Sunni, Shiite leaders meet in Lebanon

BEIRUT, Lebanon, March 9 (UPI) -- Sunni and Shiite political leaders in Lebanon have taken the first step toward a possible easing of political and sectarian tensions in the country.

Lebanon curfew ends

BEIRUT, Lebanon, Jan. 26 (UPI) -- The Lebanese capital lifted an overnight curfew Friday instituted after violence broke out around the city between rival political factions.

Former FBI agent: No-fly list ineffective

WASHINGTON, Oct. 6 (UPI) -- A former FBI agent has said the secret list compiled by the federal government to keep suspected terrorists off of airplanes is ineffective.

Report: Hezbollah surprised by Israeli war

BEIRUT, Lebanon, Aug. 28 (UPI) -- The leader of the Lebanese Hezbollah movement says Israel's full-out war in response to the abduction of two soldiers was a surprise to him.

Israel accused of waging economic war

BEIRUT, Lebanon, Aug. 25 (UPI) -- The speaker of Lebanon's parliament says Israel is trying to use the U.N. cease-fire to justify its economic war on his country.

Rice in Israel, conditions cease-fire

BEIRUT, Lebanon, July 24 (UPI) -- U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said in Israel Monday any cease-fire in Lebanon would have to be designed to ensure long-term peace.

Lebanese Shiites criticize U.N. report

BEIRUT, Lebanon, Oct. 24 (UPI) -- Lebanon's leading pro-Syrian Shiite groups said the U.N. inquiry into former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri's assassination did not uncover the truth.

Hezbollah:No pardon to Israel collaborator

BEIRUT, Lebanon, July 29 (UPI) -- Hezbollah chief Sheik Hassan Nasrallah warned that granting amnesty to Israeli collaborators threatens Lebanon's national security.

Lebanon: No Israel collaborators amnesty

BEIRUT, Lebanon, July 28 (UPI) -- Lebanon's Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri said he opposed a possible draft law for granting amnesty to thousands of former collaborators with Israel.

Sunni, Shiite clerics slam terror threats

BEIRUT, Lebanon, July 27 (UPI) -- Lebanon's Sunni and Shiite religious leaders Wednesday denounced a purported threat by al-Qaida to assassinate Lebanese Shiite leaders.

Former Lebanon PM slams amnesty for killer

BEIRUT, Lebanon, July 19 (UPI) -- Former Lebanese Prime Minister Omar Karami has blasted Parliament for granting amnesty to a Christian leader who was convicted of killing Karami's brother.

Pro-Syria parliament speaker re-elected

BEIRUT, Lebanon, June 28 (UPI) -- Pro-Syrian Nabih Berri was elected Tuesday to another four-year term as speak of Lebanon's new 128-member parliament.

Khamenei: U.S. policies will be defeated

TEHRAN, June 20 (UPI) -- Iran's spiritual guide, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, told visiting Lebanese parliament Speaker Nabih Berri U.S. policies will be defeated.

Hezbollah says U.S. interferes in alliance

TYRE, Lebanon, June 4 (UPI) -- Lebanon's Shiite Hezbollah guerilla organization accused the United States Saturday of trying to ruin its alliance with the Shiite Amal party.

Iran FM denies interference in Lebanon

BEIRUT, Lebanon, May 26 (UPI) -- Iranian Foreign Minister Kamal Kharrazi denied during a visit to Beirut Thursday Iran has interfered in Lebanese domestic affairs.
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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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