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31 July 2015, 12:15 U.S. Ambassador David Hale visited PM Tammam Salam at the Grand Serail.
31 July 2015, 12:13 TMC: 5 people were injured in a collision between a car and a passenger van on the main road of al-Abbasiyeh in Tyre.
31 July 2015, 11:15 VDL (100.5): The Israeli army is inspecting the alarm system and surveillance cameras installed on the technical fence.
31 July 2015, 11:14 VDL (100.5): An Israeli drone is overflying the Shebaa Farms area and Kfarshouba hills.
31 July 2015, 10:30 The Health Ministry said it opened an investigation into the discovery of a body in the restroom of Sidon's state hospital.
31 July 2015, 10:05 MP Antoine Zahra to Future TV: We will remain without an electoral draft-law if we don't settle issues now.
31 July 2015, 09:59 LBCI: The driver of Minister Rashid Derbas withdrew the lawsuit that he had filed against Tareq al-Mallah.
31 July 2015, 09:17 Gen. Qahwaji in his Order of the Day: Be ready to confront terrorism.
31 July 2015, 08:41 Culture Minister Rony Araiji to VDL (100.5): The government is approaching the edge of extreme danger, but there is a possibility to remedy things before Thursday's cabinet session.
31 July 2015, 08:38 Tourism Minister Michel Pharaon to VDL (100.5): A suggestion to ship the garbage abroad by sea could be put into implementation. Things will crystallize in the next couple of days.
31 July 2015, 08:33 The Beirut Governor told VDL (100.5) that the Karantina landfill will no longer be able to receive more waste. We will move the trash to other locations within Beirut.
31 July 2015, 08:15 ISF arrested 68 people for committing different crimes across Lebanon.
30 July 2015, 22:04 Kuwait's embassy advised its citizens against traveling to Lebanon, urging those already in the country to be extremely cautious in their movements.
30 July 2015, 20:56 Al-Jadeed: The Ring road has been reopened after it was briefly blocked.
30 July 2015, 20:53 LBCI: The waste management ministerial panel has failed to reach a solution, postponing its discussions to another meeting.
30 July 2015, 20:47 National News Agency: Young men carrying candles and pictures of martyr Major Kahil have blocked the Ring Bridge.
30 July 2015, 19:52 LBCI: Residents of Keserwan's Raashin held a sit-in after the head of the Keserwan municipal union spoke of the possibility of dumping garbage in it.
30 July 2015, 19:26 LBCI: Beirut Municipality endorsed Pharaon's suggestion on sending the garbage abroad, deciding to refer its recommendation to the government.
30 July 2015, 19:24 LBCI: The abductee Khalil Faddoul was freed in a special operation by the ISF Intelligence Bureau's Strike Force.
30 July 2015, 19:22 Health Minister Abou Faour: We have taken a decision to shut down the fish market for 3 or 3 days as a precautionary measure pending a solution to the garbage crisis.
30 July 2015, 18:56 VDL (100.5): Residents in Tripoli felt a minor earthquake around 6:10 pm.
30 July 2015, 18:53 A sit-in is underway outside the Social Affairs Ministry to denounce the arrest of anti-trash activists Tareq Mallah and Firas Bou Zeineddine.
30 July 2015, 16:49 Abou Faour after meeting Berri: We are giving way to calm discussions over the cabinet. We are acting positively and we only oppose constitutional violations.
30 July 2015, 16:12 VDL (100.5): Speaker Nabih Berri held talks with Ministers Wael Abou Faour and Ali Hassan Khalil on the cabinet session.
30 July 2015, 15:27 National News Agency: Young men blocked the Ring road in both directions, demanding the arrest of the killer of Lt. Col. Rabih Kahil.
30 July 2015, 14:31 LBCI: The Change and Reform and Loyalty to the Resistance blocs ministers did not sign the decrees on the appointment of officers.
30 July 2015, 14:19 Salam told the cabinet that he had several options and could resort to any of them if the deadlock continued, said Jreij.
30 July 2015, 14:19 LBCI: The corpse of a dead man was found in a washroom of the State-run Hospital in Sidon.
30 July 2015, 14:16 Jreij: The PM urged all sides to work with devotion to find a solution to the waste crisis.
30 July 2015, 14:16 Jreij said Salam told the cabinet that the crisis erupted because over years there had only been temporary solutions.
30 July 2015, 14:16 Salam told the cabinet to put aside the political conflict, said Jreij.
30 July 2015, 14:15 Information Minister Ramzi Jreij said the PM described the environmental crisis as a disaster.
30 July 2015, 14:07 Several ministers said no date was set for the next cabinet session.
30 July 2015, 13:58 U.S. Ambassador David Hale visited PSP chief MP Walid Jumblat in Clemenceau and discussed with him the latest developments.
30 July 2015, 13:58 VDL (93.3): The cabinet session ended.
30 July 2015, 13:48 VDL (93.3): Social Affairs Minister Rashid Derbas left the cabinet session and refused to talk to reporters.
30 July 2015, 13:38 Prime Minister Tammam Salam to VDL (93.3): I adhere to the necessity to reach consensus without obstructing the cabinet.
30 July 2015, 13:22 The army is shelling with heavy artillery the positions of gunmen on the outskirts of al-Qaa.
30 July 2015, 13:14 NNA: The State Prosecutor for Appeals, Judge Ziad Haidar, charged Tareq al-Mallah and three other detainees with defamation.
30 July 2015, 12:32 TMC: A man was injured in a collision between three vehicles on the al-Cola bridge.