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March 8 Alliance

The March 8 Alliance is a coalition of various political parties in Lebanon. [1]

39 relations: Alawites, Amal Movement, Arab Democratic Party (Lebanon), Arab Socialist Ba'ath Party – Lebanon Region, Armenian Revolutionary Federation in Lebanon, Armenians in Lebanon, Beirut, Big tent, Cedar Revolution, Christianity in Lebanon, Druze in Lebanon, Free Patriotic Movement, Hezbollah, Lebanese Civil War, Lebanese Democratic Party, Lebanese general election, 2009, Lebanese government of June 2011, Lebanon, List of attacks in Lebanon, Loyalty to the Resistance Bloc, Majd Movement, Marada Movement, March 14 Alliance, Maronite Christianity in Lebanon, Melkite Greek Catholic Church, Memorandum of understanding, Michel Aoun, Najib Mikati, Parliament of Lebanon, Popular Nasserist Organization, Progressive Socialist Party, Secularism in Lebanon, Shia Islam in Lebanon, Skaff Bloc, Solidarity Party (Lebanon), Sunni Islam in Lebanon, Syria, Syrian Social Nationalist Party in Lebanon, Walid Jumblatt.

Alawites

The Alawites, also known as Alawis (ʿAlawīyyah علوية), are a religious group, centred in Syria, who follow a very highly contested and controversial branch of the Twelver school of Shia Islam but with syncretistic elements.

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Amal Movement

The Amal Movement (or Hope Movement in English, حركة أمل) is a Lebanese political party associated with Lebanon's Shia community.

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Arab Democratic Party (Lebanon)

The Arab Democratic Party – ADP (الحزب العربي الديمقراطي | Al-Hizb Al-'Arabi Al-Dimuqrati) or Parti Démocratique Arabe (PDA) in French, is a Lebanese party, based in Tripoli.

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Arab Socialist Ba'ath Party – Lebanon Region

The Arab Socialist Ba'ath Party – Lebanon Region (حزب البعث العربي الاشتراكي في لبنان Hizb Al-Ba'ath Al-Arabi Al-Ishtiraki fi Lubnan), officially the Lebanon Regional Branch, is the regional branch of the Damascus-based Arab Socialist Ba'ath Party in Lebanon.

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Armenian Revolutionary Federation in Lebanon

The Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF or ՀՅԴ) (Հայ Յեղափոխական Դաշնակցութիւն Hay Heghapokhagan Tashnagtsutiun, Դաշնակ Tashnag) (in Arabic الإتحاد الثوري الأرمني - الطاشناق) is an Armenian political party active in Lebanon since the 1920s as an official political party in the country after having started with small student cells in the late 1890s and early 20th century.

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Armenians in Lebanon

The Armenians in Lebanon (Լիբանանահայեր lipananahayer, اللبنانيون الأرمن) are Lebanese citizens of Armenian descent.

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Beirut

Beirut (بيروت; Biblical Hebrew: בְּאֵרוֹת Be'erot; Hebrew: ביירות Beirut; Latin: Berytus; Beyrouth; Beyrut; Պէյրութ Beyrut) is the capital and largest city of Lebanon.

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Big tent

In politics, a big tent or catch-all party is a political party seeking to attract people with diverse viewpoints and thus appeal to more of the electorate.

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Cedar Revolution

The Cedar Revolution (Arabic: ثورة الأرز - thawrat al-arz) or Independence Intifada (Arabic: انتفاضة الاستقلال- intifāḍat al-istiqlāl) was a chain of demonstrations in Lebanon (especially in the capital Beirut) triggered by the assassination of the former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri on 14 February 2005.

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Christianity in Lebanon

Christianity in Lebanon has a long and continuous history beginning with the visits of Jesus to the southern territories, where he is said to have performed many miraculous healings.

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Druze in Lebanon

Druze in Lebanon refers to adherents of the Druze faith, an ethnoreligious esoteric group originating from the Near East who self identify as unitarians (Muwahhideen).

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Free Patriotic Movement

The Free Patriotic Movement (FPM) (التيار الوطني الحر), also known as the Aounist party (التيار العوني), is a Lebanese political party, led by General Michel Aoun.

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Hezbollah

Hezbollah (pronounced; حزب الله, literally "Party of Allah" or "Party of God")—also transliterated Hizbullah, Hizballah, etc.

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Lebanese Civil War

The Lebanese Civil War (الحرب الأهلية اللبنانية - Al-Ḥarb al-Ahliyyah al-Libnāniyyah) was a multifaceted civil war in Lebanon, lasting from 1975 to 1990 and resulting in an estimated 120,000 fatalities.

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Lebanese Democratic Party

The Lebanese Democratic Party (Hizb al-democraty al-lubnany; Arabic:الحزب الديمقراطي اللبناني) is a political party in Lebanon established by Prince Talal Arslan in 2001.

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Lebanese general election, 2009

Parliamentary elections were held in Lebanon on 7 June 2009.

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Lebanese government of June 2011

The formation of a new government led by Najib Mikati follows five months of negotiations after the fall of the Saad Hariri government.

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Lebanon

Lebanon (or; لبنان or; Lebanese Arabic:; Aramaic: לבנאן; French: Liban), officially the Lebanese RepublicRepublic of Lebanon is the most common phrase used by Lebanese government agencies.

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List of attacks in Lebanon

Starting in 2004, a series of bombings and assassinations struck Lebanon, most of them in and around the capital, Beirut.

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Loyalty to the Resistance Bloc

The Loyalty to the Resistance Bloc (Arabic: كتلة الوفاء للمقاومة) is Hezbollah's political wing in the Lebanese parliament.

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Majd Movement

The Glory Movement (Harakat Majd, Arabic: حركة مجد) has two seats in the Lebanese Parliament.

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Marada Movement

The Marada Movement (تيار المردة Tayyār Al-Marada) is a Lebanese political party and a former militia active during the Lebanese civil war named after the legendary Marada (also called Mardaites) warriors of the early Middle Ages that fought on the external edge of the Byzantine Empire.

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March 14 Alliance

The March 14 Alliance (تحالف 14 آذار Taḥāluf 14 Adhār), named after the date of the Cedar Revolution, is a coalition of political parties and independents in Lebanon formed in 2005 that are united by their anti-Syrian regime stance and their opposition to the pro-Syrian regime March 8 Alliance.

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Maronite Christianity in Lebanon

Maronite Christianity in Lebanon refers to adherents of the Maronite Church in Lebanon, which is the largest Christian denomination in the country.

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Melkite Greek Catholic Church

The Melkite Greek Catholic Church (كنيسة الروم الملكيين الكاثوليك) is an Eastern Catholic Church in full communion with the Holy See as part of the worldwide Catholic Church.

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Memorandum of understanding

A memorandum of understanding (MoU) describes a bilateral or multilateral agreement between two or more parties.

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Michel Aoun

Michel Naim Aoun (ميشال عون) (born 18 February 1935) is a former Lebanese Army Commander and now a politician.

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Najib Mikati

Najib Azmi Mikati (نجيب ميقاتي; born 24 November 1955) is a Lebanese politician who served as the Prime Minister of Lebanon two times.

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Parliament of Lebanon

The Parliament of Lebanon is the national parliament of Lebanon.

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Popular Nasserist Organization

The Popular Nasserist Organization – PNO (Arabic: التنظيم الشعبي الناصري | Al-Tanzim al-Sha’aby al-Nassery) or Organisation Populaire Nassérienne (OPN) in French, is a Sidon-based Nasserist party originally formed in 1973 by Maarouf Saad, a Sunni Pan-Arab politician and member of Parliament (MP) later killed by the Lebanese Army during a February 1975 dock strike held in that port city.

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Progressive Socialist Party

The Progressive Socialist Party or PSP (الحزب التقدمي الاشتراكي, al-hizb al-taqadummi al-ishtiraki), also known as Parti Socialiste Progressiste in French, is a political party in Lebanon.

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Secularism in Lebanon

The secularization process in Lebanon began under a 1920's French mandate, continuing under different governments since independence.

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Shia Islam in Lebanon

Shia Islam in Lebanon has a history of more than a millennium.

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Skaff Bloc

The Skaff Bloc or Popular Bloc, led by Elias Skaff, is a 5 members bloc (including 1 Armenian Revolutionary Federation member) in the Lebanese Parliament that aligns with the Free Patriotic Movement.

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Solidarity Party (Lebanon)

The Solidarity Party (Hizb Al-Tadamon Al-Lubnany; Arabic:حزب التضامن اللبناني) is a Lebanese political party established and led by Emile Rahme and part of the March 8 Alliance.

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Sunni Islam in Lebanon

Sunni Islam in Lebanon has a history of more than a millennium.

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Syria

Syria (سوريا or سورية, Sūriyā or Sūrīyah), officially the Syrian Arab Republic, is a country in Western Asia.

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Syrian Social Nationalist Party in Lebanon

The Syrian Social Nationalist Party in Lebanon (SSNP) (الحزب السوري القومي الاجتماعي, Al-Ḥizb Al-Sūrī Al-Qawmī Al-'Ijtimā'ī, often referred to in French as Parti populaire syrien or Parti social nationaliste syrien), is a secular nationalist political party operating in Lebanon, a branch of pan-Syrian Social Nationalist Party.

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Walid Jumblatt

Walid Jumblatt (وليد جنبلاط) (born 7 August 1949) is a Lebanese politician and the current leader of the mostly Druze Progressive Socialist Party (PSP).

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8 March Alliance, March 8 Coalition, March 8 Forces, March 8 alliance, March 8 block, Resistance and Development Bloc.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/March_8_Alliance

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