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No Solution in Syria With Assad in Power, Jumblatt

If there’s a name to be given to Walid Jumblatt, one of Lebanon’s veteran politicians and once a warlord during the 1975-90 civil war, he might be called the survivor. Jumblatt, head of the Progressive Socialist Party, is known in Lebanon for being the joker of politics — unpredictable, yet acceptable to his rivals, at […]

STL: Jumblatt, Ali Hamadeh to testify as witnesses in the Hariri murder

The Special Tribunal for Lebanon’s Trial Chamber decided on Tuesday to ask Progressive Socialist Party leader MP Walid Jumblatt and journalist Ali Mohammed Hamadeh to testify as witnesses in the assassination of former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri. The president of the trial chamber, reportedly ruled that Jumblatt’s evidence, which will cover the breakdown of relations […]

Food Scandal: Lebanon PM , Jumblatt, back Health minister’s effort

Progressive Socialist Party( PSP) leader MP Walid Jumblatt told As-Safir newspaper in remarks published on Wednesday that Health Minister Wael Abu Faour has his full backing in fighting food corruption in Lebanon and urged him “to keep up the fight till the end because people’s health is in danger” Abu Faour who represents PSP in […]

Jumblatt urges Syria’s Druze to join the revolution

.Progressive Socialist Party leader MP Walid Jumblatt urged Syria’s Druze to join the revolution and relinquish all links with Bashar Assad’s regime “It is time to make the bold decision of moving from under the umbrella of this regime, which is destined to fall sooner or later,” Jumblatt said in his weekly comments published in […]

Jumblatt won’t attend the Alamuddin-Clooney dinner in London

Progressive Socialist party leader MP Walid Jumblatt told Central News Agency ( CNA ) that he will not be attending the London dinner to celebrate the wedding of Amal Alamuddin and George Clooney that is being hosted by Alamuddin’s parents. Show More Summary

Aoun visits Jumblatt at his residence in Clemenceau

Free Patriotic Movement chief MP Michel Aoun visited Progressive Socialist Party leader MP Walid Jumblatt at his Beirut residence in Clemenceau on Wednesday,according to local media reports. Jumblatt’s son Taymour reportedly attended the meeting. Show More Summary

Jumblatt blaming Rifi for delay in trying Roumieh prison inmates

Progressive Socialist party chief MP Walid Jumblatt slammed Justice Minister Ashraf Rifi, accusing him of being behind the delay in the trials of the Islamist inmates at the Roumieh prison. He made the accusations in the village of Mazraat...Show More Summary

Jumblatt calls for a Hariri, Nasrallah meeting

Progressive Socialist Party leader MP Walid Jumblatt called for a meeting between former Lebanese PM and Future Movement leader MP Saad Hariri and Hezbollah Secretary General Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah, according to a report by As-Safir newspaper in remarks published Friday. Show More Summary

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

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