Progressive Socialist Party leader Walid Jumblat on Tuesday called for suspending both the energy minister and his "master", in a hint at caretaker Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil, over the failure to solve the longstanding electricity crisis in Lebanon. "After weeks of protests in Iraq, the energy minister was dismissed for squandering $40 billion. The World Bank has advised Lebanon to end the rental of Ottoman power-generating barges and build plants instead," Jumblat wrote on Twitter.
Progressive Socialist Party chief Walid Jumblat on Wednesday reiterated that the electoral gains achieved by his party allow it to have three ministers in the new government, affirming that he won't back down on his stance that the presidential term is partially "failed".
The Lebanese Army on Sunday announced the arrest of the two suspects who are wanted for their involvement in the armed clashes that erupted earlier this week in Choueifat.