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It left the parliament without a quorum for the fifth time in six attempts to hold a presidential vote since the May 25th end of Sleiman's term. Speaker Nabih Berri scheduled another attempt for June 18th, according to Lebanon's Daily Star .
Breaking News Lebanon's deadlocked politicians fail again to choose president Lebanese parliamentarians failed on Monday in their sixth attempt to elect a new president, extending the political vacuum that emerged when former President Michel
Maronite Patriarch Beshara Rai reiterated Sunday his criticism of lawmakers' failure to elect a new head of state and said that the Cabinet could not replace the president. The reality in Lebanon is the Constitution and the [understanding between
US Secretary of State John Kerry urged Lebanon's politicians yesterday to overcome their deeply troubling stalemate and elect a new president to help respond to the damaging fallout of civil war in neighbouring Syria. Kerry, on a brief visit to
The Cabinet agreed Friday on the broad lines of a mechanism to fill the power vacuum caused by Parliament's failure to elect a successor to former President Michel Sleiman and sought to avert a constitutional row that threatened government work.
48 United Nations: The UN Security Council is urging that Lebanon hold its presidential election "as soon as possible." A statement issued Thursday by the council expresses disappointment that the election didn't take place on time, and it calls
President Michel Sleiman and First Lady Wafaa wave to the staff at the Presidential Palace and to reporters as they prepare to leave the presidential residence of Baabda. (The Daily Star/Mohammad Azakir) I visited the Presidential Palace Saturday to
Speaker Nabih Berri is considering calling for a National Dialogue session to find a breakthrough out of Lebanon's current political crisis, pan-Arab Al-Hayat said in a report published Tuesday. The newspaper quoted parliamentary sources as saying
Prime Minister Tammam Salam said Sunday, Liberation Day, that liberation can only be competed with the election of a new president and the safeguarding of the country from the effects of regional turmoil. Former President Michel Sleiman returns to
Jean Kahwagi said Friday that the military would remain strong during what he described as a sensitive and delicate phase. Speaking to soldiers ahead of this Sunday's Resistance and Liberation Day, Kahwagi said: The upcoming phase is sensitive and