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10 February 2016, 14:33 VDL (100.5): The General Security arrested two Lebanese nationals for providing logistic support to terror groups.
10 February 2016, 14:10 Jreij said cabinet will hold a new session on Thursday.
10 February 2016, 14:10 Jreij: Ministers stressed the need to approve a state budget, adopt sound spending, and curb corruption.
10 February 2016, 14:09 Jreij: The Finance Minister presented a detail report on the financial situation in Lebanon, highlighting the rise in expenditures and its threat to the public deficit.
10 February 2016, 14:05 Information Minister Ramzi Jreij after cabinet session: The PM stressed that the resumption of cabinet sessions is not enough to tackle the people's daily concerns given political disputes.
10 February 2016, 14:03 Berri to visiting MPs: There is a rejection to any increase in the price of gasoline at the expense of the citizen.
10 February 2016, 14:02 Labor Minister Sejaan Qazzi according to VDL (93.3): The cabinet did not address the tax issue.
10 February 2016, 14:00 The cabinet session at the Grand Serail ended.
10 February 2016, 13:40 Abou Faour said flu vaccines are available in the market.
10 February 2016, 13:37 Abou Faour: Scientifically speaking there is no direct or indirect link between the trash crisis and the rise of H1N1 cases.
10 February 2016, 13:37 Abou Faour said the Lebanese should not be worried about the H1N1.
10 February 2016, 13:36 Abou Faour: Last year, five people died from H1N1. This year there are so far four confirmed and two unconfirmed cases of H1N1.
10 February 2016, 13:32 Health Minister Wael Abou Faour: Based on the available data, there has been a 20 percent increase in the hospitalization of people infected with H1N1.
10 February 2016, 13:11 Berri's weekly meeting with MPs is underway at Ain el-Tineh.
10 February 2016, 12:53 Speaker Nabih Berri held talks with a Civil Defense volunteers delegation.
10 February 2016, 12:30 The army arrested a suspect at the Arsal checkpoint for the possession for chemicals intended for delivery to the gunmen on the town's outskirts.
10 February 2016, 11:49 LF chief Samir Geagea via Twitter: The international community must intervene quickly to halt the massacres that are happening in Syria.
10 February 2016, 11:17 ISF said it arrested Lebanese suspects for robbery and impersonating police officers.
10 February 2016, 11:07 The cabinet approved the bill on the full-time employment of Civil Defense contractants.
10 February 2016, 10:39 LBCI: The cabinet session kicked off at the Grand Serail.
10 February 2016, 10:38 MTV: Civil society activists blocked the Banks street in Riad al-Solh.
10 February 2016, 10:24 Agriculture Minister Akram Shehayyeb to VDL (100.5): The issue of exporting the garbage is ongoing, and the Council for Development and Reconstruction is following up.
10 February 2016, 10:14 Health Minister Wael Abou Faour to VDL (93.3): Why don't we impose taxes on the nobles and high-ranking smugglers before we impose them on the citizens?
10 February 2016, 10:12 Interior Minister Nouhad al-Mashnouq to VDL (93.3): I will focus all my efforts today at the cabinet session on the issue of the Civil Defense volunteers.
10 February 2016, 09:57 VDL (100.5): Civil society activists started gathering in Riad al-Solh square to protest tax hikes that could be approved at the cabinet session today.
10 February 2016, 09:55 Environment Minister Mohammed al-Mashnouq to VDL (93.3): Taxes require a law at parliament and we will study the general financial state.
10 February 2016, 09:05 LBCI: Palestinian refugees blocked the entrance of the UNRWA headquarters in Beirut protesting the reduction in health services.
10 February 2016, 08:36 ISF arrested 77 people for committing different crimes across Lebanon.
10 February 2016, 08:01 Minister Rashid Derbas told VDL (93.3) the government is similar to a bus and that everybody insists to steer the wheel as it heads towards the abyss.
10 February 2016, 07:33 Gasoline prices dropped LL200 and diesel LL100.
09 February 2016, 19:41 Information Minister Jreij told al-Manar that he is against hiking taxes on gasoline.
09 February 2016, 19:00 Activists from the "We Want Accountability" campaign have erected tents in Riad al-Solh in preparation for tomorrow's sit-in, warning against slapping new taxes to fund the garbage export plan.
09 February 2016, 17:47 VDL (93.3): The army raided the residence of Abdul Rahman M. in Jabal al-Beddawi on suspicion of his terror links and later arrested him and confiscated a weapon in his possession.
09 February 2016, 17:14 Finance Minister Ali Hassan Khalil: The financial issue must be addressed in a comprehensive manner and there is no decision to hike the price of gasoline.
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