Lebanese Forces (LB)

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Name: Lebanese Forces (LB) (Lebanese Forces)
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Iraqi Christians Weigh Taking Up Arms Against the Islamic State

DAHUK, Iraq—Of all the many ancient peoples who once lived in the land between the Tigris and the Euphrates, Iraq's Assyrian Christians pride themselves on having persisted in their traditional homeland for millennia, even as other civilizations thrived ... [Published National Geographic - 1 hour ago]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated 9 hours ago - 2 reports

Geagea working to re-animate presidential campaign

BEIRUT - Lebanese Forces leader Samir Geagea announced that he would be “reanimating” his presidential campaign in coordination with his March 14 allies to counter the deadlock stalling Lebanon’s presidential elections.The initiative could explore the ... [Published NOW News - 10 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Report: Jumblat Inquired Christian Officials on Possible Presidential Breakthrough

:22Progressive Socialist Party chief Walid Jumblat has held telephone conversations with Christian leaders ahead of his private visit abroad, An Nahar newspaper reported on Wednesday.Jumblat inquired on Tuesday the unidentified officials on the possibility ... [Published Naharnet - 11 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Geagea Reiterates Proposal to Withdraw Presidential Candidacy, Calls for End of Political Impasse

Lebanese Forces Leader Samir Geagea revealed on Wednesday that he will propose again his solution to the presidential deadlock, stressing that the stalemate should end swiftly.Geagea said in remarks published in An Nahar newspaper that he will seek with ... [Published Naharnet - 11 hours ago]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Future MP snubs Hezbollah call for dialogue

BEIRUT: Future MP Ammar Houri Tuesday snubbed Hezbollah’s recent call for reactivating national dialogue, saying that dialogue was senseless while the party refuses to discuss the main points of contention.“What dialogue and what understanding are they ... [Published Lebanon Daily Star - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Parliament boycott continues in Lebanon

Junblatt says hes working with Berri and Nasrallah to reach settlement to the politcal deadlock Beirut Although Free Patriotic Movement tenors defended the proposal to amend the Lebanese Constitution to allow presidents to be popularly elected, leading ... [Published Gulf News - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Bassil Denies Playing Role of Mediator to Facilitate Presidential Elections

:43Foreign Minister Jebran Bassil denied claims that an ambassador, whose identity was not disclosed, had requested that he play the role of mediator to facilitate holding the presidential elections, reported An Nahar daily on Tuesday.He told the daily: ... [Published Naharnet - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Jumblat Travels to Undisclosed Destination, Cancels Meetings with Gemayel and Geagea

:32Progressive Socialist Party Leader Walid Jumblat postponed his upcoming meetings with senior Lebanese officials after he surprisingly left Beirut.Al-Liwaa newspaper, published on Tuesday, said that the destination of Jumblat is unknown, despite rumors ... [Published Naharnet - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

The Best Looking Presidents in Lebanon's History

In a synchronized display of mass delusion, most Lebanese believe we live in one of the greatest nations in the world. Once in a while though, we wake up to realize that we actually don’t. In reality, our great nation is plagued with a corrupt and ineffective ... [Published Beirut.com - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Berri, Jumblatt launch bid to find compromise president

BEIRUT: Speaker Nabih Berri and MP Walid Jumblatt have launched joint concerted efforts aimed at finding a compromise candidate to break a deadlock that has left Lebanon without a president for more than three months, political sources said Monday.The ... [Published Lebanon Daily Star - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Report: Hariri Discussed with Berri 'Logical Settlement' to Resolve Presidential Crisis

:07Al-Mustaqbal movement leader ex-PM Saad Hariri has reportedly informed Speaker Nabih Berri that he backed a “logical settlement” on the presidential deadlock by agreeing on personalities, who are currently not candidates.Al-Akhbar daily said that Hariri's ... [Published Naharnet - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 3 reports

LF MP: Change and Reform, IS two sides of the same coin

BEIRUT -  Lebanese Forces MP Fady Karam responded to the Change and Reform bloc’s proposed draft law for the popular election of Lebanon’s president, which it claims will prevent marginalization of Christians, by comparing the bloc to jihadist group the ... [Published NOW News - Aug 22 2014]

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...about Jesus and peace, and now we've reached the point where it's not enough," he said in an interview at his party's headquarters in Dahuk. "The age of waiting for the Peshmerga to take back territory while we sit is over. We took the decision that, with our limited abilities, we will try to participate."
"We will not back a deal with ISIL and we will not allow harm to the struggle of Christians" he ensured at the annual dinner of the party branch in Hasroun. =============R.Z

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Iraqi Christians Weigh Taking Up Arms Against t... [Published National Geographic - 1 hour ago]
Geagea working to re-animate presidential campaign [Published NOW News - 10 hours ago]
Report: Jumblat Inquired Christian Officials on... [Published Naharnet - 11 hours ago]
Geagea Reiterates Proposal to Withdraw Presiden... [Published Naharnet - 11 hours ago]
Berri asks Big Five to airlift weapons for Army [Published Lebanon Daily Star - 19 hours ago]
Geagea meets Indian ambassador [Published National News Agency Lebanon - Aug 26 2014]
Future MP snubs Hezbollah call for dialogue [Published Lebanon Daily Star - Aug 26 2014]
Jumblat Travels to Undisclosed Destination, Can... [Published Naharnet - Aug 26 2014]
Bassil Denies Playing Role of Mediator to Facil... [Published Naharnet - Aug 26 2014]
The Best Looking Presidents in Lebanon's History [Published Beirut.com - Aug 26 2014]
Berri, Jumblatt launch bid to find compromise p... [Published Lebanon Daily Star - Aug 25 2014]
Setrida Geagea criticizes Jumblatt over preside... [Published NOW News - Aug 25 2014]
Parliament boycott continues in Lebanon [Published Gulf News - Aug 25 2014]
Fatfat: No presidential election in the offing [Published Lebanon Daily Star - Aug 25 2014]
Report: Hariri Discussed with Berri 'Logical Se... [Published Naharnet - Aug 25 2014]
Berri, Jumblatt seek deal to break impasse on p... [Published Lebanon Daily Star - Aug 24 2014]
Analysis: Israel's second front - 'Hezbollahland' [Published i24news - Aug 24 2014]
Al-Rahi Calls for 'Brave' Political Initiatives... [Published Naharnet - Aug 24 2014]
Jumblatt slams comparison of March 8 parties to IS [Published NOW News - Aug 24 2014]
Keyrouz: Eastern Christians invented choice of ... [Published National News Agency Lebanon - Aug 24 2014]
Samir Geagea: Lebanon would be ISIS’s graveyard [Published Asharq Al Awsat - Aug 24 2014]
Geagea: Lebanon Will Be ISIL Graveyard If They ... [Published Fars News Agency - Aug 23 2014]
Geagea: Lebanon would be ISIS’ graveyard [Published Lebanon Daily Star - Aug 23 2014]
Geagea: Developments of Syria, Iraq Cannot Be R... [Published Naharnet - Aug 23 2014]
Geagea: No quick solution for presidential elec... [Published NOW News - Aug 23 2014]
Geagea: Lebanon will be ISIL's f [Published National News Agency Lebanon - Aug 23 2014]
FPM proposal for popular vote draws scorn [Published Lebanon Daily Star - Aug 22 2014]
LF MP: Change and Reform, IS two sides of the s... [Published NOW News - Aug 22 2014]
LF Says Aoun 'Exaggerating' IS Threat to Defend... [Published Naharnet - Aug 22 2014]
Karam: Aoun, ISIS two sides of same coin [Published National News Agency Lebanon - Aug 22 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 ...
From the official program of Lebanese war crimi... [Published The Angry Arab News Service/وكالة أنباء العربي ... - Apr 23 2014]
Ja`ja` wants to combat:  " de criminalité, d'homosexualité, de terrorisme ".  If Hasan Nasrallah were to have uttered such homophobic words, the entire group of Western correspondents in Beirut would have sent dispatches about the matter.  Of course, ...
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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