Supporters congratulate Rifi at his house in Tripoli, Monday, May 30, 2016. (The Daily Star/Fathi Masri)
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Resigned Justice Minister Ashraf Rifi Friday revealed that he is preparing for the creation of his own political movement after a falling out with the Future Movement.Rifi took Lebanon by surprise over the weekend, sweeping the Tripoli local elections and defeating a coalition party list, which was backed by Future Movement leader Saad Hariri.Relations between Hariri and Rifi have been souring over a number of issues since last year, which led to his resignation from Cabinet in February.Rifi said he doesn't believe Frangieh or MP Michel Aoun are capable of reaching the presidency.
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