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Jumblatt to step down as PSP announces candidates - The Daily Star

Progressive Socialist Party leader MP Walid Jumblatt will not run in the upcoming parliamentary elections for the first time since 1992 as he passes the family's political legacy to his son Taymour. you've reached a subscriber-only article. Sign up now ...

Lebanon's Jumblatt affirms son as political heir - Reuters

Walid Jumblatt took on his family's political leadership after the assassination of his father in the early years of the Lebanese civil war, and was one of the main figures in the conflict. Jumblatt has accused Syria of being behind the assassination ...

In a Lebanese village, civil war scars fade slowly - Reuters UK

That arrangement was in line with the wishes of Druze leader Walid Jumblatt, a civil war leader whose family has dominated the area politically for decades. The aim was to achieve sectarian balance – and voters were encouraged to elect one of the lists ...

'A kind of death': life on the US Treasury blacklist - The Guardian (blog)

This did not deter Mallat when he took on Tajideen's case in 2009: “I arranged a meeting between my client and Walid [Jumblatt], which was held in Mukhtara [Jumblatt's family seat]. Walid was sceptical at the beginning. There were a lot of maps ...

Family of ex-Jumblatt aide calls for his release - The Daily Star

The family of a former aide to Progressive Socialist Party leader Walid Jumblatt arrested over allegedly defrauding the lawmaker appealed for his release Tuesday, insisting he was innocent. you've reached a subscriber-only article. Sign up now and ...

Jumblatt exposes Assad's obsession with Rafik Hariri - Ya Libnan

“The meeting was an introductory one and we talked about silly matters,” noted Jumblatt. “Kanaan told me after the meeting however that 'I should be aware of who the Assad family is.' I did not make much of this comment at the time, but I recalled it a ...

Jumblatt admits sheltering Cold War spy Stig Bergling in Lebanon for 4 years, report - Ya Libnan

... Stig Bergling and his wife Elisabeth Sandberg reportedly appeared at Jumblatt's threshold. The couple was given residence in the second floor of the house of MP Nehme Tohme, who is described by the PSP chief as a “great friend of the Jumblatt family.”.

Maronites, Druze shift their politics - Al-Monitor

The Jumblatt family, by virtue of their continuous presence since before the Mutasarrifate, have represented this path with the Christians. This equation passed through a civil war in the time of the Mutasarrifate, as well at two civil wars — one ...

Family plead Jumblatt for Abu Hamzeh's release - The Daily Star

The family of disgraced businessman Bahij Abu Hamzeh rallied outside of PSP leader Walid Jumblatt's residence, in a bid to persuade the latter to drop charges he had levied against his one-time close aide. you've reached a subscriber-only article. Sign ...

Jumblatt receives condolences on death of his mother, May - The Daily Star

Friends and family, as well as political and religious leaders, offered condolences at Progressive Socialist Party leader Walid Jumblatt's residence in Beirut Tuesday over the death of his mother, May. you've reached a subscriber-only article. Sign up ...

The Jumblatt family , also transliterated as Joumblatt, Junblat and Junblatt) is an influential Druze family who settled in the Lebanon mountains around the 15-16th century, fleeing persecution from the Ottoman governor.

The Jumblatt family (جنبلاط in Arabic, originally Kurdish (Canpolad جان‌پولاد, meaning "steel-bodied" or "soul of steel"), also transliterated as Joumblatt, Junblat and Junblatt) is an influential Druze family who settled in the Lebanon mountains (coming from Syria) around the 15-16th century, fleeing persecution from the Ottoman governor.

Tradition holds the Jumblatt family to be the leaders of the Kaysi Arabs who fought a bitter war with the Yemeni Druze in the Battle of Ain Darra of 1711.

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SYND 30 5 76 FUNERAL OF JUMBLATTS SISTER

(30 May 1976) Funeral of Socialist leader Kamal Jumblatt's sister Linda al Atash who was slain by gunmen You can license this story through AP Archive: ...

Joumblat bashing Hariri, Geagea and Sunna

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WALID JUMBLATT (FREEDOM FOR LEBANON)1

WALID BEIK JUMBLATT WAEL ABOU FAOUR SPEECH IN BAIZUR LEBANON MIN HAYIK YA ABOU FAOUR allah yourhamak ya ibn khalti zuheir mla3ib.

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(28 Oct 1985) LN116452 LEBANON: Syria releases 31 Christians captured in battles 13.11.85 around Beirut. They are greeted in Beirut by Elie Hobeika, ...

Gemayel supporters in huge rally, coffin, Father, Hariri, Jumblatt speeches

1. Various of rally attended by hundreds of thousands in Martyrs' Square 2. Amin Gemayel, father of Pierre, and former President of Lebanon, walks to podium to ...