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Jumblatt throws his support behind Obeid’s candidacy for president

Progressive Socialist Party Leader Walid Jumblatt decided to drop his candidate and proposed the candidacy of former Minister Jean Obeid for the presidency, al-Akhbar newspaper reported on Friday. According to the daily, Jumblatt decided to throw his support behind Obeid’s candidacy for president. Show More Summary

Jumblatt in hot water over Lebanese presidency issue/ISIS/Hezbollah

During a vist to Kayfoon in the Aley district, Progressive Socialist Party (PSP) leader Walid Jumblatt said that he is seeking a settlement with Speaker Nabih Berri and Hezbollah chief Hassan Nasrallah to end the stalemate on the presidential election since Lebanese president is not only the concern of the country’s Christians. Show More Summary

Is Jumblatt preparing for another U-Turn ?

Ever since his meeting with Hezbollah chief Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah, Progressive Socialist Party leader Walid Jumblatt has been duplicating the moves he made prior to his visit to Syria in 2010. The first thing he did after his lastShow More Summary

Jumblatt: Lebanon Druze, Christians on the verge of extinction

Progressive Socialist Party leader MP Walid Jumblatt said that the Druze and the Christians in Lebanon were on the verge of extinction. “The Druze and the Christians are on the verge of extinction. The Druze have played their role during...Show More Summary

PSP, Hezbollah chiefs met to discuss Lebanon, regional issues

Progressive Socialist Party ( PSP) leader MP Walid Jumblatt met over the weekend with Hezbollah Secretary General Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah to discuss the presidential election, the Israeli war on Gaza and the turmoil in Syria and Iraq....Show More Summary

Jumblatt: Helou ready to pull out of the presidential race

Progressive Socialist Party leader MP Walid Jumblatt revealed that he was ready to pull out of the presidential race the candidacy of Aley lawmaker Henri Helou if the other candidates do likewise in an attempt to resolve the country’s presidential deadlock. Show More Summary

PSP chief mediates a meeting between Amal and Future

Progressive Socialist Party leader Walid Jumblatt told As Safir newspaper in a report published on Wednesday that he mediated a meeting between AMAL movement, which is by Speaker Nabih Berri, and Future movement which is headed by former PM Saad Hariri. Show More Summary

MTV denies Jumblatt had a stroke, calls rumors fabrications

MTV denied the rumors that Progressive Socialist party leader MP Walid Jumblatt had a stroke on Monday evening. MTV described the rumors as fabrications. No other details were provided by MTV The post MTV denies Jumblatt had a stroke, calls rumors fabrications appeared first on Ya Libnan.

Berri ,Jumblatt agree to extend Lebanon parliament term

Lebanon Speaker Nabih Berri   and  Progressive Socialist Party leader MP Walid Jumblatt agreed  on Saturday  that the  parliamentary elections should not  be staged before  the election of a new president, to replace Michel Suleiman whose term ended last may 25th,  al-Akhbar newspaper reported. Show More Summary

Jumblatt calls for firing Tony Blair from Middle East Quartet post

While welcoming the resignation of US diplomat Martin Indyk from his post as chief negotiator of the failed Israeli Palestinian peace negotiation, Progressive Socialist Party leader MP Walid Jumblatt called on former British Prime Minister...Show More Summary

Jumblatt to hold a memorial service for America’s top 40 star Casey Kassem

Progressive Socialist Party leader MP Walid Jumblatt will hold a memorial service on Saturday for the Lebanese American sentimental king of the music radio countdown and the television voice of Shaggy on “Scooby-Doo,”the late Casey Kasem. Show More Summary

PSP says Jumblatt Hariri meeting was “positive and frank”

The media office of the Progressive Socialist Party ( PSP) issued a statement in which it said that the meeting between PSP leader MP Walid Jumblatt and former Prime Minister and Future Movement leader MP Saad Hariri in Paris, in the...Show More Summary

Jumblatt on Aoun: It is not an honor to receive Bashar Assad’s support

Progressive Socialist Party leader MP Walid Jumblatt derided the endorsement of Free Patriotic Movement chief MP Michel Aoun for presidency by the embattled Syrian president Basher al Assad by asserting that this is not something toShow More Summary

Hariri , Jumblatt relations “ solid ”, says Abou Faour

Health Minister Wael Abou Faour, a close ally of Progressive Socialist Party leader MP Walid Jumblatt described on Sunday the relations between former Lebanese PM and Future Movement leader MP Saad Hariri and Jumblatt as “good and solid.”...Show More Summary

Jumblatt warns about the Iranian-Syrian axis

Progressive Socialist party leader MP Walid Jumblat warned in an Interview on Tele Liban on Wednesday that now more than ever the fate of the country is to be part of the Syrian-Iranian axis that Lebanon cannot tolerate being under the grip of such an axis. Show More Summary

Jumblatt to tell Hariri : I won’t vote for either Aoun or Geagea

Progressive socialist party leader MP Walid Jumblatt said Tuesday that he will inform former Prime Minister and Future Movement leader MP Saad Hariri during their upcoming meeting of his opposition to the presidential candidacies of both FPM leader MP Michel Aoun and Lebanese Forces leader Samir Geagea. Show More Summary

Jumblatt warns against the wage increases demanded by SCC

Progressive Socialist Party leader MP Walid Jumblatt warned Monday against implementing the wage increases as demanded by the public employees. Jumblatt told the PSP-affiliated al-Anbaa website : “Any adventure in approving the wageShow More Summary

Jumblatt defends Rai’s trip to Jerusalem as bold and brave stand

Progressive Socialist Party leader MP Walid Jumblatt defended on Monday Maronite Patriarch Beshara al-Rai’s recent trip to the Holy Land branding it as a bold and brave stand and questioning the fuss created over it and the failure of the majority of the parties to defend him. Show More Summary

Rifi calls Syrian summons illegal, returns to sender

Lebanon Justice Minister Ashraf Rifi refused to act on the summons for Progressive Socialist Party leader Walid Jumblatt, journalist Fares Khachan and two other people and returned the to the Foreign Ministry on Friday. “Rifi returned...Show More Summary

Jumblatt willing to amend Taif to preserve Christian presence

Beirut, Lebanon- Progressive Socialist Party leader MP Walid Jumblatt said that he is willing to consider amendments to the Taif agreement in order to preserve the Christian presence by increasing the powers of the president. “This is...Show More Summary

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