Mohamed Choucair
Arab World Lebanese parliament Speaker Nabih Berri (R) shows a map in his office showing the expansion of the Israeli attacks on Lebanon to visiting French Foreign Minister Stephane Sejourne (L) during their meeting in Beirut, Lebanon, 28 April 2024. (EPA)

Berri to Asharq Al-Awsat: French Proposal Has Some Acceptable Points, Others Need Amendment

Lebanon’s parliament Speaker Nabih Berri said on Thursday he will reply on Friday or Saturday to France’s latest proposal over how to resolve tensions with…

Mohamed Choucair (Beirut)
Arab World Mohammad Surour’s funeral procession in Lebanon (NNA)

Lebanese Money Changer Surour Victim of Ambush by Mossad-linked Woman

Lebanese security sources confirm that the killing of money changer Mohammad Surour is seen as a politically motivated crime, suggesting Israeli involvement. …

Mohamed Choucair (Beirut)
Arab World Lebanese Speaker Nabih Berri. dpa

Lebanese Speaker to Asharq Al-Awsat: We Will not be Lured into War by Israel

Speaker Nabih Berri has accused Israel of deliberately creating a scenario designed to lure Lebanon into war, saying “we will continue to exercise self…

Mohamed Choucair (Beirut)
Arab World US Ambassador to Lebanon Lisa Johnson (Lebanese Army Command's website).

US Urges Lebanon to Seize Opportunity, Implement Resolution 1701, Elect a President

The United States is urging Lebanon not to miss the opportunity available to restore calm in the South by implementing UN Resolution 1701, even if it means a…

Mohamed Choucair
Arab World Speaker Nabih Berri meets with the National Moderation bloc on Saturday. (Parliament)

Berri to Asharq Al-Awsat: I Am the One Who Sponsors Dialogue to Elect New Lebanese President

Lebanon’s parliament Speaker Nabih Berri put an end to the debate about who calls for and moderates dialogue in line with the initiative launched by the…

Mohamed Choucair (Beirut)
Arab World Meeting between Lebanese Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri and Ambassadors of the Quintet Committee (Asharq Al-Awsat)

Berri: Agreement with ‘Quintet’ Ambassadors on Locally Chosen Lebanese President

Lebanese Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri has confirmed alignment with ambassadors from the Quintet Committee on the presidential election in Lebanon. …

Mohamed Choucair (Beirut)
Arab World Captagon pills that were seized at the Iraqi-Syrian border on March 1. (AFP)

Lebanon to Issue New Legislations on Combating Captagon Smuggling

Lebanon’s caretaker government is preparing to issue new legislations that would designate Captagon narcotic pills as an illegal substance. The current…

Mohamed Choucair (Beirut)
Arab World Paris Asks Franjieh for Guarantees, Answer Lies with 'Hezbollah'

Paris Asks Franjieh for Guarantees, Answer Lies with 'Hezbollah'

Qatar's Minister of State in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Mohammed bin Abdulaziz bin Saleh Al-Khulaifi held recently a number of meetings with Lebanese…

Mohamed Choucair (Beirut)