Lebanon

Lebanese political leaders are quite active on Twitter former Prime Ministers Saad Hariri (@HaririSaad) and Najib Mikati (@Najib_Mikati) both have large followings and tweet personally. President Michel Sleiman and Prime Minister Tammam Salam both maintain active personal accounts.

Tweets from Lebanon leaders

Prime Minister of Lebanon Tammam Salam

Lebanon’s Prime Minister Tammam Salam’s account was launched on 5 July 2012 and is managed by his team. His personal tweets are signed TS. His tweets are mostly in Arabic but also in English and sometimes in French including a picture whenever meeting a foreign dignitary. @SalamTammam mainly tweets about politics and what needs to be done in the best interests of Lebanon, across socio-economic aspects. Tammam Salam is not very active as he only tweets intermittently.

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Tammam Salam

@SalamTammam

The official twitter account of the Prime Minister of Lebanon Tammam Salam

Tweet analytics (as of April 2015)

Tweets:449
Following:132
Followers:50,430
Joined Twitter: 06/05/2012
Language: Arabic
Status: Active
Tweets/day: 0.46
Retweets: 11%
Mentions/Tweet: 0.20
Replies/Tweet: 0.10
Tweets retweeted: 58%
Most mentioned @YouTube (14), @fmnsouli (14), @AlRiyadiClub (6), @che_fah (3), @ElnashraNews (3), @htabesh (3), @mahmoud_jaafar (3), @wissamreid (2), @Annahar (2), @KhaledNsouli (2).
Average of retweets 6

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Foreign Minister of Lebanon Gebran Bassil

Gebran Bassil, Lebanon’s foreign minister launched his Twitter account on July 2010 to share updates about his political opinions and to share the news about events and activities that he participates in. @Gebran_Bassil tweets in Arabic and English and occasionally in French. He often shares links to pictures on his Instagram account.

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Gebran Bassil

@Gebran_Bassil

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Emigrants

Tweet analytics (as of April 2015)

Tweets:8,802
Following:581
Followers:57,471
Joined Twitter: 07/14/2010
Language: Arabic/English
Status: Active
Tweets/day: 8.63
Retweets: 26%
Mentions/Tweet: 0.08
Replies/Tweet: 0.04
Tweets retweeted: 58%
Most mentioned @Kalamennas (50), @LebanonConnect (12), @OTVLebanon (9), @FedericaMog (7), @EliasBouSaab (6), @HMATomFletcher (6), @LFAlebanon (5), @DailyStarLeb (5), @Paulastih (5), @General_Aoun (4).
Average of retweets 4

First tweet