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Soaid, Ghattas Khoury Trade Jabs over Jahliyeh Raid

Ex-MP and former March 14 General Secretariat coordinator Fares Soaid traded jabs Sunday with caretaker Culture Minister Ghattas Khoury over the Internal Security Forces raid in ex-minister Wiam Wahhab’s hometown Jahliyeh.

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Jumblat Slams 'Plots of Defiance Axis'

Progressive Socialist Party chief ex-MP Walid Jumblat on Sunday slammed what he called “the plots of the defiance axis,” in the wake of Saturday’s confrontation between ex-minister Wiam Wahhab’s supporters and security forces in Jahliyeh.

Taking to his favorite social media platform Twitter, Jumblat posted a picture of sheep and their shepherd with the caption “Away from civilization, the problems of politics, the theories of growth and the plots of the defiance axis.”

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Wahhab: Hizbullah Saved Lebanon from Carnage, Hariri to End Up in Prison

Ex-minister Wiam Wahhab noted Sunday that “Hizbullah’s intervention” had rescued Lebanon from a “major carnage” in the wake of Saturday’s clash in the Chouf town of Jahliyeh, as he pointed out that Prime Minister-designate Saad Hariri will “end up in prison.”

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Dramatic Downfall of Carlos Ghosn Reverberates in Lebanon

He may have fallen from grace internationally as one of the auto industry's most powerful leaders, but Carlos Ghosn can count on continued support in at least one corner of the globe.

Lebanon has long held hopes that Ghosn, whose grandparents were Lebanese and who holds extensive development projects in the country, would play a bigger role in politics one day, or help rescue its increasingly sluggish economy.

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Wahhab Gunmen Clash with ISF Commandos during Attempt to Arrest Him

A clash erupted Saturday between supporters of ex-minister Wiam Wahhab and an elite force from the Internal Security Forces Intelligence Branch during an attempt to arrest him at his home.

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Independent Sunni MPs Slam ‘Tripartite’ Initiative to Resolve Govt. Hurdle

The so-called Independent Sunni MPs of the Consultative Gathering refuted allegations on Saturday claiming initiatives have been made heralding a near solution to the Sunni MPs hurdle, LBCI reported on Saturday.

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Hariri Bound for Paris, London for Investment Talks

Prime Minister-designate Saad Hariri prepares to kick off visits to Paris and London early in December to discuss suggestions on “how to invest in Lebanon through the CEDRE support conference,” al-Joumhouria daily reported on Saturday.

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Report: 14-Minister Cabinet Proposal to End Govt. Impasse

A solution for the government impasse has reportedly been made by one of Lebanon’s former prime ministers who suggested the formation of a 14-minister “technocrat” government instead of 30, al-Joumhouria daily reported on Saturday.

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Bassil Discusses Govt. Formation 'Solutions' with Hariri

Free Patriotic Movement chief MP Jebran Bassil held talks Friday at the Center House with Prime Minister-designate Saad Hariri.

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Hammoud Rejects Wahhab's Anti-Hariri Suit, Accepts One against Him

State Prosecutor Samir Hammoud on Friday dismissed a lawsuit filed by ex-minister Wiam Wahhab against Prime Minister-designate Saad Hariri as he accepted a suit filed against Wahhab by a number of lawyers.

Hammoud told al-Jadeed television that he shelved the lawsuit in light of Hariri’s “immunity as prime minister and lawmaker.”

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