Defense Minister Freezes Weapon Permits in Nabatieh


Minister of Defense Elias Bou Saab issued a statement on Saturday freezing all weapon permits in the southern city of Nabatieh, the State-run National News Agency reported.

The Minister's decision takes effect in Nabatieh as of 06/09/2019 through 11/09/2019, according to a statement issued by the Minister’s office.

However, the decision excluded the following:

1- Weapon permits for diplomats.

2- Weapon permits for guards of current and former ministers, deputies, heads of political parties, spiritual leaders, and employees of foreign embassies strictly when accompanying diplomatic figures.

3- Permits to carry magnetic weapons.

The statement also pointed out that any violation of the resolution subject the perpetrator to penalties and prosecution.

Comments 5
Missing phillipo 07 September 2019, 12:29

Wow, 6 days!!! Why not 600?

Thumb lebanon_first 07 September 2019, 15:50

6 days because of ashoura holiday where Shia self sacrifice and could mutilate themselves

Thumb s.o.s 07 September 2019, 19:06

Because such animals can harm themselves and others.

Thumb lebanon_first 07 September 2019, 15:49

Spiritual leaders? Really? They need guards? Call them sect chiefs if you will. But spiritual, they're not.

Missing keserwaniaseel 07 September 2019, 22:46

Wtf is a magnetic weapon