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Over 1 million people have fled Syria into Lebanon, compounding Lebanon's economic and infrastructure headaches. The term of the ... The Western-backed March 14 is dominated by the Sunni Muslim majority Future Movement party, and two large Christian parties, Lebanese Forces and Kateab. Michel ...
Beirut, Lebanon - The last parliamentary elections in Lebanon were held nine years ago. Since then, the country has seen its executive body sit vacant for two years, watched parliament extend its tenure twice, and witnessed a prime minister abruptly resign and just as suddenly retract his resignation.

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He has been parliament speaker since 1992, when the country formed its first post-war government. In a sign of how old battles are never far from the surface in Lebanese politics, one of his main adversaries is Lebanon's President Michel Aoun, a Christian and former army general who fought on the ...
e French Embassy Friday praised the Lebanese Parliament for passing the 2018 budget and other bills in a short time-frame, describing it as a "positive step” in the follow up to the CEDRE conference next week in Paris. you've reached a subscriber-only article. Sign up now and access the full breadth of ...

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Positive talks Lebanese Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri, also a Hizbollah ally, said he had heard "very positive talk" from the Saudi envoy Nizar Al Aloula about Lebanon and "its historical and civilised role" during his visit to Beirut this week, a statement from Berri's office said. Hariri became prime minister ...

It gave Israel one third of the disputed 860 square kilometres of water in the triangular zone, leaving Lebanon with 550 square kilometres only. Lebanese Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri snapped that the “Hoff Line” was “unacceptable”, while Hezbollah chief Hassan Nasrallah called on all Lebanese to ...
The MP welcomed the visit of envoy of the Custodian of the two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz, the Advisor at the Royal court Nizar al-Aloula, to Lebanon. “The visit downplayed claims about unclear relations between the two brotherly countries,” Jisr said. Also, Lebanese Prime Minister Saad ...
Lebanon's relative security might tempt observers to assume the peaceful status quo will prevail at the ballot box on May 8. .... Yet the Lebanese Parliament could plausibly use any of these factors to delay elections once more in the name of “national security,” even if doing so might spark popular unrest.
Each religious groups is reserved a number of seats in Parliament under Lebanon's multi-confessional power-sharing system. In light of the current political system, gender researcher with the United Nations Development Program, Nora Mourad, stated that adding a women's quota was too complex for ...
In a country where women occupy only three percent of the parliament seats, Lebanon's first women's affairs minister — a man — is supporting a campaign to attract more women politicians. The government's decision to appoint him as women's minister in 2016 attracted some criticism. But Jean ...
Lebanon's Parliament slated May 6th, 2018 for its first elections in close to a decade. The country's constitution mandates Parliamentary elections every four years but due to the turmoil within the nation the last election occurred in 2009.Based on the lengthy delay since the last election and rule-alterations, ...
After nine years without parliamentary elections, Lebanese between the ages of 21 and 29 will have a chance to exercise their right to vote for the first time on May 6. you've reached a subscriber-only article. Sign up now and access the full breadth of The Daily Star content in minutes. subscribe now ...


 

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