Lebanese Forces (LB)

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Name: Lebanese Forces (LB) (Lebanese Forces)
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Lebanese defense minister to visit Tehran over promised military aid

BEIRUT: Deputy Prime Minister and Defense Minister Samir Moqbel is set to visit Tehran in the coming two weeks at the request of an Iranian official who had announced new Iranian aid to the Lebanese Army, he announced Wednesday.“I will visit Tehran within ... [Published Lebanon Daily Star - 6 hours ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Old colleagues reunion at Parliament

BEIRUT: The scene is familiar at Nijmeh Square Wednesday morning. Roads leading to the area are blocked by the Army and convoys of MPs are heading to Parliament.However, the event this time is not a Parliament session to elect a president that will fail ... [Published Lebanon Daily Star - 2 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Geagea: To link army operations chamber with coalition to hit Daash

Wed 01 Oct 2014 at 14:36 NNA - Lebanese Forces head, Samir Geagea, called for hasting to take a decision to link the Lebanese Army's operation chamber with that of the US-led anti-terrorism campaign, in terms that the coalition will back the army in the ... [Published National News Agency Lebanon - 11 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Hamadeh: parliament cannot legislate for private sector

Wed 01 Oct 2014 at 10:44 NNA - Member of Parliament Marwan Hamadeh confirmed on Wednesday that some parliamentary blocs-- mainly "Future", "Lebanese Forces" and "Development and Libration" blocs-- succeeded in penetrating the division between March 14 ... [Published National News Agency Lebanon - 15 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Defense Minister to Propose Army Pay Raise Bill after Objections over Public Sector Wage Scale

:11Defense Minister Samir Moqbel said Wednesday that he would propose a bill to the government on a wage hike for the army after the military corps expressed reservations to the controversial pay raise draft-law for the public sector.“The military has ... [Published Naharnet - 13 hours ago]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Geagea: Syrian tutelage replaced with Iranian custody via Hezbollah

Tue 30 Sep 2014 at 15:37 NNA - Lebanese Forces leader, Samir Geagea, on Tuesday said that the Syrian tutelage in Lebanon had been completely replaced with an Iranian custody via Hezbollah, considering that the regime in Syria would not exist had it not ... [Published National News Agency Lebanon - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Lebanon's Arabic press digest – Sept. 30, 2014

The following are a selection of stories from Lebanese newspapers that may be of interest to Daily Star readers. The Daily Star cannot vouch for the accuracy of these reports.An-NaharPolitical breakthrough brings Parliament back to lifeThe road to revive ... [Published Lebanon Daily Star - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 2 reports

Geagea: Hezbollah, Aoun blamable for power vacuum

BEIRUT: Hezbollah and Free Patriotic Movement leader Michel Aoun are responsible for the power vacuum that has been gripping Lebanon for more than four months, Samir Geagea says.“ Hezbollah and Michel Aoun bear direct responsibility for the outcome of ... [Published Lebanon Daily Star - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 2 reports

Parliament's Bureau Meets over Looming Legislative Session

Speaker Nabih Berri chaired on Monday a meeting for parliament's bureau which set a date for a legislative session, whose agenda is topped with the controversial public sector wage scale.MP Marwan Hamadeh said following the meeting that the members of ... [Published Naharnet - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Adwan Seeks to Appease Angry Relatives of Arsal Hostages

:53Lebanese Forces MP George Adwan visited the families of the so-called Arsal hostages on Monday to persuade them to reopen the roads they are blocking in protest at the continued captivity of their loved ones.“Road blocking is not the solution,” Adwan ... [Published Naharnet - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 3 reports

Geagea: Army Could Coordinate with International Coalition to Free Captive Soldiers

:53Lebanese Forces leader Samir Geagea noted on Friday that the state is faced with two options regarding the release of the soldiers and policemen held captive by Islamist militants from Syria.He said via Twitter: “The army should attempt to free them ... [Published Naharnet - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 2 reports

Majority of MPs set to back extension

BEIRUT: The majority of lawmakers, including Christian parties from the March 14 coalition, are expected to endorse an extension of Parliament’s mandate next week, political sources said.The Kataeb Party and the Lebanese Forces, which have previously ... [Published Lebanon Daily Star - Sep 25 2014]

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Geagea attacked the current government and all national unity cabinets, which, according to him, disrupt any national decision, "well obvious in treating the military hostages file, as we don't know so far whether the government is going to negotiate in this concern or not."
...mainly "Future", "Lebanese Forces" and "Development and Libration" blocs-- succeeded in penetrating the division between March 14 and March 8 and "are working to approve the salary scale file during the Parliament's legislative session today."
"Terrorism was brought twice to Lebanon: the first time through Hezbollah's fight in Syria and the second time through the failure of controlling the Lebanese-Syrian borders" he reckoned
"They have disrupted the Parliament's work by means of blocking presidential elections. They have converted the government to an impotent council of clans that wreaks corruption with its inability to handle the kidnapped soldiers' dossier, as well as that of EDL part-timers" Geagea said through twitter

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Old colleagues reunion at Parliament [Published Lebanon Daily Star - 2 hours ago]
A federalism initiative in Lebanon [Published NOW News - 6 hours ago]
Lebanese defense minister to visit Tehran over ... [Published Lebanon Daily Star - 6 hours ago]
Geagea: To link army operations chamber with co... [Published National News Agency Lebanon - 11 hours ago]
Defense Minister to Propose Army Pay Raise Bill... [Published Naharnet - 13 hours ago]
Hamadeh: parliament cannot legislate for privat... [Published National News Agency Lebanon - 15 hours ago]
Jumblat Calls for Exchange between Arsal Captiv... [Published Naharnet - 17 hours ago]
Geagea: Syrian tutelage replaced with Iranian c... [Published National News Agency Lebanon - Sep 30 2014]
Officials express optimism over hostage negotia... [Published Lebanon Daily Star - Sep 30 2014]
Report: Geagea Shunned Helou but Jumblat to Con... [Published Naharnet - Sep 30 2014]
Lebanon's Arabic press digest – Sept. 30, 2014 [Published Lebanon Daily Star - Sep 30 2014]
Siniora: Parliament set to pass wage hike bill [Published Lebanon Daily Star - Sep 29 2014]
Parliament's Bureau Meets over Looming Legislat... [Published Naharnet - Sep 29 2014]
Adwan Seeks to Appease Angry Relatives of Arsal... [Published Naharnet - Sep 29 2014]
Geagea: Hezbollah, Aoun blamable for power vacuum [Published Lebanon Daily Star - Sep 29 2014]
Geagea holds Hezbollah, Aoun responsible for fa... [Published National News Agency Lebanon - Sep 29 2014]
Parliament's Bureau to Meet over Looming Legisl... [Published Naharnet - Sep 29 2014]
Berri, Siniora put final touches on wage hike [Published Lebanon Daily Star - Sep 28 2014]
Gemayel Acknowledges Discrepancies among March ... [Published Naharnet - Sep 28 2014]
Jumblatt calls for swap deal with ISIS and Nusr... [Published Lebanon Daily Star - Sep 26 2014]
Outstanding issues impede final wage hike agree... [Published Lebanon Daily Star - Sep 26 2014]
Iraq's Christians Start Taking Security into Ow... [Published Naharnet - Sep 26 2014]
Kataeb will only attend presidential election s... [Published Lebanon Daily Star - Sep 26 2014]
Geagea: Army Could Coordinate with Internationa... [Published Naharnet - Sep 26 2014]
Gemayel Rejects 'Necessary Legislation' Amid Va... [Published Naharnet - Sep 26 2014]
Geagea: Captured soldiers could be freed either... [Published National News Agency Lebanon - Sep 26 2014]
Geagea favors force to free captive soldiers [Published Lebanon Daily Star - Sep 26 2014]
Berri Says he will Call for Legislative Session... [Published Naharnet - Sep 26 2014]
Majority of MPs set to back extension [Published Lebanon Daily Star - Sep 25 2014]
Christian resistance brigades? [Published NOW News - Sep 25 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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