said his Sunni rivals had failed to grasp a shifting mood in the region as Sunni power Saudi Arabia takes a tougher position against Shiite Iran.
he had the right to take disciplinary measures against them, and he did.
Aoun, who has led a campaign against Rifi
in the past few days, urging Suleiman to refer him to the judiciary for disobeying Baroud's order, said the Rifi
case was related to his military performance.
accused the pro-Syrian Arab Democratic Party of providing support to the plot through the bodyguard of the group's late founder Ali Eid and called for Interior Minister Nouhad Machnouk to dissolve the party.
had replied to Elomar in a tweet and said, "to know my address just ask your dad, we were in the same soccer team then and we still best mates and he knows I am and never been a Habashi.
In a separate report carried by the daily on Sunday, Baroud said that the measure taken against Rifi
"is not part of a political campaign.
Unofficial results of the fourth and final round of municipal and mukhtar elections held Sunday in the Northern and Akkar districts showed that a candidate list backed by Rifi
has captured 18 seats of Tripoli's 24-member municipal council, dealing a severe setback to a broad electoral coalition backed by former Premiers Saad Hariri and Najib Mikati, former ministers Mohammad Safadi and Faysal Karami, several local MPs and Islamist groups.
The announcement was received positively in a number of Tripoli neighborhoods as Rifi
voiced his appreciation for the city's residents.
also responded to the criticism directed at the forces.
Summary: Resigned Justice Minister Ashraf Rifi
Friday expressed faith in civil society organizations in the northern port city of Tripoli, and said that his only goal is to develop the city.
The general director of the Lebanese Internal Security Forces (ISF), Ashraf Rifi
has announced he will not participate anymore in the meetings of the Lebanese Information and Telecommunications committee to discuss a sensitive media story published last week, the leftist daily AL AKHBAR reported Thursday.
A Constitution signifies the election of a president in a constitutionaly specified way," Rifi