Topic: Walid Jumblatt
A UN-backed international tribunal examining the assassination of former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri threatens a fragile stability in Lebanon, where the government of Hariri's son recently fell over disputes about the tribunal's role.
02/14/2011 04:51 pm
Sheikh Hassan Nasrallah, the leader of the militant Shiite group, Hezbollah, called on Sunday for the creation of a national unity government to usher Lebanon out of a political crisis.
01/23/2011 04:52 pm
Talks in Lebanon to form a new cabinet are set to begin Monday. Hezbollah pulled support from the government over opposition to a tribunal investigating the 2005 Rafik Hariri assassination.
01/13/2011 01:57 pm
President Obama and the West need to adjust accordingly.
11/25/2009 12:00 am
The Western-backed March 14 coalition won an unexpectedly large parliamentary majority – 71 of 128 seats – over the opposition, led by the Iranian-backed militant group.
06/08/2009 01:00 am
A win for Hezbollah and its allies Sunday would tip the region’s balance of power toward Iran.
06/05/2009 01:00 am
Two weeks before crucial June elections, rival camps have refused to react to allegations that Hezbollah was behind the polarizing Hariri assassination in 2005.
05/25/2009 01:00 am
Fights between Sunnis and Alawites highlight challenges facing a sectarian-reconciliation deal signed this week.
09/12/2008 01:00 am
Opposition Hezbollah fighters continue civil disobedience against pro-Western government.
05/12/2008 01:00 am
The success of the Shiite group's offensive casts doubt over government's ability to survive.
05/09/2008 01:00 am