A Lebanese daily newspaper says a positive political momentum heralding formation of a new unity government in the Arab country has suffered a serious setback and instilled fears that the new obstacles could further delay the line-up.
The oldest Lebanese newspaper an-Nahar released a blank edition on Thursday to protest the ongoing political stalemate in the Arab country, where political parties have failed to form a new government.
Lebanon’s Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil says Israel is seeking to “justify another aggression” against his country after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made “false allegations” against the Lebanese resistance movement Hezbollah that it has purportedly built missile sites in the midst of civilian districts of Beirut.
A high-ranking member of the Lebanese Hezbollah resistance movement says the ongoing developments in the Israeli-occupied territories do not allow the Tel Aviv regime to launch new military aggression against Lebanon.
The parliamentary bloc of the Lebanese Hezbollah resistance movement has warned about delay in forming a new government, stressing any further deferral risks the Arab country sliding “towards tension.”
Hundreds of Syrian refugees returned to their country from Lebanon on Saturday in a bus convoy arranged by both governments, advancing an effort by Beirut to accelerate returns to areas where fighting has ended.