BEIRUT: Lebanon's Kataeb Party
head Sami Gemayel Wednesday wrapped up his visit to France with a meeting with Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian.
BEIRUT: The Kataeb Party
and the Lebanese Forces Sunday said they were still waiting on the results of investigations into an arson attack on their offices in north Lebanon's Akkar before they make accusations.
BEIRUT: The Constitutional Council Thursday froze new tax hikes after the Kataeb Party
official appealed the newly passed law the day before.
"Given this position, the Kataeb party
believes that the political forces have two options: either agree to compromise and form a government as dictated by Hezbollah, or recognize that this compromise is a mistake and face its repercussions," read the statement released after the meeting.
Summary: A small crowd of protesters gathered outside Parliament Tuesday evening to oppose the proposed tax hike intended to fund the long-disputed salary scale, despite calls from the Kataeb Party
and activist groups for a widespread public demonstration.
NNA - Kataeb party
on Tuesday expressed hope that the performance of the new government would not be as bad its formation process, criticizing the delay caused by politicians' spar over the distribution of ministerial shares.
Summary: Resigned Economy Minister Alain Hakim said Tuesday the Kataeb Party
will serve as an opposition when necessary but will extend its hand to new President Michel Aoun if it is in the interest of Lebanon.
NNA - Kataeb Party
Chief, MP Sami Gemayel, called for "unity and rallying around one vision to build Lebanon-the homeland away from quotas and narrow interests, which is our only salvation." "Any agreement that is not based on a strategic vision for Lebanon will not last," said Gemayel, speaking at a dinner hosted in his honor by the Lebanese community in Toronto, during his several-day visit to Canada.
Tuesday, Chehayeb announced that garbage collection would resume in 45 towns throughout Mount Lebanon, days after the Kataeb Party
reopened access to a landfill construction site.
NNA - Kataeb party
on Tuesday urged President Michel Aoun and Prime Minister-designate Saad Hariri to form a technocrat government that would not include members of political parties and work on rescuing the country.
Protests by the Kataeb Party
that prevented work at the new Burj Hammoud landfill site caused the pileups.
NNA - The political bureau of the Lebanese Kataeb Party
, headed by party chairman, MP Sami Gemayel, discussed in its weekly meeting the latest developments in the country, and issued, at the end of its deliberations, a statement saying that "the country is at the brink of crises and collapses that cannot be overlooked across the various sectors in the country."