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13 December 2019, 22:00 Pompeo said that the U.S. stands with the Lebanese "to fight against corruption and terrorism" and that it will continue to "counter the threat Hizbullah poses."
13 December 2019, 20:33 Protesters blocked the Jiye-Beirut highway after several demonstrators were injured in clashes with the army at the Jiye power plant.
13 December 2019, 18:46 Nasrallah: After the designation of a premier, we will talk about the line-up and we would negotiate and cooperate with the PM-designate to form the government.
13 December 2019, 18:44 Nasrallah: So far, no agreement has been reached on any candidate… We hope that the figure who gets the necessary votes will be designated on Monday.
13 December 2019, 18:37 Nasrallah: The caretaker government must shoulder its responsibilities regarding the economic situation.
13 December 2019, 18:36 Nasrallah: Hizbullah and AMAL did not take a decision to attack anyone and they exerted major efforts to rein in the street.
13 December 2019, 18:35 Nasrallah: Those blocking the roads do not enjoy any cover.
13 December 2019, 18:35 Nasrallah: Security forces have shown more seriousness in the reopening of roads.
13 December 2019, 18:34 Nasrallah on security tensions: We call on people to show patience.
13 December 2019, 18:33 Nasrallah urged the formation of a "partnership" government comprising all parties including the FPM, saying it must be led by Hariri or someone named by him.
13 December 2019, 18:28 Nasrallah: We insist on the FPM's representation in the government and no party should be eliminated.
13 December 2019, 18:28 Nasrallah: A reformist government does not necessarily stand for a technocrat government.
13 December 2019, 18:27 Nasrallah: PM Saad Hariri must ease his preconditions if a national partnership government is to be formed.
13 December 2019, 18:26 Nasrallah: We did not suggest the candidates Bahij Tabbara or Samir Khatib.
13 December 2019, 18:25 Nasrallah: The fourth choice was a government whose premier would be named by Hariri but this proposal was rejected.
13 December 2019, 18:23 Nasrallah: We do not oppose a national partnership government led by PM Saad Hariri.
13 December 2019, 18:21 Nasrallah: The third choice is a national partnership government with the broadest representation.
13 December 2019, 18:20 Nasrallah: Everyone should be present in the government.
13 December 2019, 18:18 Nasrallah: A one-sided government will be described as "Hizbullah's government."
13 December 2019, 18:17 Nasrallah: Any salvation government will have to take unpopular decisions.
13 December 2019, 18:16 Nasrallah: A one-sided government might face several accusations and road-blocking protests.
13 December 2019, 18:16 Nasrallah: Any government needs domestic stability in order to be able to address the economic situation.
13 December 2019, 18:15 Nasrallah: It is unacceptable to go to a one-sided government, seeing as we had opposed that when we didn't have the parliamentary majority.
13 December 2019, 18:14 Nasrallah: The National Pact forbids the formation of a one-sided government.
13 December 2019, 18:13 Nasrallah: The issue is about identifying risks and interests. We in Hizbullah are opposed to the formation of a one-sided government.
13 December 2019, 18:11 Nasrallah: The first choice is to go to a one-sided government.
13 December 2019, 18:06 Nasrallah: The formation of the government will not be an easy process.
13 December 2019, 18:06 Nasrallah: The former government should not have resigned.
13 December 2019, 18:05 Nasrallah: We hope that no more time will be wasted.
13 December 2019, 18:04 Nasrallah: The consultations are supposed to take place Monday and we hope a PM-designate will be named.
13 December 2019, 18:03 Nasrallah: The Lebanese must not allow America and Israel to exploit their protests.
13 December 2019, 18:02 Nasrallah to U.S. and Israel: Iran itself will respond to those who attack it and it will not depend on its allies.
13 December 2019, 18:00 Nasrallah: Some parties are fabricating statements attributed to Iranian officials in order to embarrass some Lebanese parties.
13 December 2019, 18:00 Nasrallah: We asked the brothers in Iran about the reported statement and they said it was baseless.
13 December 2019, 17:59 Nasrallah: The Iranian Revolutionary Guard general did not mention anything about Lebanon in his statement.
13 December 2019, 17:58 Nasrallah: I urge the Lebanese to show awareness and not to accept the U.S. incitement to strife and chaos.
13 December 2019, 17:57 Nasrallah: Some Gulf countries are fabricating statements attributed to Iranian officials.
13 December 2019, 17:56 Nasrallah: The Lebanese are capable of overcoming the current crisis.
13 December 2019, 17:56 Nasrallah: The Americans want us to give up our strength and become under tutelage.
13 December 2019, 17:54 Nasrallah: Draw lessons from the countries that surrendered to the U.S. conditions... Have they overcome their financial woes?
13 December 2019, 17:54 Nasrallah to Lebanese: Do not believe America's promises.
13 December 2019, 17:54 Nasrallah said the U.S. and Israel are seeking to exploit Lebanon’s protests to settle scores with Hizbullah and to obtain certain gains in the oil and gas file.
13 December 2019, 17:50 The U.S. has slapped sanctions on Nazem Said Ahmad and Saleh Assi, describing them as Lebanon and DR Congo-based money launderers linked to Hizbullah.
13 December 2019, 17:45 Nasrallah: Pompeo's remarks reflect the silliness of the U.S. approach.
13 December 2019, 17:43 Nasrallah: Pompeo has suggested that Lebanon's problem is Hizbullah.
13 December 2019, 17:42 Nasrallah: The Americans will naturally seek to exploit any protests... In Lebanon they will seek to solve their own problem and not that of the Lebanese.
13 December 2019, 17:42 Nasrallah: The Americans' evaluation of the protests in Lebanon is mistaken.
13 December 2019, 17:41 Nasrallah: They suggested that the protests were the Lebanese people's revolution against Hizbullah and the arms of the resistance, although no one mentioned Hizbullah or the resistance during the first days of the protests.
13 December 2019, 17:40 Nasrallah: The Americans suggested that the protests in their first days were against Iran, although no one mentioned Iran in those protests.
13 December 2019, 17:39 Nasrallah: The Americans see the protests in Lebanon, Iraq and Syria as tools to pressure Iran, and I'm not accusing anyone.
13 December 2019, 17:37 Nasrallah: The government's decision on taxes and fees was mistaken.
13 December 2019, 17:35 Nasrallah: They try to give the world the impression that they are orchestrating these protests, whether that is true or not.
13 December 2019, 17:35 Nasrallah: Whenever protests erupt in a certain country, we find the Americans quickly interfering and seeking to exploit these protests in a manner that serves their own interests and not those of the protesters.
13 December 2019, 17:33 Nasrallah: My entire speech will be dedicate to the Lebanese affairs.
13 December 2019, 17:33 Nasrallah: We are passing through a sensitive moment regarding the formation of a new government.
13 December 2019, 17:30 MTV: U.S. sanctions have targeted businessmen and firms linked to Hizbullah.
13 December 2019, 16:52 Al-Arabiya: The U.S. Treasury will shortly declare sanctions on Lebanese figures.
13 December 2019, 16:14 Beirut Examining Magistrate George Rizk has interrogated Traffic Management Authority head Huda Salloum and released her after she signed a proof of residence.
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