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Ministers of Hezbollah, FPM Walk out Cabinet Session for ‘Lack of Partnership’

Ministers of Hezbollah, the Free Patriotic Movement and the Tashnag party stormed out of the cabinet session on Tuesday over the lack of respect for the principle of partnership and because of making decisions and signing decrees without the approval of ministers from Hezbollah and the FPM, Al-Manar correspondent said. 258 mots de plus


Lebanon: Weekend Protests Turn Violent, Monday Sit-in Postponed

A demonstration planned for Monday in downtown Beirut was postponed a day after protest turned violent.

“The protest planned for 6 p.m. Monday has been postponed for reasons that will be announced at a midday news conference,” “You Stink” campaigners said on its Facebook account. 802 mots de plus


Because I said so!

It is a done deal; Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil will succeed his father-in-law Michel Aoun as chief of the Free Patriotic Movement. However, since Michel Aoun knew he couldn’t avoid the most obvious trap of the logical fallacy of the false dilemma: either a settlement or tearing the party apart through elections; he made this announcement behind closed doors and away from media attention. 236 mots de plus

Political Communication

Sayyed Nasrallah: Fragmentation A US Scheme in Iraq, Syria and Even KSA, We’re To Defeat Strongest Armies, Terrorists...

Zeinab Essa

Hizbullah Secretary General His Eminence Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah delivered on Friday a speech in which he tackled a number of local and regional topics. 1 735 mots de plus

War On Syria


As George Lakoff once said, « when we negate a frame, we evoke the frame. » Richard Nixon found that out the hard way. While under pressure to resign during the Watergate scandal, Nixon addressed the nation on TV. 281 mots de plus

Political Communication

A Tale of Two Burgers and Three Men

No words can describe how much these last three weeks were insane in Lebanese politics: As if the Aounist July protests weren’t enough, Lebanon suddenly woke up two weeks ago  1 614 mots de plus


Aoun: Hezbollah Defending Lebanon, All Lebanon

As he stressed that Hezbollah’s fight on the border with Syria defends all Lebanon, the leader of the Free Patriotic Movement Michel Aoun urged partisans of his party to take part in street action to protest the decision to extend the terms of high-ranking military officer. 379 mots de plus