“We have received a request filed by the accused and other Lebanese officials to grant amnesty and release him. We are looking into this request as a special case,” Gholamhossein Esmaili, a judiciary spokesman, was quoted as saying by Fars news agency.Continue reading
Such talks, Israeli Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz’s office said in a statement after he met U.S. envoy David Satterfield, could be “for the good of both countries’ interests in developing natural gas reserves and oil” by agreeing a border.Continue reading
“Partnership between the president and the prime minister along with the national consensus will certainly lead to the formation of a new government, despite all obstacles,” Gebran Bassil, Aoun’s son-in-law said.Continue reading
Hezbollah Deputy Secretary General Sheikh Naim Qassem: “The US, in cooperation with Saudi Arabia, is trying to restore its power in the region. We tell them that you will die before seeing your dream realized.”Continue reading
“We believe that the key to the solution is in the hands of the prime minister designate. He is the one who can accomplish the government tomorrow, and he is the one who can postpone the government to another time,” said Hezbollah deputy leader Sheikh Naim Qassem. Continue reading
Lebanon’s leading Christian parties clashed on Friday over how power should be divided in a new unity government, casting doubt over Prime Minister-designate Saad al-Hariri’s prediction that one will be agreed soon. Continue reading
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