Lebanese Forces (LB)

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Name: Lebanese Forces (LB) (Lebanese Forces)
First reported 51 mins ago - Updated 51 mins ago - 1 reports

Change and Reform: March 14 initiative “old and repugnant”

BEIRUT - The Change and Reform bloc strongly criticized the presidential initiative launched by its rivals in the March 14 alliance on Tuesday, calling the proposed solution to Lebanon’s electoral impasse “repugnant” and “a waste of time.”“The March 14 ... [Published NOW News - 51 mins ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Geaghea: March 14 initiative first step to dialogue over presidency

Tue 02 Sep 2014 at 16:08 NNA - Lebanese Forces head, Samir Geagea, deemed on Tuesday March 14's initiative as a first step of communication with the other side to check whether it is ready to conduct a dialogue with March 14 over choosing a consensual ... [Published National News Agency Lebanon - 3 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Harb: Huge national crisis threatens Lebanon

NNA - Telecommunications Minister, Boutros Harb, considered on Tuesday that a big national crisis threatened Lebanon, explaining that March 14 initiative today, "though it doesn't back from supporting Samir Geagea's candidacy for presidency, aims at opening ... [Published National News Agency Lebanon - 6 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Zahra: March 14 will not withdraw Geagea’s candidacy if no consensus reached

BEIRUT - Lebanese Forces bloc MP Antoine Zahra said on Tuesday that the initiative that is expected to be launched by the March 14 coalition regarding the presidential election does not include the withdrawal of LF leader Samir Geagea’s candidacy in exchange ... [Published NOW News - 8 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Maalouf touts expanding confines of 1701 to protect Lebanon borders with Syria

Lebanese Forces MP, Joseph Maalouf, stressed on Tuesday that safeguarding national security was solely the responsibility of the Lebanese army and security apparatuses, hoping that the Lebanese cabinet would boldly cooperate with the United Nations in ... [Published Iloubnan.info - 4 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 3 reports

Geagea says he would give up candidacy for consensus president

BEIRUT - Lebanese Forces leader Samir Geagea held a press conference on Tuesday at his Maarab residence and voiced his willingness to withdraw his own candidacy for the presidency if the country’s two main coalitions, March 14 and the March 8, can find ... [Published NOW News - 5 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Zahra implores Lebanese to rally aro

at 09:32 NNA - "Lebanese Forces" bloc member, Deputy Antoine Zahra, on Tuesday called on the Lebanese "to rally around the Lebanese Army and to avoid practicing self-security."He stressed the need to control the borders and prevent access of militants ... [Published National News Agency Lebanon - 10 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Report: Nusra Front Demands al-Rahi's Apology over Burning of ISIL Flag

:46Al-Nusra Front is reportedly demanding Maronite Patriarch Beshara al-Rahi to apologize for the burning of an Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant flag by youth in Beirut's Ashrafiyeh district.Sources close to the Muslim Scholars Committee said in comments ... [Published Naharnet - 11 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

March 14 to Announce Initiative on Presidential Crisis

:07The March 14 alliance is expected to announce on Tuesday an initiative aimed at reaching an agreement on a compromise candidate to resolve Lebanon's presidential deadlock, media reports said.The camp's officials held a meeting on the eve of a new round ... [Published Naharnet - 11 hours ago]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Zahra: rearming solicits war, conflict

at 13:41 NNA - "Rearming in self defense, solicits war and conflict, deputy of the Lebanese Forces Bloc Antoine Zahra," warned in his congratulatory message to freed soldiers and their families today."Nobody could possibly succeed in polarizing the Lebanese ... [Published National News Agency Lebanon - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Bassil: If I Were a Compromise Presidential Candidate, then so is Aoun

Foreign Minister Jebran Bassil stressed that he belongs to the Free Patriotic Movement of MP Michel Aoun, meaning that should he be considered to be a compromise presidential candidate, then so should the lawmaker, reported the Kuwaiti al-Anba newspaper ... [Published Naharnet - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 2 reports

Geagea congratulates Davutoglu for a

ssuming his new post Fri 29 Aug 2014 at 09:39 NNA - Lebanese Forces head, Samir Geagea, sent on Friday morning a congratulatory cable to the newly appointed Prime Minister of Turkey, Ahmet Davutoglu, for assuming his post as a Prime Minister.Geagea hoped ... [Published National News Agency Lebanon - Aug 29 2014]

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...Orient radio station, the lawmaker said that thoughts suggesting the practice of self-security by means of arming Lebanese Christians only served "Hezbollah and the Syrian regime under a Christian cover by the Free Patriotic Movement."
Harb said while launching March 14 initiative that Lebanese Forces Samir Geagea, "has put his candidacy at the disposal of the initiative" calling upon the other team (March 8) to attend the parliament sessions to elect a new president and put authority in Lebanon on the right track
"We would stick to our original stance [in nominating Geagea] in case our efforts for this national compromise fails" said Siniora, the head of the Future bloc, who was seated next to fellow March 14 lawmakers
at 09:32 NNA - "Lebanese Forces" bloc member, Deputy Antoine Zahra, on Tuesday called on the Lebanese "to rally around the Lebanese Army and to avoid practicing self-security."

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Change and Reform: March 14 initiative “old and... [Published NOW News - 51 mins ago]
Geaghea: March 14 initiative first step to dial... [Published National News Agency Lebanon - 3 hours ago]
Maalouf touts expanding confines of 1701 to pro... [Published Iloubnan.info - 4 hours ago]
Geagea says he would give up candidacy for cons... [Published NOW News - 5 hours ago]
March 14 coalition announces initiative for pre... [Published NOW News - 5 hours ago]
Harb: Huge national crisis threatens Lebanon [Published National News Agency Lebanon - 6 hours ago]
March 14 ready to discuss consensus candidate [Published Lebanon Daily Star - 6 hours ago]
Zahra: March 14 will not withdraw Geagea’s cand... [Published NOW News - 8 hours ago]
Zahra implores Lebanese to rally aro [Published National News Agency Lebanon - 10 hours ago]
Report: Nusra Front Demands al-Rahi's Apology o... [Published Naharnet - 11 hours ago]
March 14 to Announce Initiative on Presidential... [Published Naharnet - 11 hours ago]
Berri: Electing President Must be a Priority, T... [Published Naharnet - Aug 31 2014]
Zahra: rearming solicits war, conflict [Published National News Agency Lebanon - Aug 31 2014]
Saniora: We Extend our Hand to Hold Dialogue to... [Published Naharnet - Aug 31 2014]
Bassil: If I Were a Compromise Presidential Can... [Published Naharnet - Aug 31 2014]
Ignoring doubters, Berri gets parliamentary ele... [Published Lebanon Daily Star - Aug 29 2014]
Don’t look out of the window and wait… No one s... [Published NOW News - Aug 29 2014]
A new Junblatt twist for presidential elections [Published Gulf News - Aug 29 2014]
Zahra: Election of President patriotic duty [Published National News Agency Lebanon - Aug 29 2014]
Geagea congratulates Davutoglu for a [Published National News Agency Lebanon - Aug 29 2014]
Jumblat Backs Candidacy of Jean Obeid for Presi... [Published Naharnet - Aug 29 2014]
Jisr: to carry out presidential polls before le... [Published National News Agency Lebanon - Aug 28 2014]
What Christians mean to Walid Jumblatt [Published Lebanon Daily Star - Aug 28 2014]
Geagea met with Hale [Published National News Agency Lebanon - Aug 28 2014]
Iraqi Christians Weigh Taking Up Arms Against t... [Published National Geographic - Aug 27 2014]
Geagea working to re-animate presidential campaign [Published NOW News - Aug 27 2014]
Report: Jumblat Inquired Christian Officials on... [Published Naharnet - Aug 27 2014]
Geagea Reiterates Proposal to Withdraw Presiden... [Published Naharnet - Aug 27 2014]
Berri asks Big Five to airlift weapons for Army [Published Lebanon Daily Star - Aug 26 2014]
Geagea meets Indian ambassador [Published National News Agency Lebanon - Aug 26 2014]
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The Lebanese presidency after Ta'if [Published The Angry Arab News Service/وكالة أنباء العربي ... - Apr 26 2014]
"If there is one thing that unites Lebanon’s Christian parties, it is their revanchist attitude toward Ta’if and their demand that the President’s powers be restored ." Man. This is patently untrue.  Christian political parties are not that dumb, not ...
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Seal of the US presidency [Published The Angry Arab News Service/وكالة أنباء العربي ... - Mar 28 2014]
Despite the dire financial problems of Lebanon (caused largely by the corrupt plans of the ill-cited Rafiq Hariri), Lebanese president, Mishel Sulayman (who will deny that the generous Saudi cash payments to him were behind his sudden political shifts) ...
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