Prime Minister Saad Hariri has shown “openness” to discussing an electoral law fully based on proportional representation that had been devised by Najib Miqati's government, a media report said on Thursday.Full Story
In light of the political debate surrounding the controversial electoral law which brought differences between Lebanon’s political parties, Prime Minister Saad Hariri assured that his relations with President Michel Aoun are firm and unwavering.
“The President and I are on the same terms. I want to appease those betting on sabotaging relations between the ruling sides, that an understanding to protect political stability is firm and strong,” Hariri said in comments he made at the beginning of a cabinet meeting he chaired at the Grand Serail on Wednesday.Full Story
President Michel Aoun on Sunday congratulated the military Intelligence Directorate and the Intelligence Branch of the Internal Security Forces for foiling a suicide attack at Costa cafe in Beirut's Hamra district, as Prime Minister Saad Hariri visited the scene of the incident.Full Story
Prime Minister Saad Hariri presided Wednesday over a Cabinet session at the Grand Serail, during which he stressed that the government's “priority” is the organization of parliamentary elections.Full Story
Prime Minister Saad Hariri praised the closing statement of the Middle East peace conference in Paris, which renewed the commitment to the two-state solution for the Arab-Israeli conflict.
On Twitter Hariri said: “We thank France for organizing the Mideast Peace and we thank President François Hollande for his just and courageous stance”.Full Story
The war of words between Interior Minister Nouhad al-Mashnouq and former justice minister Ashraf Rifi took a new turn after Prime Minister and al-Mustaqbal Movement leader Saad Hariri threw his support behind Mashnouq.Full Story
Prime Minister Saad Hariri announced Tuesday that the political forces in the country are seeking “consensus” over the electoral law, while noting that the concerns of minorities will be taken into consideration.Full Story
Prime Minister Saad Hariri announced Thursday that the disputes in the country are not “sectarian” but rather “purely political,” adding that he will seek compromises “for the sake of the country.”Full Story
Prime Minister Saad Hariri and ex-PM Najib Miqati exchanged tirades on Monday in connection with the formation of a new 30-minister government led by Hariri.Full Story
Prime Minister-designate Saad Hariri held talks Wednesday with President Michel Aoun at the Baabda Palace, amid reports that the cabinet line-up will be announced in the coming hours after the main obstacles were resolved.Full Story