Last updated: 23 May, 2020

Lebanon’s Berri takes sides with Hezbollah

Lebanon’s powerful parliament speaker took aim May 22 at the Free Patriotic Movement (FPM) of President Michel Aoun, in an indication of his support to Iran-backed Hezbollah movement in a dispute between former Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil, who heads for the FPM, and Hezbollah’s leadership.