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MP Ali Fayyad of Hizbullah's Loyalty to Resistance bloc announced Sunday that the controversial tour that his party organized Thursday for reporters on the Lebanese-Israeli border has been “deliberately misinterpreted” by some Lebanese parties.Full Story
The Progressive Socialist Party has said that several political forces have asked for copies of the electoral law format that the PSP has proposed.Full Story
Arab and foreign ambassadors have praised Prime Minister Saad Hariri's visit to south Lebanon, media reports said.Full Story
Grand Mufti Sheikh Abdul Latif Daryan on Sunday slammed Hizbullah's border tour for journalists and the party's foreign roles as he criticized an electoral law proposed by Free Patriotic Movement chief Jebran Bassil that involves sectarian voting in the first round.Full Story
Maronite Patriarch Beshara al-Rahi on Sunday reiterated that parliamentary elections under the controversial current law would be better than another extension of parliament's term or parliamentary “vacuum.”Full Story
Lebanese activists have ramped up their campaign to scrap a controversial law allowing rapists who marry their victims to go free, with a dramatic installation on Saturday along Beirut's sunny seaside.Full Story
Army Commander General Joseph Aoun stressed on Saturday that terrorists and militants will not find a safe haven in any area in Lebanon.
“The security situation in the country is totally under the army's control. Any attempts to disrupt security and stability will be faced firmly,” said Aoun in a statement.Full Story
The Progressive Socialist Party proposed on Saturday a new electoral law format that equally mixes between the majoritarian and proportional voting systems.
PSP MP Ghazi Aridi said in a press conference declaring the proposal: “The PSP is only keen on reaching a new law to help the elections be held on time,” assuring that solidarity and consensus are needed to save the country from a political crisisFull Story
A Lebanese parliamentary delegation, composed of delegates and banking experts, is trying to convince the American authorities to alleviate the new law that the Congress plans to issue imposing new financial sanctions against Hizbullah party, amid concerns it would reflect on Lebanon's banking sector, al-Joumhouria daily reported on Saturday.
According to information obtained by the daily, “the Lebanese delegation's endeavors this time look different from when the law was issued in its first edition.Full Story
A special military operation carried out by the Lebanese army in the outskirts of the northeastern border town of Arsal resulted in the killing of the so-called “legitimate Emir of Syria's Islamic State group”, a terrorist who have decreed the slaughter of Lebanese soldiers, the National News Agency reported on Saturday
The so-called legitimate Emir identified as Alaa al-Halabi, aka al-Mlais, hails from the Syrian town of Qara, said NNA.Full Story