Lebanese Forces (LB)

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Name: Lebanese Forces (LB) (Lebanese Forces)
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Aoun Visits Jumblat in Clemenceau

:22Free Patriotic Movement chief MP Michel Aoun visited Progressive Socialist Party leader MP Walid Jumblat in Clemenceau on Wednesday, a day after revealing that an agreement had been reached between several parties to extend parliament’s term.Aoun told ... [Published Naharnet - 1 hour ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 2 reports

Adwan: Legislative sessions to resume next week

BEIRUT - Lebanese Forces bloc MP George Adwan said that he expects legislative sessions to resume next week.“I expect the parliament’s legislative sessions will resume next week to discuss specific draft laws and issues,” Adwan told An-Nahar newspaper, ... [Published NOW News - 1 hour ago]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Geagea supports international coalition against IS

BEIRUT - Lebanese Forces leader Samir Geagea said in remarks published Tuesday that Lebanon should join the international coalition against the Islamic State jihadist group, and voiced surprise at Hezbollah’s reported objection to the planned strikes ... [Published NOW News - Sep 16 2014]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Each day of delay strengthens Geagea’s presidency bid: Karam

AMIOUN, Lebanon: Every day that passes without a political consensus over the next president of Lebanon boosts Samir Geagea’s chances of taking the top Christian post, a lawmaker from the Lebanese Forces leader’s bloc said Tuesday.“Maybe it is surprising ... [Published Lebanon Daily Star - 12 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Change and Reform Will Head to Parliamentary Polls 'despite Violations'

:13The Change and Reform bloc renewed on Tuesday its rejection of the extension of parliament's term for a second time, voicing its readiness to participate in the upcoming parliamentary elections.Former minister Salim Jreissati announced after the bloc's ... [Published Naharnet - 17 hours ago]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Souaid from Maarab: March 14 initiative must be discussed with Hezbollah

Mon 15 Sep 2014 at 19:05 NNA - March 14 senior Fares Souaid said March 14 initiative must be discussed with Hezbollah as the latter is the principle impeder of the presidential elections and is using General Michel Aoun as a means to exercise such hindrance ... [Published National News Agency Lebanon - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Karam: Situation not ready yet to contest parliamentary elections

Mon 15 Sep 2014 at 13:26 NNA - Lebanese Forces bloc member, MP Fadi Karam said in an interview to the Voice of Lebanon radio "with every passing day we lose a chance of having an intact parliamentary election.""We stand at the doors of this major entitlement ... [Published National News Agency Lebanon - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

Lebanon's deputy speaker rules out re-election bid

BEIRUT: Lebanon's deputy Parliament speaker will not be running for parliamentary elections set for November, An-Nahar newspaper reported Sunday, as the number of registered nominees tops 162 for a election that looks increasingly likely to be postpo ... [Published Lebanon Daily Star - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

Bou Saab inaugurates new public high school in Bsharri

Sun 14 Sep 2014 at 11:27 NNA - Minister of Education, Elias Bou Saab, inaugurated the new building for a public school in Bsharri, which is to be named Gebran Khalil Gebran High School, in the presence of two deputies of the region, Sethrida Geagea and ... [Published National News Agency Lebanon - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

Bassil to Meet Kerry during Paris-Hosted Conference on Iraq on Monday

:10Foreign Minister Jebran Bassil is scheduled to attend a meeting in Paris on Monday on the situation in Iraq, reported the pan-Arab daily al-Hayat on Sunday.Sources in France told the daily that he will hold talks in Paris with U.S. Secretary of State ... [Published Naharnet - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Lebanese Forces MP blasts Rai over presidential vacuum remarks

A Lebanese Forces MP launches a scathing attack against Beshara Rai for comments he made about the presidential stalemate, saying the March 8 group is to blame for the continued vacuum. ... [Published Lebanon Daily Star - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 2 reports

Syriacs meet Geagea, seek shelter for Iraqi Christians

BEIRUT: A Syriac delegation met Friday with Lebanese Forces leader Samir Geagea to seek shelter for Iraqi Christians who have been displaced by the advance of Islamist militants.“We asked Lebanese Forces leader’s help to facilitate the reception of Iraqi ... [Published Lebanon Daily Star - Sep 12 2014]

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Mon 15 Sep 2014 at 13:26 NNA - Lebanese Forces bloc member, MP Fadi Karam said in an interview to the Voice of Lebanon radio "with every passing day we lose a chance of having an intact parliamentary election."
"[Foreign Minister [Gebra] Bassil confirmed following Jeddah conference his approval to join the anti-ISIS coalition; however, he said that Lebanon's approval is pending on the condition that everyone participates, which means that we would only he part of it if Syria and Iran are also participating, and the US would never include Iran and Syria in this coalition, a thing which embarrassed Bassil."
Sat 13 Sep 2014 at 13:19 NNA - "Resolving vacuum crisis, is solely achievable through March 14 initiative, deputy of the Lebanese Forces" Antoine Zahra told Dbayeh-based Voice of Lebanon radio station talk-show today
"How do you allow yourself, with all that you represent...to equate between those who are committed to the Constitution and those who breach it, at a time when all the deputies of March 14 and MP Walid Jumblatt's Bloc and those of Speaker Nabih Berri are attending the presidential elections' sessions?" asked Zahra

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Aoun Visits Jumblat in Clemenceau [Published Naharnet - 1 hour ago]
Adwan: Legislative sessions to resume next week [Published NOW News - 1 hour ago]
Political Settlement Looming in Horizon to End ... [Published Naharnet - 4 hours ago]
Each day of delay strengthens Geagea’s presiden... [Published Lebanon Daily Star - 12 hours ago]
Hundreds join Parliament race as deadline expires [Published Lebanon Daily Star - 12 hours ago]
Change and Reform Will Head to Parliamentary Po... [Published Naharnet - 17 hours ago]
Adwan Announces LF's Readiness to Return to Leg... [Published Naharnet - 19 hours ago]
Geagea backs Lebanon's participation in anti-IS... [Published Lebanon Daily Star - 23 hours ago]
Geagea supports international coalition against IS [Published NOW News - Sep 16 2014]
Geagea Backs Anti-IS Coalition, Slams Hizbullah... [Published Naharnet - Sep 16 2014]
Rival blocs file candidacy papers for unlikely ... [Published Lebanon Daily Star - Sep 15 2014]
Souaid from Maarab: March 14 initiative must be... [Published National News Agency Lebanon - Sep 15 2014]
Karam: Situation not ready yet to contest parli... [Published National News Agency Lebanon - Sep 15 2014]
Zahra: Hezbollah dragged takfirists to Lebanon [Published National News Agency Lebanon - Sep 14 2014]
Bou Saab denies disrupting election committee [Published Lebanon Daily Star - Sep 14 2014]
Lebanon's deputy speaker rules out re-election bid [Published Lebanon Daily Star - Sep 14 2014]
Bou Saab inaugurates new public high school in ... [Published National News Agency Lebanon - Sep 14 2014]
Bassil to Meet Kerry during Paris-Hosted Confer... [Published Naharnet - Sep 14 2014]
Parliamentary Polls Nominees Reach 162 as Musta... [Published Naharnet - Sep 14 2014]
Zahra: Resolving crisis is achievable solely th... [Published National News Agency Lebanon - Sep 13 2014]
Gemayel says March 14 coalition would support h... [Published NOW News - Sep 13 2014]
Gemayel: Consensus on a President Impossible Un... [Published Naharnet - Sep 13 2014]
Alain Aoun: Parliamentary elections could solve... [Published Lebanon Daily Star - Sep 12 2014]
Lebanese Forces MP blasts Rai over presidential... [Published Lebanon Daily Star - Sep 12 2014]
Zahra to Rahi: Equating March 8 Camp to March 1... [Published National News Agency Lebanon - Sep 12 2014]
Syriacs meet Geagea, seek shelter for Iraqi Chr... [Published Lebanon Daily Star - Sep 12 2014]
Geagea tackles Iraqi Christians' [Published National News Agency Lebanon - Sep 12 2014]
Karam: To face any kind of terrorism [Published National News Agency Lebanon - Sep 11 2014]
Nasrallah and Aoun Want 'Strong' President as P... [Published Naharnet - Sep 11 2014]
Machnouk to warn against parliamentary polls [Published Lebanon Daily Star - Sep 10 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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