Meet Michel Suleiman, Lebanon's Next President

[Ya Libnan-Lebanon] Army commander Gen. Michel Suleiman will be elected as Lebanon's next president, according to the deal reached in Qatar by the rival Lebanese leaders. Suleiman was appointed by the Syrians as commander of the Lebanese Army in 1998. His brother-in-law, Gebran Kuriyyeh, was the official spokesman of Hafez Assad, father of the current Syrian president Basher Assad. Suleiman praised Hizbullah for its alleged victory during the summer 2006 war with Israel.

2008-05-23 01:00:00

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