Hariri nominates Assad ally for president (Al-Ahram Weekly (Egypt))

Franjieh The leader of Lebanon’s Future Current, Saad Al-Hariri, has surprised Lebanese political circles by nominating the leader of Al-Marada Current, Suleiman Franjieh, a personal friend of Bashar Al-Assad, as president after more than 18 months of the position being vacant. Franjieh was always a possible candidate since he is a senior Christian leader and one…