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28 July 2015, 22:37 LBCI: The casualty toll from the Ain el-Hilweh gunfire has risen to two dead and three wounded.
28 July 2015, 22:07 National News Agency: The army opened heavy artillery fire at the posts and gatherings of the armed groups in al-Qaa's outskirts.
28 July 2015, 21:01 National News Agency: Two Jund al-Sham members came under gunfire in al-Tahtani street in the Ain el-Hilweh camp and tension has engulfed the area.
28 July 2015, 19:24 Environment Minister Mohammed al-Mashnouq: The waste management subcommittee will continue its discussions tomorrow at 4:00 pm.
28 July 2015, 18:59 Ain Dara residents have blocked the Dahr al-Baydar road over reports of waste transfer to their region.
28 July 2015, 18:49 LBCI: Defense Minister Samir Moqbel is meeting with Geagea in Maarab.
28 July 2015, 17:19 Kanaan: We make this plea in the name of all Lebanese. The judiciary should not only punish Tareq Yatim, but all those who allow people like him to get away with such crimes.
28 July 2015, 17:18 Kanaan: The bloc demands clear measures that not only tackle the criminal, but all those involved in the crime.
28 July 2015, 17:17 Kanaan: We condemn the political cover being offered to criminals.
28 July 2015, 17:17 MP Ibrahim Kanaan after Change and Reform bloc's weekly meeting: We condemn George al-Rif's murder and other similar crimes.
28 July 2015, 17:12 Bassil: It is not our duty to force municipalities to create landfills in their regions.
28 July 2015, 17:12 Bassil: Partnership in rule cannot be selective.
28 July 2015, 17:10 Bassil: Our position on cabinet decisions, whether on the garbage issue or not, has not been taken into consideration since 2010.
28 July 2015, 17:09 Bassil: The current government took a number of plans regarding waste disposal, but they were thwarted after the Naameh landfill was shut and after political blackmail came into the equation.
28 July 2015, 17:08 Bassil: We exerted pressure on a number of subsequent cabinets to tackle the waste disposal issue.
28 July 2015, 17:07 Bassil: Similar trash plans were drafted in cabinets that followed Hariri's, but none were addressed.
28 July 2015, 17:07 FM Jebran Bassil after Change and Reform bloc's weekly meeting: During my tenure as minister in former PM Saad Hariri's cabinet, a law was drafted over garbage disposal, but it was never approved.
28 July 2015, 16:36 VDL (93.3): Judge Samir Hammoud has demanded the arrest of those who attacked Minister Rashid Derbas.
28 July 2015, 16:35 Bou Saab: Our task is to remove garbage from the streets, not to put it in the homes of people, and we're cooperating with the environment minister, who must find the solution.
28 July 2015, 16:33 Agriculture Minister Shehayyeb during meeting of waste management ministerial panel: We're awaiting Minister Elias Bou Saab to know their decision regarding the distribution of the landfills. We either take a decision today or we go home and keep the garbage on the streets.
28 July 2015, 15:08 LBCI: Judge Ali Ibrahim issued a preliminary decision appointing a technical committee on the files of Sukleen and Sukomi.
28 July 2015, 14:24 LBCI: The people who blocked Hamra's Abdul Aziz street are not from the “You Stink” campaign.
28 July 2015, 14:20 The demonstrators blocked Hamra's Abdul Aziz street.
28 July 2015, 13:54 Anti-trash activists reached Beirut's Hamra street.
28 July 2015, 13:30 VDL (100.5): PM Tammam Salam holds a meeting with Ministers Ramzi Jreij, Sejaan Qazzi and Michel Pharaoun at the Grand Serail.
28 July 2015, 13:26 Future TV: Roads in downtown Beirut reopened after anti-trash protesters moved to Hamra street to continue with their demonstration.
28 July 2015, 13:25 VDL(93.3): A group of anti-trash protesters plan to take the demonstration to the Hamra street while others want to end it.
28 July 2015, 13:19 VDL (93.3): The army is carrying out raids in Drous in Baalbek after a member of the Zoaiter family kidnapped a girl and headed towards the Bekaa region.
28 July 2015, 13:06 Al-Jadeed: A Syrian was arrested at a Chadra checkpoint in Akkar on suspicion of belonging to the IS group and he has been handed to the army intelligence.
28 July 2015, 12:46 NNA: A meeting is underway between PM Tammam Salam and Saudi Ambassador Ali Awad Asiri at the Grand Serail.
28 July 2015, 12:33 VDL (100.5): Kataeb chief MP Sami Gemayel is holding talks with Defense Minister Moqbel.
28 July 2015, 12:20 The anti-trash demonstrators blocked the road that leads to Gemmayze near Mohammed al-Amin Mosque.
28 July 2015, 12:18 NNA: Anti-trash protesters arrived at the Environment Ministry demanding the resignation of Minster Mohammed al-Mashnouq.
28 July 2015, 11:59 Nasrallah: We need a wide media and political campaign to remind the public of the truth of the Israeli enemy.
28 July 2015, 11:49 The Lebanese army is shelling the position of gunmen on the outskirts of al-Qaa.
28 July 2015, 11:43 Nasrallah: The developments in the Arab world in the past few years have greatly harmed the resistance's agenda and allowed the Zionist one to score achievements.
28 July 2015, 11:35 Nasrallah: Our goal is to topple the Zionist project and steer it away from our region. Confronting it is based on right, logic, the law, and values.
28 July 2015, 11:35 Nasrallah: Everyone is responsible for confronting the Zionist agenda in all its forms.
28 July 2015, 11:29 VDL (93.3): Defense Minister Samir Moqbel holds a meeting with PM Salam at the Grand Serail.
28 July 2015, 11:29 LBCI: The environment minister said Salam launched the operations room at the Council for Development and Reconstruction. It is now time to work.
28 July 2015, 11:28 Hizbullah chief Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah is making a speech during a conference entitled, “United for Palestine.”
28 July 2015, 11:13 MTV: Unknown assailants kidnapped Syrian Salah Fares while he was near Arsal municipality.
28 July 2015, 11:11 MP Nadim Gemayel to LBCI: A week later following the waste crisis, we decided to move the trash from the streets of Achrafieh to an empty land lot far from residential areas.
28 July 2015, 11:05 VDL (100.5): Anti-trash activists protesting the waste crisis are tossing eggs at the Grand Serail.
28 July 2015, 10:46 VDL (100.5): Sukleen said it is giving priority to collect waste from Beirut's residential neighborhoods.
28 July 2015, 10:40 Harb after meeting Salam: Controversial issues at the cabinet remain pending and there is no serious effort to resolve them.
28 July 2015, 10:16 LBCI: Anti-trash activists tracked dump trucks on Monday night and found out that the trash was being thrown in Beirut River and a parking lot in Sin el-Fil.
28 July 2015, 10:15 VDL (93.3): Ministers Rashid Derbas, Abdul Motleb al-Hennawi arrived at the Grand Serail for consultations with Salam.
28 July 2015, 10:07 VDL (93.3): A meeting is underway between PM Tammam Salam and Telecommunications Minister Butros Harb.
28 July 2015, 09:58 Anti-trash activists blocked the banks road that leads to Riad al-Solh Square in downtown Beirut.
28 July 2015, 09:04 VDL (93.3): PM Salam postponed today's cabinet session.
28 July 2015, 08:53 MP Khaled Zahraman to VDL (100.5): No final decision until now to transport the wastes of Beirut to the Akkar. People of the region refuse to receive the trash of the capital.
28 July 2015, 08:25 ISF arrested 66 people for committing different crimes across Lebanon.
28 July 2015, 08:07 Minister Alice Chabtini to VDL (93.3): Today's cabinet session will be held. I hope that ongoing consultations would stop Salam from taking a resignation decision.
28 July 2015, 08:05 Sidon's municipal chief to VDL (100.5): Residents will not allow waste from Beirut to enter Sidon.