A handout picture released by the Lebanese Parliament shows a general view of a parliamentary session in the Lebanese capital Beirut on November 12, 2015. (AFP PHOTO / HO / LEBANESE PARLIAMENT). RSS; Follow; email; Print; Share. The Daily Star.
Last week, some Lebanese ministers and politicians called for repatriation of Syrian refugees. While the proposal is being heavily criticized and shows little chance of succeeding, it reflects increasing vexation over the presence in Lebanon of an ...
A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on September 29, 2016, on page 1. Recommended. Related Articles.
The Lebanese Parliament failed on Wednesday to elect president due to the lack of the necessary quorum and postponed the vote until October 31.
Iran is working to obstruct the election of a new Lebanese president, a Lebanese member of parliament said on Sunday, highlighting continued attempts by the Islamic Republic and its terrorist proxy Hezbollah to maintain the political gridlock in Beirut ...


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