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2016-08-30 Syria-Lebanon-Iran
Hezbollah Official Blames Riyadh for Aggravating Lebanon’s Political Crisis
[TASNIMNEWS] Soddy Arabia
...a kingdom taking up the bulk of the Arabian peninsula. Its primary economic activity involves exporting oil and soaking Islamic rubes on the annual hajj pilgrimage. The country supports a large number of princes in whatcha might call princely splendor. When the oil runs out the rest of the world is going to kick sand in the Soddy national face...
is exacerbating Leb's political deadlock by rejecting the nomination of Michel Aoun
...a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hizbullah...
for president, said the deputy head of Hezbollah's executive council, Sheikh Nabil Qaouk, on Monday.

"It's (Saudi Arabia's) position that rejects the candidacy of [Change and Reform bloc leader MP] Michel Aoun, and worsened the internal crisis that we're today experiencing through the Cabinet," Qaouk said during a memorial for a Hezbollah fighter in the Lebanese town of Tayr Filsey in the southern district of Tyre (Sour).

He attributed the absence of a president in Leb to Saudi Arabia's rejection of Aoun, a position which he said has negatively impacted all state institutions.

"As long as the Future Movement is walking behind the Saudi veto, Leb will not be stable," Qaouk added, the Daily Star reported. He noted that no faction can be excluded.

"Hezbollah advised the Future Movement to salvage the country and change their negative position against Aoun," he continued.

Hezbollah Secretary General Seyyed Hassan Nasrallah signaled in his Aug. 14 speech that Hezbollah is ready to accept Future leader Sa’ad Hariri as Leb’s next prime minister if the Future bloc supports Aoun as president and drops its support for Marada Movement
the personal militia of Suleiman Franjieh, president of Lebanon at the outbreak of the civil war, currently Syrian toadies, but you never know when that could change...
leader Sleiman Frangieh.

The Lebanese Forces
A Christian political party founded by Bashir Gemayel, who was then bumped off when he was elected president of Leb...
, Hezbollah and some of their March 8 allies support Aoun's bid for president.
Posted by Fred 2016-08-30 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [6464 views ]  Top
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#1 Too bad we couldn't leave the US presidency vacant for a couple of years.
Posted by Pappy 2016-08-30 11:37||   2016-08-30 11:37|| Front Page Top

#2 If it's any consolation Pappy, the art of acting Presidential HAS been vacant for several years now
Posted by USN, Ret. 2016-08-30 21:07||   2016-08-30 21:07|| Front Page Top

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