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Melhem Antoun Riachy

Melhem Antoun Riachy is from “Khenchara” in the district of North Metn. He is a writer, a journalist, and a researcher in Middle East affairs and comparative religions, having several studies in this field.
He is a consultant in political affairs and strategic negotiations, a professor of Geostrategic communication in the Holy Spirit University – Kaslik.
Since February 2012, he occupies the post of chairman of the communication department in the Lebanese Forces Party.
He was designated as the special envoy of President of the Lebanese Forces Samir Geagea to President Michel Aoun, and he succeeded in cooperation with MP Ibrahim Kanaan (FPM) to reach a “historic” agreement with the Free Patriotic Movement, that was signed by Michel Aoun and Samir Geagea in the 2nd of June 2015, known as the “Declaration of intentions between the Free Patriotic Movement and the Lebanese Forces”. This declaration was considered as an ending of thirty years of conflict between Christians.
Riachy is an activist in social work (President of the fourth region in Metn in “Caritas-Liban” for seven years). He has many studies about the Levant issue, and several books: “Leaders & catastrophy” (1994), “Judas Iscariot, the innocent traitor” (in three languages) (1995), “The Psalms of a prisoner” (1997), “The passage” (1998), “The 2000 elections” (2000), “The Well” (2003), “The guard of the tomb” (2007), “The book of reproach” (2016). Most of his books were issued by “Dar An-Nahar” and recently by “SA’ER Al Mashreq” & “L’Harmattan” Publishing Houses.

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