Egypt accused Hizbullah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah of “walking in the footsteps of his mentor,” Iran’s supreme leader Ali Khamenei.
“They all want to ignite the region,” Egyptian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Husam Zaki told the Saudi al-Watan daily about Nasrallah and Khamenei.Full Story
Prime Minister Saad Hariri and Hizbullah chief Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah have accepted the Saudi-Syrian initiative in all its details, pan-Arab daily al-Hayat reported Tuesday.
The newspaper said that all sides involved in the agreement between Damascus and Riyadh to solve the Lebanese crisis, primarily Hariri and Nasrallah, were informed about the deal.Full Story
Prime Minister Saad Hariri told former U.S. Ambassador Michele Sison he feared another war with Israel would mean the "death" of his pro-Western March 14 alliance, leaked cables showed Monday.
A document reportedly obtained by whistleblowing website WikiLeaks and published on the website of local daily al-Akhbar quoted Hariri as saying he believed Hizbullah would rise again should there be another round of violence.Full Story
Free Patriotic Movement leader MP Michel Aoun questioned on Tuesday the Special Tribunal for Lebanon's credibility, saying that accusations have been directed against Hizbullah of being behind former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri's assassination after the July 2006 war failed in destroying the party.
He said after the movement's weekly meeting: "We have never seen a country die because of one individual or one political line of thought."Full Story
Around one hour after Hizbullah chief Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah called on the Lebanese to boycott the Special Tribunal for Lebanon, Lebanese Forces leader Samir Geagea criticized Nasrallah's televised speech, describing it as "very dangerous."
Geagea described Nasrallah's stances as threats against the Lebanese State, noting that the State is "the side mainly dealing with U.N. investigators."Full Story