Political pressure groups and leaders: Grand Mufti of Lebanon [Sheikh Abdul Latif DERIAN]
Maronite Church [Patriarch Bishara al-RA'I]
note: most sects retain militias and a number of Sunni militant groups operate in Palestinian refugee camps
Definition: This entry includes a listing of political, social, labor, or religious organizations with leaders involved in politics, but not standing for legislative election.
Source: CIA World Factbook - This page was last updated on July 9, 2017