Hizballa allies lose their places in parliament of Lebanon

Parties close to Hizballa lost several places in the Lebanese parliament. According to the preliminary results of the elections that held last Sunday, May 15, the places of some veterans of the Lebanese policy will be taken by beginners promising reforms, the details reports.

The counting of votes continues, and the final composition of the parliament, consisting of 128 members, has not yet been defined. According to Reuters, one of the most amazing results was that the Druzky politician Talal Arslan, a descendant of one of the oldest political dynasties of Lebanon, first elected in 1992, gave his place to Mark Dau, a beginner who spoke for reforms.

The first results also indicate the victory of at least five other independent candidates who conducted their campaign on the reform platform and prosecution of politicians who are accused of led to Lebanon to the most difficult crisis since the Civil War of 1975-1990 years. The “Lebanese forces”, which oppose the “Hizballs”, are ahead of the Hizball allied “Hizballa” free patriotic movement (SPD) and become the largest Christian party in parliament. “Lebanese forces” associated with Saudi Arabia received at least 20 seats compared to 15 places in 2018.

According to the party’s press service, according to the results of the parliamentary elections, the Lebanese Forces party should receive at least 20 out of 128 seats in the Chamber of Deputies. The “Lebanese forces”, created as a militia during a 15-year civil war in Lebanon, repeatedly called on Hizball to disarmament. The opposition candidate also made a breakthrough in the area of ​​South Lebanon, where Hizball dominates. Elias Jadi, an ophthalmologist, will take a place that Assaad Hardan from the Syrian Socialist Nationalist Party, a close ally of Hizballa and a member of the parliament since 1992.

In the past elections in 2018, Hizball and its allies received the majority in 71th place. The current elections are the first after the destructive economic collapse in Lebanon, in which the World Bank accused the ruling politicians, and after the explosion in the port in 2020, which destroyed entire areas of Beirut. “Hizballa” a paramilitary Lebanese Shiite Organization and the Political Party, advocating the creation of an Islamic state in the Lebanon on the model of Iran.