Thursday, October 19th, 2017 |العربية
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Government and elections

As stipulated by the Taëf Agreement, Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil, head of the FPM, has proposed a reduction in the number of MPs from 128 to 108.

More than 24 bills and proposals of parliamentary electoral laws are being discussed today. This number may increase every day and every week

The Lebanese Senate A Constitutional Provision YET to Be Enforced

Twenty two parliamentary sessions have been held since the presidential seat fell vacant on May 25, 2014, none of which has resulted in the election of a new president. Politicians and religious scholars are urging MPs to head to Parliament and not to leave until a president is elected. Although...

During seven sessions convened since its formation on February 15, 2014, the government of Tamam Salam has approved 40 appointments to the vacant Grade 1 posts leaving 33 vacancies unfilled. This task has been regarded as a significant achievement, especially since none of the previous governments...

The factors governing the outcome of any parliamentary election are numerous. Those include, inter alia, the electoral law, the division of constituencies, the electoral alliances, the running candidates and the number of eligible voters and their distribution by political, sectarian or ethnic...