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Lebanese Army female soldier Aya Kh. was shot Sunday by her brother in the southern town of Rmeish.
The National News Agency said the soldier was admitted into the surgery room of the Hammoud hospital in Sidon after being shot in the chest by a gun.Full Story
MP Salim Aoun of the Strong Lebanon bloc said Sunday that the Progressive Socialist Party has lost its “bets,” stressing that no one has sought to “besiege” PSP chief Walid Jumblat in recent months.
“The PSP has lost its bets domestically and externally,” Aoun said.Full Story
Industry Minister Wael Abu Faour of the Progressive Socialist Party hoped Sunday that the meeting that was held in Laqlouq between Free Patriotic Movement chief Jebran Bassil and Democratic Gathering head MP Taymour Jumblat will push the FPM leader to “reevaluate his rhetoric.”
“His rhetoric has inflamed tensions in Lebanon,” Abu Faour noted in a radio interview.Full Story
Prime Minister Saad Hariri is “a man who is as big as a nation” and he will not get entangled in “narrow politics,” a minister said on Sunday.
“He will certainly not stand idly by to watch the country sink,” Telecommunications Minister Mohammed Choucair said.Full Story
The meeting was held between Free Patriotic Movement chief Jebran Bassil and the head of the Democratic Gathering bloc MP Taymour Jumblat reflects a new Progressive Socialist Party policy, PSP sources said.
In remarks published Sunday in Kuwait’s al-Anbaa newspaper, the sources said the meeting in Laqlouq reflected “the pacification policy that PSP leader Walid Jumblat has decided to show towards the presidential tenure, and perhaps towards its supporters, until the end of this term.”Full Story
A reconciliation meeting orchestrated by Speaker Nabih Berri was held on Saturday in Ain el-Tineh between Hizbullah and the Progressive Socialist Party.Full Story
A candidate running in the Tyre parliamentary by-election race withdrew leaving only Hizbullah’s candidate, Hassan Ezzeddine, running for the district’s vacant seat.Full Story
Due to “urgent” reasons, a planned visit of Lebanese Forces chief Samir Geagea to the Chouf region was postponed on Saturday, his deputy said.Full Story
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.Full Story
After appointing the last five Constitutional Council members at a Cabinet session last month that “excluded” the Lebanese Forces, the LF stressed they “now have no more allies except those who wish to uncover and name the corrupt,” the Saudi Asharq al-Awsat reported on Saturday.Full Story