Tag: Maronite Christian

Lebanese member of parliament Michel Aoun holds a press conference following a parliament session to vote for the new Lebanese president in the parliament building in downtown Beirut on April 23, 2014. Lebanon's parliament failed to elect a new president, with no candidate securing the two-thirds of the vote needed …

Lebanon Seeks Cooperation with Saudi Arabia: President

Lebanon seeks cooperation with Saudi Arabia, the country’s Hezbollah-backed President Michel Aoun told Saudi television on Tuesday, after a tense year in relations between the two countries.

A Lebanese Hezbollah supporter holds a picture of the militant group's Christian ally, Free Patriotic Movement leader Michel Aoun, during a rally in southern Beirut on May 25, 2009 to mark the ninth anniversary of Israel's withdrawal from southern Lebanon after a 22-year occupation. Lebanon is preparing to hold parliamentary …

Hezbollah Ally Aoun Tipped for Lebanon Presidency

Lebanon’s powerful ex-premier Saad Hariri is expected to endorse Hezbollah ally Michel Aoun for president, a post that has been vacant for almost 30 months, a senior politician said Wednesday.