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Two killed, three hurt in new Lebanese clashes

Forces and pro-Syrian Marada group took place early Wednesday in the village of Bsarma in the northern ... forces raided the house of the Syrian Social Nationalist Party member Ghassan Ghazi -- suspected ...

17/05/2010 - 19:20 - comment 0

Lebanese government deliberations set to drag into next week

Affairs Minister Wael Abu Faour, from the Progressive Socialist Party, also discussed efforts to form ... at stripping his party of the Energy Ministry, currently held by his son-in-law Gebran Bassil. ... Cabinet based on an 8-8-8 lineup and on rotating key ministerial portfolios. Some March 8 parties ...

06/02/2014 - 06:28 - comment 0

All stable on the Lebanese front? New government sparks hopes of political progress

of the Marada Party. Salam proposed this to Hariri, who then offered Rifi either the Labor or Social Affairs ... in his party, who are opposed to any concessions to the rival faction, and who “do not see what good can ... on other portfolios, which would allow Salam to give the labor ministry to Future, instead of the Marada ...

16/02/2014 - 08:26 - comment 0

Lebanese parliament extends term by 17 months in light of Syria spillover

Barring the Free Patriotic Movement, both March 8 and March 14 parties agreed on extending Parliament’s ... Marada Movement leader MP Suleiman Franjieh, an ally of Syrian President Bashar Assad, said ... and that his party’s decision to extend Parliament’s mandate did not mean it sought an extension of President ...

01/06/2013 - 05:01 - comment 0