News Agencies Feed

government

Aug 20

 Aoun 'Convinced' Foreign Meddling behind Govt. Delay

Aoun 'Convinced' Foreign Meddling behind Govt. Delay

President Michel Aoun has become “convinced” that “foreign interference” is behind the ongoing delay in the Cabinet formation process, sources close to him have said.

In remarks to UAE's"...

Continue Reading >>

Aug 20

 Hariri Relying on 'Agreement with Putin' to 'Protect Country'

Hariri Relying on 'Agreement with Putin' to 'Protect Country'

Prime Minister-designate Saad Hariri is increasingly “putting Russia in the picture of the Lebanese situation's developments” as well as “his stance on the file of the relation with the Syrian regime,” a media report said.

Hariri"...

Continue Reading >>

Aug 20

Lavrov to discuss return of Syrian refugees with Lebanese top diplomat

Lavrov to discuss return of Syrian refugees with Lebanese top diplomat

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will discuss the situation in Syria, including the return of Syrian refugees, with his Lebanese counterpart Gebran Bassil on August 20, the Russian Foreign Minister said in a statement on Sunday.

'The"...

Continue Reading >>

Aug 20

 Jreissati Says Govt. Can be Formed in Late August if Hariri Decides

Jreissati Says Govt. Can be Formed in Late August if Hariri Decides

The new government can be formed in late August should Prime Minister-designate Saad Hariri take the decision to do so, caretaker Justice Minister Salim Jreissati said on Sunday.

“August carries all victories,"...

Continue Reading >>

Aug 20

 Senior U.S. General Concludes Visit to Lebanon

Senior U.S. General Concludes Visit to Lebanon

Major General Michael Langley, United States Central Command Director for Strategy, Plans, and Policy, visited Lebanon from August 15 to 18, the U.S. embassy said.

Langley is responsible for Foreign Military Sales"...

Continue Reading >>

Aug 20

 Mario Aoun says LF ministers obstruct work of FPM ministers

Mario Aoun says LF ministers obstruct work of FPM ministers

MP Mario Aoun pointed out Sunday that the ministers of the Lebanese Forces have adopted 'a policy of obstruction' against the work of the Free Patriotic Movement ministers.

'The Lebanese Forces ministers"...

Continue Reading >>

Aug 20

 LebaneseBrazilian talks at Defense Ministry

LebaneseBrazilian talks at Defense Ministry

The National Defense Ministry witnessed Sunday a meeting between Caretaker National Defense Minister, Yaacoub Sarraf, and Brazilian State Minister for Strategic Affairs, Hussein Calot, and his accompanying delegation in presence of Brazilian Ambassador, Georges Geraldo Qadri.
...

Continue Reading >>

Aug 20

 Hardan, ElKhalil call for speedingup government formation

Hardan, ElKhalil call for speedingup government formation

MP Asaad Hardan stressed Sunday the need to hasten the new cabinet formation for national and developmental interests, urging all political forces to 'unite and interact together so that we can all build a state and a country.'


Hardan's words came as he visited"...

Continue Reading >>

Aug 19

 Riachi Says FPM 'Threw Over' the Rest of Maarab Agreement

Riachi Says FPM 'Threw Over' the Rest of Maarab Agreement

As the conflict widens between the Lebanese Forces and Free Patriotic Movement over ministerial shares, caretaker Information Minister Melhem Riachi said the FPM “had obtained what it wanted from the Maarab Agreement and shunned other elements of the accord,' Asharq al-Awsat daily"...

Continue Reading >>

Aug 19

 Riachi to Asharq Al-Awsat: Normalization with Syria is Part of Attempts to Delay Cabinet

Riachi to Asharq Al-Awsat: Normalization with Syria is Part of Attempts to Delay Cabinet

Caretaker Information Minister Melhem Riachi has warned against further details in the formation of the Lebanese government, slamming attempts to normalize relations with Syria as part of efforts exerted by some parties to prolong the cabinet stalemate.

The government formation"...

Continue Reading >>