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Alloush Accuses Jumblat of Taking Part in '2011 Conspiracy'

Al-Mustaqbal Movement senior official ex-MP Mustafa Alloush has lashed out at Progressive Socialist Party chief MP Walid Jumblat in connection with the latest row between the two parties.

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Hariri Fires More Mustaqbal Officials as Nader Hariri Quits

Prime Minister Saad Hariri has sacked two more al-Mustaqbal Movement officials, the movement said on Sunday, hours after the premier's chief of staff Nader Hariri submitted his resignation.

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Hariri Dissolves Election Commission, Coordinates over ‘Election Results’

Prime Minister and al-Mustaqbal Movement leader Saad Hariri decided to “dissolve the electoral campaign commission and Mustaqbal’s coordinators of Beirut, Bekaa, Koura and Zgharta,” over the latest “parliamentary election results.”

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Hariri, Jumblat Trade Remarks on Twitter

Prime Minister Saad Hariri replied to remarks made by Progressive Socialist Party MP Walid Jumblat on Saturday, telling him to “leave al-Mustaqbal Movement alone.”

“I wish you would leave al-Mustaqbal Movement alone, Walid Beik, and stop blaming us for your problems,” said Hariri in a tweet.

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Report: LF, FPM Not Decided on Speaker Re-Election

The Lebanese Forces and Free Patriotic Movement have not yet disclosed whether they will re-elect Speaker Nabih Berrii for a sixth term, as they prepare for consultative meetings with their party members.

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Berri Calls for Quick New Government

The formation of a new Cabinet in Lebanon that represents all factions should take place quickly because of growing regional tensions and the fragile country's struggling economy, Speaker Nabih Berri said.

Berri spoke in an interview with The Associated Press in his office in Beirut days after Lebanon held its first parliamentary elections in nine years. In the vote, Berri's Amal group, along with its allies including Hizbullah, won more than a third of the seats, giving them the power to veto any legislation against them in the future.

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Hariri Meets Aoun: We Want to Preserve Security, Stability in Lebanon

Prime Minister Saad Hariri on Friday visited the Baabda Palace for talks with President Michel Aoun.

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UNIFIL Says Lebanon-Israel Border 'Quiet' after Syria Flare-Up

United Nations peacekeepers in Lebanon said Friday they were keeping a close eye on the southern border with Israel, but the area was "quiet" after strikes on suspected Iranian positions in Syria.

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ISG Urges Lebanon to Agree 'Defense Strategy', Abide by 'Baabda Declaration'

The International Support Group for Lebanon has congratulatd the Lebanese people and authorities for the completion of parliamentary elections on May 6, urging the country to agree a "defense strategy" and abide by the Baabda Declaration.

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New Parliament to 'Re-Elect Berri on May 22'

The new parliament will hold a session on May 22 to re-elect AMAL Movement leader Nabih Berri to a sixth term as Parliament Speaker, a media report said.

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