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17 January 2020, 16:32 The Ring highway is still blocked in all directions.
17 January 2020, 15:45 MTV: Diab is still insisting on an 18-minister government.
17 January 2020, 13:30 UK Treasury said it has designated the entire organization of Hizbullah under the Terrorist Asset-Freezing Act.
17 January 2020, 11:52 Protesters kicked off a foot march from Jdeideh to Jal el-Dib.
17 January 2020, 10:23 NNA: Security forces blocked the road that leads to Hamra from Burj el-Murr.
17 January 2020, 10:17 NNA: Convoys of vehicles are roaming the highway in Jbeil.
17 January 2020, 08:13 MTV: Protesters have briefly blocked the Jiyyeh and Zouk highways.
17 January 2020, 08:05 MTV: Protesters have blocked the Ring Bridge highway.
16 January 2020, 23:22 A Molotov cocktail has been hurled at the facade of Fransabank on Hamra Street and the numbers of demonstrators are increasing in the area.
16 January 2020, 22:52 Army troops are chasing protesters who vandalized the facades and ATMs of some banks on Hamra Street.
16 January 2020, 20:45 Protesters have blocked the Ring highway in both directions.
16 January 2020, 19:33 The road has been blocked at the Corniche al-Mazraa-Mar Elias intersection.
16 January 2020, 19:32 MTV: New obstacles have emerged in the cabinet formation process.
16 January 2020, 19:06 LBCI: Some protesters hurled bottles and firecrackers at security forces near parliament.
16 January 2020, 18:47 Protesters have blocked the Verdun road near the headquarters of the Druze council.
16 January 2020, 18:43 Caretaker PM Saad Hariri has warned the new government against sacking ISF chief Imad Othman, saying "let them try."
16 January 2020, 18:20 Protesters are rallying outside the central bank in Hamra and security forces have closed the road to traffic.
16 January 2020, 18:01 Al-Jadeed: A financial meeting got underway at the Center House in the presence of Central Bank Governor Riad Salameh and Finance Minister Ali Hassan Khalil.
16 January 2020, 18:00 Al-Jadeed: All those arrested on Tuesday and Wednesday have been released except for an Egyptian who doesn't have a residency permit and 6 Syrians who entered Lebanon illegally.
16 January 2020, 17:47 Othman: A probe has been launched into the attacks on journalists.
16 January 2020, 17:47 Protesters have started gathering near parliament in downtown Beirut.
16 January 2020, 17:43 Othman: Do you want security forces to withdraw from their role in preserving security? Is the revolution a place for violence, rioting, chaos and attempted murder?
16 January 2020, 17:38 Othman: When a policeman is hit by a rock, this is considered attempted murder, and this is not a simple thing at all.
16 January 2020, 17:36 Othman: Going to a military barracks and attacking it is something totally unacceptable and the law considers it a crime.
16 January 2020, 17:28 Othman: We are facing great violence and infiltrators who have criminal records.
16 January 2020, 17:27 Othman: The ISF members are not robots and they err as every human.
16 January 2020, 17:24 ISF chief Othman at press conference: I sincerely apologize to the media and to the journalists who were covering the events yesterday outside the Helou barracks.