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12 August 2020, 21:41 LF leader Geagea received a phone call from French President Macron.
12 August 2020, 20:16 Lebanon recorded 292 new coronavirus cases and two deaths over the past 24 hours.
12 August 2020, 20:07 LBCI: Bassil told Macron in phone talks that he will facilitate the formation of the new government.
12 August 2020, 20:02 Several current and ex-ministers of transport, finance and justice, starting by Ghazi Aridi, will be questioned over the port blast, a judicial official said.
12 August 2020, 18:45 Mozambique said it bears no responsibility for Beirut's tragedy, blaming the storage process, as a Mozambican firm confirmed ordering the ammonium nitrate load.
12 August 2020, 18:02 Baabda Palace sources to al-Jadeed: There are internal and external contacts and extraordinary efforts will be exerted to form the government before Macron’s visit.
12 August 2020, 17:59 Baabda Palace sources to al-Jadeed: There are indications that the most likely option is the formation of a national unity government.
12 August 2020, 16:37 Geagea on whether the LF might nominate Hariri: We're with a totally new, totally independent and totally neutral government.
12 August 2020, 16:20 Geagea: We will not attend tomorrow's parliamentary session.
12 August 2020, 16:16 Geagea: I urge the MPs who resigned to withdraw their resignations.
12 August 2020, 16:15 Geagea: Any resignations from parliament that do not lead to its ouster would be a lost effort and I reiterate my call for al-Mustaqbal and the PSP to resign.
12 August 2020, 16:09 President Michel Aoun is meeting in Baabda with German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas.
12 August 2020, 16:07 Geagea at press conference: We do not acknowledge the current investigations and we reiterate the call for an international probe.
12 August 2020, 16:04 Al-Jadeed: Sources close to the President did not rule out that Hariri might visit the presidential palace to for consultations over the government.
12 August 2020, 15:29 Sources close to Berri denied to al-Jadeed that the Speaker had told Macron that he was opposed to Nawaf Salam's nomination for the PM post.
12 August 2020, 10:26 NNA: Maronite Patriarch Beshara el-Rahi held talks in Dimane with MP Ibrahim Kanaan.