LATEST Lebanese News


Date:  19 - 20 October 2016

Belgian media reports: A gunman is holding 15 people hostage in a shopping mall in a Brussels suburb.

Bassil is meeting with Hariri at the Center House.

Mustaqbal bloc: Any further delay in electing a president would subject the country to bigger risks at all levels.

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

Al-Jadeed: Taimur Jumblat and ministers Abou Faour and Shehayyeb have arrived in Ain el-Tineh to meet Speaker Berri, in the presence of Minister Ali Hassan Khalil who has just returned from a meeting with Hariri.

VDL (100.5): Al-Mustaqbal bloc might not issue a statement after its meeting today.

Minister Ali Hassan Khalil left the Center House without making a statement.

Change and Reform bloc: Remarks about Christian-Sunni bilateral power-sharing and a civil war are unacceptable and they are aimed at blackmailing those who back us.

MTV: Finance Minister Ali Hassan Khalil has arrived at the Center House for talks with ex-PM Saad Hariri.

Ex-PM Saad Hariri has presided over a meeting for the Mustaqbal bloc.

Ex-minister Wiam Wahhab on Twitter: It's final. Michel Aoun will become president.

Ex-PM Hariri held talks with Marada Movement officials Rony Araiji and Youssef Saade.

Berri's aide Ali Hassan Khalil: Should there be quorum in any electoral session, we will vote against Aoun and we will then join the ranks of the opposition.

Ex-PM Saad Hariri is meeting with Minister Wael Abou Faour at the Center House.

Al-Jadeed: Speaker Berri has scheduled a legislative session for tomorrow.

LBCI: The terms of the members of the parliament bureau and the parliamentary committees have been renewed as Robert Fadel was replaced by Antoine Zahra and Salim Salhab and Youssef Khalil were replaced by Amal Abou Zeid.

VDL (93.3): The army has arrested a senior Fateh al-Sham official in an ambush in Arsal's outskirts.

Al-Jadeed: ISF Intelligence Branch first sergeant N. T. committed suicide at dawn in Zahle's Ksara.


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