Posts Tagged ‘Michel Suleiman’

To disarm gunmen and restore order accross the country, the Lebanese army has said it is prepared to use force.

This declaration follows a week of clashes, between supporters of the Western-backed government and the Hezbollah-led opposition (photo, from Boston.com). (more…)

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Lebanon’s political crisis threatens to spiral out of control, with eight people killed and 15 wounded, according to security sources.

After a speech by Hassan Nasrallah (photo), fighting in Beirout intensified on Thursday, the second day of anti-government protests. In his speech, the Hezbollah leader called a government crackdown on the Shia group “tantamount to a declaration of war”. (more…)

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