Lebanon president vote set for yet another delay

Lebanon’s presidential vote will be delayed again because rival factions are still haggling over ways to amend the constitution to allow the election of the army chief as the new president, politicians said on Monday. Parliament is due to convene on Tuesday in an 8th attempt to elect a president, a post vacant since Nov. 23 when the term of pro-Syrian Emile Lahoud expired. The feuding anti- and pro-Syrian camps agreed last week on General Michel Suleiman as a consensus candidate for the post. Full Story

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