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04-11-13
Prime Minister-designate Tammam Salam said Wednesday that he would abandon his bid to form a government if he felt it impossible to hold parliamentary elections, adding that he would seek to form a homogenous Cabinet, sources close to Salam told The Daily Star.

04-11-13
President Michel Sleiman has said he will sign a draft law Parliament passed Wednesday that suspends all deadlines applicable under the 1960 election law until May 19, creating time for agreement to be reached on a new law adopting proportional representation.

04-10-13
Electricite du Liban workers will stage sit-ins and suspend work on April 10 and 11 to protest the annulment of basic articles in the companys new budget.

04-10-13
President Michel Sleiman Tuesday condemned all actions that harm religious coexistence in the Arab world. Following clashes around Cairos Coptic cathedral, which Egypts Health Ministry said left at least 90 people wounded, Sleiman said in a statement that we denounce all actions that offend the long history of coexistence among all the components of Arab societies, especially in Egypt.

04-10-13
The Special Tribunal for Lebanon described Tuesday the recent hacking of a local newspapers website as an attempt to undermine the work of the U.N.-backed court and intimidate alleged witnesses.

04-10-13
An explosive device was discovered in south Lebanon, security sources told The Daily Star Tuesday.

04-10-13
The Future Movement Tuesday denounced Hezbollahs participation in the ongoing unrest in Syria and warned that the partys involvement in the neighboring countrys crisis would put Lebanon in danger.

04-10-13
Speaker Nabih Berri will attempt to convene Parliament Wednesday in a bid to pass a draft law that would suspend key articles in the election law, with MPs from rival parties striving to reach a proposal that would gain unanimous support.

04-10-13
Conflicting demands by parliamentary blocs on the makeup of the new Cabinet presage a difficult road ahead for Prime Minister-designate Tammam Salam, as he began Tuesday the first day of his consultations to form a government.

04-09-13
Maronite Patriarch Beshara Rai called Monday for the speedy formation of a consensual government to replace the current Cabinet of caretaker Prime Minister Najib Mikati.

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