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Michel Aoun: The last strong presidential candidate


By: Ghassan Saoud

Published Saturday, April 19, 2014

We will not have another presidential election like this one. Since 1990, people have hoped that a strong president would return to the Baabda presidential palace to create a balance between Christian, Sunni, and Shia influence in the government. 1,843 more words


Has the race for Baabda begun?

Who will succeed President Michel Suleiman? (Photo: Marwan Tahtah)

By: Jean Aziz

Published Thursday, April 17, 2014

As Al-Akhbar predicted, Speaker of Parliament Nabih Berri as  852 more words


Special Tribunal for Lebanon aims to stifle Lebanese press

Saad Hariri, the son of Lebanon’s assassinated ex-premier Rafiq Hariri, recites the Fatiha or the prayer of the dead over the tomb of his father in downtown Beirut late 30 May 2007, after the UN vote to set up an international court to try the murder suspects. 832 more words


Behind the Scenes: More than 300 Takfiris Killed Last Week in Qalamoun, Meliha

Local Editor

  • More than 300 Takfiri militants were killed during the recent military operations led by the Syrian army in Qalamoun area and Meliha area close to Damascus during last week.
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Will the Future Movement abandon its favored candidates once again?

A handout picture distributed by the Lebanese Forces on April 4, 2014 shows Lebanese Christian leader Samir Geagea (C) and his wife and Parliament Member Setrida Geagea (C-L) attending a press conference in Maarab, northeast of Beirut. 1,017 more words

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