Lebanon's Bassil Criticises Hariri Efforts To Form Government
Wed, 14 Oct 2020 | By middleeastmonitor | 9 Hits
Lebanese Christian politician Gebran Bassil criticised Sunni former prime minister Saad alHariri on Tuesday for putting himself forward to lead a government that would champion a French initiative to resolve the country8217s deep economic crisis Hariri has begun consultations with the president parliamentary speaker and Lebanese political blocs about forming a government that would implement President Emmanuel Macron8217s roadmap for reforms and unlock international aid He has said his mission was to form a sixmonth government of technoc >>READ MORE
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US sanctions two officials from Lebanons HezbollahA Hezbollah flag and a poster depicting Lebanons Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah are pictured along a street near Sidon Lebanon July 7 2020 Reuters picBEIRUT Oct 23 The United States has imposed sanctions on two officials from the Lebanese Shiite group Hezbollah the US Treasury Department said including one who served as a senior military commander in the south of the country...
Fri, 23 Oct 2020 18:01 | Hits : 9 | US
Lebanon: Hariri to head government with majority of parliament votesFormer Lebanese Prime Minister and leader of the Future Movement Saad Hariri is heading towards assuming the post of Lebanons prime minister to form the new government
Despite what many parliamentary blocs announced after finishing most of the mandatory parliamentary consultations to name the new prime minister a general tendency to appoint Hariri for the position was shown
The Lebanese consti...
Fri, 23 Oct 2020 15:01 | Hits : 8 | US
Qatar considering sending envoy to Yemens Houthi-led governmentQatar is reportedly considering sending an ambassador to the Yemeni capital Sanaa where the Houthialigned National Salvation Government NSG is based according to an informed source cited in Sputnik Arabic
The source said that indications over the past several years have pointed to Qatari rapprochement with Sanaa since Doha withdrew from the Saudiled coalition which intervened in the countr...
Fri, 23 Oct 2020 06:01 | Hits : 13 | US
Lebanons President Aoun says corruption is rooted in powerLebanese President Michel Aoun announced on Wednesday that corruption has become institutionalised and deeplyrooted in the countrys administration
We reached the point where corruption became institutionalised par excellence and deeplyrooted in our authority institutions and administration Aoun expressed in a televised speech on the eve of the parliamentary consultations to choose a new pr...
Thu, 22 Oct 2020 21:01 | Hits : 16 | US
Lebanon: Man pulls gun on pharmacist for painkillerLebanon Man pulls gun on pharmacist for painkiller
A video of a man who pulled a gun on a pharmacist in Lebanon after asking for painkillers and being turned down has been shared widely on social media
The pharmacist Ziad Jumaa released the CCTV footage of the incident online saying that the man had asked for 8216Panadol8217 when the pharmacy was out of stock After telling the man they ...
Wed, 21 Oct 2020 06:02 | Hits : 12 | US
Canada criticises Chinese ambassador's remarks, which embassy says were misinterpretedChinas Ambassador to Canada Cong Peiwu Picture courtesy of cachinaembassyorgOTTAWA Oct 20 Canada yesterday criticised remarks by the Chinese ambassador to Ottawa last week about Hong Kong protesters in the latest round of a longrunning diplomatic dispute tied to the arrest of a Huawei Technologies Co Ltd executive in VancouverAlthough the dispute centres on Huawei Chief Financial Offic...
Tue, 20 Oct 2020 09:01 | Hits : 14 | US
Yemen rebels say ready to swap all prisoners with governmentYemens Houthi rebels said Sunday they are ready to exchange all prisoners with the Yemeni government one day after a major prisoner swap between the two warring rivalsAnadolu Agency report
8220We are ready to exchange all prisoners including former Defense Minister Mahmoud alSubaihi8221 rebel leader Mohamed Ali alHouthi said on Twitter
AlSubaihi was captured by the rebel group in ...
Mon, 19 Oct 2020 03:01 | Hits : 15 | US
Amnesty slams Lebanon failure to address public demandsAmnesty International on Saturday urged Lebanese authorities to investigate and hold accountable officers involved in the suppression of protesters during October 2019 demonstrations reportsAnadolu Agency
8220The Lebanese authorities have not only failed to address peoples legitimate demands for their social and economic rights but have also increasingly resorted to repressing the right...
Sun, 18 Oct 2020 09:01 | Hits : 16 | US
Lebanons biggest Christian party says wont back Hariri for PMHariri who quit as prime minister last October in the face of nationwide protests has said he is ready to lead a government to implement reforms Reuters picBEIRUT Oct 17 Lebanons largest Christian political party said today it would not back the nomination of former Prime Minister Saad alHariri to lead a government to tackle a deep economic crisis further complicating efforts to agree a...
Sun, 18 Oct 2020 03:00 | Hits : 15 | US
Dozens reported killed in clashes between Somali government, fightersA Somali soldier patrols a street near a bridge in Afgoye Somalia October 19 2016 Reuters picMOGADISHU Oct 16 Dozens of soldiers and insurgents were killed in two days of fighting between Somali government forces and alShabaab militants northwest of the capital Mogadishu a witness told Reuters todaySomalias state news agency Sonna said the military had killed about 50 fighters from th...
Sat, 17 Oct 2020 00:01 | Hits : 14 | US
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