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In Lebanon: Phalange Party expels Amin Gemayel

Daily Star reported.     The decision to oust Gemayel, the son of party founder Pierre Gemayel ... on Thursday, could not be reached for comment, his son, Metn MP Pierre Gemayel, refused to discuss the matter. ... President Amin Gemayel from its ranks on Wednesday after a month of mediation efforts between him and p ...

18/05/2010 - 16:42 - comment 0

Hundreds-of-thousands gather to mourn Gemayel in Beirut

Martyrs' Square on Thursday to pay respects to Lebanese minster Pierre Gemayel, who was gunned down on Tu ... minster Pierre Gemayel, who was gunned down on Tuesday in Beirut.   Chatered buses arrived from all parts of Lebanon carrying mourners to Beirut to pay tribute to Gemayel, a Christian minister who ...

18/05/2010 - 11:05 - comment 0

Gemayel killing: Tensions high in Lebanon as three days of mourning marked

Christian cabinet minister that his allies blamed on Damascus. Industry Minister Pierre Gemayel was assassinated as he drove in a Christian suburb of Beirut on Tuesday.   Gemayel's casket draped ...   Gemayel was among cabinet members who voted last week to tentatively approve the U.N. ...

18/05/2010 - 11:05 - comments 2

Lebanon: Former president to participate in parliamentary by-elections

announced he will run in August 5 parliamentary by-elections to replace his son, Pierre Gemayel, who ... by-elections to replace his son, Pierre Gemayel, who was assassinated in Beirut late 2006.   "I ... Pierre Gemayel, an anti-Syrian MP and supporter of the government of Prime Minister Fuad Siniora, ...

17/05/2010 - 21:54 - comments 2

Lebanon crisis: Druze leader says Syria planning to kill more politicians

a day after the assassination of a Christian minister. Industry Minister Pierre Gemayel died as he drove ... and all those who cover this crime … the blood of Pierre Gemayel will not go in vain." ... for Gemayel's assassination and stated he expected more killings aimed at undermining parliament's ruling ...

18/05/2010 - 11:05 - comment 0

Lebanon cancels Independence Day celebrations following minister assassination

Lebanese Christian minister Pierre Gemayel ... Christian minister Pierre Gemayel, an outspoken critic of Syria, was assassinated near Beirut on Tuesday, security sources said. Gemayel escorts said a lone assailant shot the minister in the head at point-blank ...

18/05/2010 - 11:05 - comments 2

Beirut: Lebanese bury slain MP

pro-Syrian president Emile Lahoud.   Apart from Gemayel, whose own son industry minister Pierre was slain last ... It was the second assassination to hit the Phalange party in the past 12 months, after Pierre Gemayel ... will be deterred," vowed former president Amin Gemayel as he addressed mourners packed into the Sacred Heart church ...

17/05/2010 - 21:46 - comment 0

Lebanon: High tensions as by-elections held

and cabinet minister Pierre Gemayel, a Christian who was assassinated late last year, and lawmaker Walid Eido, ... for Gemayel's seat is a bitter contest between two candidates, one of whom is the assassinated politician's father.   Amin Gemayel, who was president of Lebanon for much of the 1980s, decided to compete ...

17/05/2010 - 21:52 - comment 0

Report: Fatah-Islam, Palestinian group behind minister assassination

of the investigation into the Nov. 21 assassination of Industry Minister Pierre Gemayel would be made public soon and would show proof against Fatah al-Islam militants.   Gemayel was assassinated while driving in a Christian suburb of Beirut. The country's ruling coalition, to whom Gemayel's Phalange Party ...

17/05/2010 - 21:55 - comment 1

Lebanon: Opposition wins seat in by-elections

camps were reported.   Voters picked candidates to replace Pierre Gemayel, a Christian who ... opponents of Syria. Gemayel was also a cabinet minister.   The key vote was in the Metn region, a Christian stronghold northeast of Beirut. Amin Gemayel, a former president running on behalf ...

17/05/2010 - 21:52 - comment 1