This is great news but what we need now is a proper law that allows and recognizes civil marriages, not a loophole in an archaic French Law back from the 1930s.
Caretaker Interior Minister Marwan Charbel signed the civil marriage certificate of Kholoud Succariyeh and Nidal Darwish, the state-run National News Agency reported on Thursday. “By this, Succariyeh and Darwish’s union becomes the first civil marriage registered in the records of the Directorate General for Personal Affairs in Lebanon,” the NNA noted. [Naharnet]
Eitherway, Amal has to come up with a new Zaghlouta now.