Open-Ended Sit-in in Downtown Beirut Friday

“Hizbullah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah, terming Premier Fouad Saniora’s government “failure,” called for an open-ended sit-in Friday in downtown Beirut to achieve what he described as “political partnership” in running Lebanon.Nasrallah, in a televised statement Thursday, described Saniora’s cabinet as “a government representing one party … Lebanon should not be ruled by a single party.””

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2 comments

  1. Dr Victorino de la Vega · · Reply

    Hi MB,

    Jim Webb nearly hit Bush at White House reception!!
    – see link below:

    http://thehill.com/thehill/export/TheHill/News/UndertheDome/112906.html

    Go Jim go!

    Also, interesting article in USA Today: Robert Gates has harsh words for the Neocon concept of “New Middle East” based on the Saudi-Likudnik alliance, and favors the idea of engaging Syria and Iran :

    http://www.usatoday.com/news/washington/2006-11-29-gates-iraq_x.htm

    At last, things are starting to change…

  2. Where will you be?

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