Maronite head sees meddling in Beirut

Maronite head sees meddling in Beirut

BEIRUT, Lebanon, May 21 (UPI) -- Syria still has some ambitions in Lebanon despite a growing thaw in bilateral relations, the leader of the Maronite Church said in Lebanon.

Church leader opposes Lebanese resistance

BEIRUT, Lebanon, Dec. 8 (UPI) -- The armed resistance movement associated with Hezbollah should integrate into the national Lebanese military, a leading Christian cleric said Tuesday.

Maronite patriarch for Lahoud's ousting

BEIRUT, Lebanon, Feb. 21 (UPI) -- Lebanon's opposition bid to oust pro-Syrian President Emile Lahoud was backed by the Maronite patriarch, who declared it should be done constitutionally.

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.

Lebanon church rejects election law

BEIRUT, Lebanon, May 11 (UPI) -- Lebanon's Christian Maronite archbishops led by Patriarch Nasrallah Sfeir Wednesday rejected the law covering upcoming general elections.

Lebanon congratulates Pope Benedict XVI

BEIRUT, Lebanon, April 20 (UPI) -- Lebanese President Emile Lahoud Wednesday congratulated Pope Benedict XVI on his election to succeed John Paul II.

U.S. wants Lebanon poll monitored

BEIRUT, Lebanon, March 24 (UPI) -- U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State David Satterfield Thursday called for free and honest Lebanese elections with international monitors.

US envoy in Lebanon seeks Syrian pull out

BEIRUT, Lebanon, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- U.S. Assistant Secretary of State David Satterfield said Sunday he was in Beirut to ensure the implementation of a Syrian withdrawal from Lebanon.