Lebanese Forces candidate Fadi Karam on Sunday won the Koura by-election by an unofficial margin of 1,300 votes, following a fierce electoral battle with Syrian Social National Party candidate Walid al-Azar. The LF’s campaign said Karam won the election with 12,507 votes as Azar received 11,262 votes. For his part, Hanibaal Karam, media officer of SSNP’s campaign, acknowledged the defeat. [Link]