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ANALYSIS

Presidential election: Time for cockfighting

The wrestling match between the Free Patriotic Movement and Lebanese Forces is getting tougher and as things stand today, the gap between the two is unlikely to be bridged under the auspices of Maronite Patriarch Bechara al-Rai.

Presidential election: Time for cockfighting

Maronite Patriarch Bechara al- Rai receiving FPM leader Gebran Bassil (center) in Diman, Aug. 13, 2022. Twitter photo @bkerki

The past weekend can be seen as a time of radicalizing positions in the run-up to the presidential elections.With a fortnight to go before the deadline for electing a new president (starting Aug. 31), the country’s main Maronite leaders — LF leader...

The past weekend can be seen as a time of radicalizing positions in the run-up to the presidential elections.With a fortnight to go before the deadline for electing a new president (starting Aug. 31), the country’s main Maronite leaders — LF leader...Présidentielle : place au combat de coqs...