The Intelligence Branch of the Internal Security Forces has concluded its investigations in the file of the deadly Qabrshmoun incident and the president, the speaker and the PM have become in the picture of its conclusions, media reports said.Full Story
The Progressive Socialist Party has threatened to quit government should there be a vote on "curbing the role of PSP chief Walid Jumblat."Full Story
The Palestinian refugee camp of Ain el-Hilweh was on Saturday witnessing cautious calm after a Palestinian "security operation" that ended in the withdrawal of an Islamist group from a camp's neighborhood and the escape of its leader.Full Story
The Presidency on Friday said a media report has “misinterpreted” President Michel Aoun’s latest remarks on the economic situation.Full Story
Mozambique has launched legal action against a French-Lebanese billionaire, Iskandar Safa, whose shipbuilding company is at the heart of a $2 billion debt scandal, officials said Friday.Full Story
Prime Minister Saad Hariri has received a phone call from President Michel Aoun, who asked him to “hold a cabinet session as soon as possible,” news portal Mustaqbal Web, which is affiliated with Hariri’s al-Mustaqbal Movement, said on Friday.
Hariri adviser ex-MP Ammar Houry meanwhile told al-Markazia news agency that “PM Hariri knows his constitutional jurisdiction very well.”Full Story
Armed clashes broke out Friday afternoon in the Ain el-Hilweh Palestinian refugee camp following the assassination of Hussein Alaeddine, aka “Abu Hassan Khomeini”.
The National News Agency said RPGs and machineguns were being used heavily in the camp’s al-Sifsaf area.Full Story
Speaker Nabih Berri has called the parliament for a meeting in October to discuss and explain Article 95 of the Lebanese constitution based on a letter sent by President Michel Aoun, the National News Agency reported on Friday.Full Story
Maronite Patriarch Beshara al-Rahi said on Friday that the new political crisis in Lebanon and the “suffocating” economic conditions constitute a “threat” to Lebanon’s national identity and image.Full Story
Several contacts were held overnight to resolve the Qabrshmoun crisis that crippled the cabinet meetings as sources close to Speaker Nabih Berri said that parties are considering a new initiative that may record a breakthrough, the pan-Arab al-Hayat newspaper said on Friday.Full Story