LATEST Lebanese News


Date:  24 - 25 August 2016

Protesters outside Bourj Hammoud landfill: There are less costly waste management solutions but the government must sack Shehayyeb and his committee.

Deputy Speaker Makari to LBCI: We call for postponing Thursday's cabinet session and we will conduct contacts in this regard in a bid to find solutions.

LBCI: Kanaan has arrived in Maarab for talks with Geagea.

Reports: Pharaon has conducted contacts with Salam and the leaders of the FPM, the LF, Mustaqbal and some independent ministers, urging the postponement of Thursday's cabinet session.

Bassil: Will our partners in the country accept a government that governs in the absence of Christians? Without all Lebanese components, Lebanon itself is absent and as a movement, we are always ready to take to the streets to defend dignity.

Bassil: We might face a political system crisis after Thursday's session.

Bassil: We have decided not to attend Thursday's cabinet session in order to send a warning.

Bassil: The government is not doing anything regarding all the files.

FPM chief Bassil after weekly meeting of Change and Reform bloc: Some people ask us why we don't resign from the government and we tell them that we don't want to plunge the country into total vacuum.

Agriculture Minister Shehayyeb: I hope the “forces of obstruction” will not join the Bourj Hammoud protests and we already have the political paralysis.


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