Michel Aoun

Lebanese MPs to convene to elect new president, no consensus on candidate

Lebanese parliament speaker Nabih Berri will call for a session to elect a new president on September 29, despite no political consensus on a candidate, state media reported

By REUTERS
27/09/2022

Lebanese central bank head suspected of embezzlement nowhere to be found

Security forces were unable to find Lebanese central bank governor Riad Salameh after a subpoena was issued against him.

16/02/2022

Israel, Lebanon say they're ready to resume maritime border talks

Lebanese President Michel Aoun said that Lebanon is ready to resume the negotiations, according to Reuters. He made similar remarks in October.

Lebanon 'failed state' under Hezbollah leadership, says party's ally

Hezbollah ally Gebran Bassil attacked Hezbollah for preventing Lebanon's cabinet from meeting.

03/01/2022

Lebanon's Aoun expresses outrage as Hezbollah continues to block cabinet

"Unjustified, deliberate and systematic blockage which dismantles the state and drives it to its demise" must be ended, the president said.

28/12/2021

Lebanese president calls for cabinet meeting despite Hezbollah tensions

Lebanon's cabinet has not met for two months due to demands by Hezbollah concerning the Beirut port blast case.

15/12/2021

Hezbollah’s use of recent attack on protests is calculated risk - analysis

Hezbollah members arrived quickly with arms to begin shooting at random buildings during the protest in Beirut.

Hezbollah

Hezbollah 'locked and loaded' if Israel attacks - Nasrallah deputy

Hezbollah Deputy Secretary-General Naim Qassem warned on Friday evening that any attack by Israel on Lebanon will be met with a response, and that its weapons are 'locked and loaded.'

Lebanese businessman Najib Mikati

Lebanese president meets designated premier: businessman Mikati

Lebanon has been run by a caretaker administration for nearly a year, since a huge blast devastated large parts of Beirut, its currency has collapsed and jobs have vanished.

By REUTERS
26/07/2021
Lebanese Prime Minister-designate Saad Hariri speaks during a news conference in Beirut

Lebanon caught between real change and power brokers - analysis

President, prime minister-designate tangle over forming a government

By DIMA ABUMARIA/ THE MEDIA LINE
17/12/2020
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