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Nabih Berri

Nabih Berri (Arabic: نبيه بري; born January 28, 1938) is the speaker of the Lebanese Parliament of Lebanon. He heads the mostly Shi'a Amal Party. Image File history File links Unbalanced_scales. ... Shortcut: WP:NPOVD Articles that have been linked to this page are the subject of an NPOV dispute (NPOV stands for Neutral Point Of View; see below). ... Image File history File links Broom_icon. ... Image File history File links Berri. ... Arabic ( or just ) is the largest living member of the Semitic language family in terms of speakers. ... is the 28th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1938 (MCMXXXVIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... Lebanese parliament building at Place dÉtoile in Beirut The Parliament of Lebanon is the Lebanese national legislature. ... Shia Islam ( Arabic شيعى follower; English has traditionally used Shiite or Shiite) is the second largest Islamic denomination; some 20-25% of all Muslims are said to follow a Shia tradition. ... For other uses of Amal, see the disambiguation page. ... Political parties in Lebanon lists political parties in Lebanon. ...


He was born in Sierra Leone to Lebanese parents. He went to school in Tebnine and Ain Ebel in southern Lebanon and later studied at the Makassed and the Ecole de la Sagesse in Beirut. He obtained a Law degree in 1963 from the Lebanese University, where he had served as the student body president. During the 1960s, he joined the Arab Nationalist Movement. This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Ain Ebel (Arabic عين إبل) is a village located in south of Lebanon. ... For other uses, see Beirut (disambiguation). ... Year 1963 (MCMLXIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Lebanese University is the only public university in Lebanon. ... The 1960s decade refers to the years from January 1, 1960 to December 31, 1969, inclusive. ... The Arab Nationalist Movement (Harakat al-Qawmiyyin al-Arab), also known as the Movement of Arab Nationalists and the Harakiyyin, was a pan-Arab nationalist organization influential in much of the Arab world, most famously so within the Palestinian movement. ...


In the early 1970s he worked in Beirut as a lawyer for General Motors. He also lived in the Detroit-area from 1976 to 1978. The 1970s decade refers to the years from 1970 to 1979, also called The Seventies. ... For other uses, see Beirut (disambiguation). ... General Motors Corporation (NYSE: GM), also known as GM, is an American automobile maker with worldwide operations and brands including Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, GMC, Holden, Hummer, Opel, Pontiac, Saturn, Saab and Vauxhall. ... Motto: Speramus Meliora; Resurget Cineribus (We Hope For Better Things; It Shall Rise From the Ashes - this motto was adopted after the disastrous 1805 fire that devastated the city) Nickname: The Motor City and Motown Location in Wayne County, Michigan Founded Incorporated July 24, 1701 1815  County Wayne County Mayor... Year 1976 Pick up sticks(MCMLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1978 (MCMLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays the 1978 Gregorian calendar). ...


He held a series of positions in the Amal movement during the 1970, as a follower of Imam Moussa Sader, a Shi'a cleric who disappeared in mysterious circumstances while on a trip to Libya in 1978, and who is thought to be liquidated by the president of Libya Muammar Ghaddafi. For other uses of Amal, see the disambiguation page. ... Year 1970 (MCMLXX) was a common year starting on Thursday (link shows full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Moussa Sader (also spelled as Moussa Sadr or Moussa el Sadr) was born in the city of Qom, Iran on April 15th 1928. ... Year 1978 (MCMLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays the 1978 Gregorian calendar). ... Colonel Muammar al-Qaddafi Muammar Abu Minyar al-Qaddafi 1 (Arabic: معمر القذافي Mu`ammar al-Qadhdhāfī) (born 1942), leader of Libya since 1970 and a controversial Arab statesman. ...


The resignation of Hussein el-Husseini from his post as leader of Amal resulted in Berri's assumption of full control in April 1980, and consequently the resignation of most of Amal's earliest members. Hussein el-Husseini Hussein el-Husseini (Arabic: حسين الحسيني) is a prominent Lebanese politician from Beqaa, who brought the end of the Lebanese civil war in 1990, the reform of the Lebanese government and the disarmement of sectarian militias. ... Year 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link displays the 1980 Gregorian calendar). ...


He led the Amal movement during the fierce fighting of Lebanon's civil war. In 1984, he joined the National Unity government as Minister for Southern Reconstruction, and later, of Justice and of Electrical and Hydraulic Resources, under Prime Minister Rashid Karami. For other uses of Amal, see the disambiguation page. ... Combatants Lebanese Front Syria LNM PLO Commanders Bachir Gemayel Dany Chamoun Kamal Jumblatt Yasser Arafat The Lebanese Civil War (1975–1990) was a multifaceted civil war whose antecedents trace back to the conflicts and political compromises reached after the end of Lebanons administration by the Ottoman Empire. ... This article is about the year. ... This page lists prime ministers of Lebanon. ... Rashid Karami Rashid Abdul Hamid Karami (December 30, 1921 – June 1, 1987) (Arabic: رشيد كرامي) was a Lebanese statesman. ...


Berri again served as a Cabinet minister from 1989 to 1992, when he was elected Speaker of the National Assembly on November 20. Alternate meanings in cabinet (disambiguation) A Cabinet is a body of high-ranking members of government, typically representing the executive branch. ... Year 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays 1989 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1992 Gregorian calendar). ... is the 324th day of the year (325th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ...


He is viewed by most as a puppet of the Syrian government, as well as a corrupt politician.[1][2][3][4][5][6]


It is widely believed that Berri has benefited from the large sums of money - over $3 billion - that were invested in the Council of the South, whose head was appointed by Berri. The money was supposed to go to the reconstruction of the Southern province.[1][2][3][7]


References

  1. ^ a b "Dossier:Rafiq Hariri", Middle East Intelligence Bulletin, Middle East Intelligence Bulletin, 2001-07. 
  2. ^ a b "Dossier:Nabih Berri", Middle East Intelligence Bulletin, Middle East Intelligence Bulletin, 2000-12. 
  3. ^ a b "The Three Faces of corruption in Lebanon", Middle East Intelligence Bulletin, Middle East Intelligence Bulletin, 2001-02. 
  4. ^ "Nabih Berri", Encyclopaedia of the Orient, Encyclopaedia of the Orient, 2001. 
  5. ^ "Hezbollah's former enemy now its public face", USA Today, USA Today, 2006-08-01. 
  6. ^ "Berri Crosses Lebanon's Red Line", Michael Totten, Michael Totten, 2006-10-24. 
  7. ^ "Hezbollah: Between Tehran and Damascus", Middle East Intelligence Bulletin, Middle East Intelligence Bulletin, 2002-02. 

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Profile of Lebanon: Speaker Nabih Berri - Biography (141 words)
Nabih Berri was born in Sierra Leone, in 1938.
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Nabih Berri (born 1939) became the leader of the Shi'ite Muslims in Lebanon in 1980.
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Yet Berri was unable to solve the crisis without the major intervention of Syria (and even Iran), a clear indication of the limitations on his authority and an interesting omen regarding the future of Lebanon.
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