Lebanon talks up Palestinian state

TEHRAN, Oct. 2 (UPI) -- Lebanon's parliamentary speaker called for Arab unity at a Tehran Arabic summit on achieving a Palestinian state, Beirut's Daily Star reported Sunday.

Lebanese P.M. gets support from Parliament

BEIRUT, Lebanon, July 7 (UPI) -- Prime Minister Najib Mikati's government survived a vote of confidence Thursday, receiving support from just over half of Lebanon's parliament.
STL independent, France tells Beirut

STL independent, France tells Beirut

PARIS, Oct. 27 (UPI) -- The U.N.-backed Special Tribunal for Lebanon is an autonomous entity that should be free of external influence, the French prime minister said in Paris.

Resistance strong, Beirut leaders say

BEIRUT, Lebanon, April 12 (UPI) -- An alliance between the Shiite Amal Movement and Hezbollah was intended to emphasize liberation, the Lebanese speaker of Parliament said.

Beirut talks of Arab summit boycott

BEIRUT, Lebanon, Feb. 4 (UPI) -- Arab League Secretary-General Amr Moussa intervened in a dust-up between Beirut and Tripoli over a threat to boycott the March summit for the Arab League.

Beirut wrestles with voting age

BEIRUT, Lebanon, Jan. 26 (UPI) -- Lawmakers in Lebanon suspended a session of Parliament while officials deliberated over lowering the voting age to 18 for municipal elections.

Measure against al-Manar frustrates Beirut

BEIRUT, Lebanon, Jan. 11 (UPI) -- Lawmakers in Beirut said an effort by Washington to impose restrictions on Hezbollah's al-Manar news station was a violation of Lebanese sovereignty.

Beirut awaits U.S. diplomatic efforts

BEIRUT, Lebanon, Dec. 18 (UPI) -- Beirut is waiting for the effects of U.S. diplomatic efforts as disputes over the right of Hezbollah to maintain an armed resistance drags on, lawmakers said.

Sleiman: Equal power-sharing must be kept

BEIRUT, Lebanon, Dec. 2 (UPI) -- A proposal to end Lebanon's political sectarianism must preserve diversity and power sharing, President Michel Sleiman says.

Telecom deal in Lebanon Cabinet?

BEIRUT, Lebanon, Oct. 20 (UPI) -- Lawmakers described the latest round of talks on a new government in Lebanon as positive as leaders discuss the next telecommunications minister.
Hariri expected to be renamed Lebanon PM

Hariri expected to be renamed Lebanon PM

BEIRUT, Lebanon, Sept. 11 (UPI) -- Lebanese President Michel Suleiman is expected to give Saad Hariri, head of the anti-Syrian camp, another shot at forming a government, officials say.

No Cabinet developments, Hariri says

BEIRUT, Lebanon, Aug. 13 (UPI) -- High-level talks with officials in Beirut were positive, though no new developments were made on forming a new government, the prime minister-designate said.

Hezbollah warms to Cabinet developments

BEIRUT, Lebanon, July 30 (UPI) -- Opposition parties are content with the framework negotiated among lawmakers in Beirut on the development of the next government, Hezbollah says.

Berri appointed as Lebanese speaker

BEIRUT, Lebanon, June 26 (UPI) -- Lebanese lawmakers elected Nabih Berri to his fifth term as speaker of parliament as the new government in Beirut takes shape.

Resistance vital for Lebanon, Berri says

MSAILEH, Lebanon, May 11 (UPI) -- Lebanese parliamentary Speaker Nabih Berri said Hezbollah and the resistance movement would usher in an era of revitalization for his country.
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Nabih Berri
On a surprise visit to Lebanon U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice meets with prominent Amal (Workers) Leader and Shia Moslem Speaker of Parliament Nabih Berri at his home in Beirut, Monday July 24, 2006. The U.S. is looking to Berri to take a greater role in containing Hezbollah. After her visit to Lebanon, Rice will continue on to Israel to meet with officials there. Tens of thousands of foreign nations have fled Lebanon over the past two weeks to escape the bombing throughout the country. (UPI Photo)

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Nabih Berri (Arabic: نبيه بري‎; born January 28, 1938) is the Speaker of the Parliament of Lebanon. He heads the mostly Shi'a Amal Movement.

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