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Adwan on Maarab Understanding Says LF ‘Kept its Word’, FPM Should Do Same

MP George Adwan said the Lebanese Forces has kept its word regarding the agreement with the Free Patriotic Movement, urging the latter to “adhere to the (Maarab) accord” which brought President Michel Aoun (FPM founder) to the presidential post.

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Foreign Ministry Denies Refusing Kuwaiti Ambassador Accreditation

Lebanon’s Foreign Ministry denied in a statement on Thursday reports published in al-Akhbar daily claiming it rejected the accreditation of a new Kuwaiti ambassador.

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Report: ‘Political Settlement’ between Aoun, Hariri ‘Unbroken’

The relations between President Michel Aoun and Prime Minister-designate Saad Hariri “are not broken” and the political pact between the two men that brought Aoun to the presidency post remains “intact,” al-Mustaqbal daily reported on Thursday.

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State Ministries ‘Confront’ Private Generator Owners

Lebanon’s ministries of interior, energy and economy stressed on Tuesday that efforts will be “coordinated” and electricity meters will be installed next year to prevent “fraud” by private generator owners.

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Aoun Meets Trenta, Affirms Need for UNIFIL Troops

President Michel Aoun received on Tuesday at Baabda Palace, Italian Defense Minister Elisabetta Trenta leading a delegation of diplomats in the presence of Ambassador of Italy Massimo Mariotti.

Aoun stressed the importance of the UNIFIL role in southern Lebanon, saying “the Israeli threats and regional circumstances necessitate the renewal of the UNIFIL mandate under the same conditions.”

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Report: Presidential Palace Plans Aoun’s Upcoming Trips to Brussels, NY, Yerevan

The Presidential Palace prepares for three trips abroad that President Michel Aoun plans to make between September and October, al-Akhbar daily reported on Tuesday.

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Hariri Denies Trip Sought French Mediation with Saudi over Govt. Formation

Prime Minister-designate Saad Hariri’s media office denied media reports claiming that his latest visit to France was to seek French President Emmanuel Macron’s mediation with SA on the formation of Lebanon’s government.

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Canadian Mom Served Cleaning Solution instead of Latte

A Canadian woman pregnant with her third child says she was served a cleaning agent at a McDonald's restaurant instead of the latte she ordered.

Sarah Douglas said that she was taking her son to a baseball tournament in the Alberta town of Lethbridge when they stopped at the McDonald's drive-thru for the coffee. When she took a sip she knew something was wrong and pulled over to spit it out.

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Hizbullah Official Says 'Foreign Intervention' Delaying Cabinet Formation

A senior Hizbullah official blamed “embassies of regional countries” for the delay in the formation of Lebanon’s Cabinet, the National News Agency reported on Monday.

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Ferzli Has Suggestion 'Up His Sleeve' to Facilitate Govt. Formation

Deputy Speaker of Parliament Elie Ferzli said on Monday he has a proposal that will likely facilitate the government formation process after more than two months since the designation.

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