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08 October 2015, 19:10 Protesters are once again trying to remove the metallic barriers separating them from al-Nejmeh Square.
08 October 2015, 19:05 LBCI: Protesters are hurling rocks and water bottles at security forces.
08 October 2015, 18:59 Security forces have opened water cannons at protesters.
08 October 2015, 18:58 Activist Asaad Zebian: Protesters have decided to try entering al-Nejmeh Square from all entrances.
08 October 2015, 18:53 MTV: Security forces arrested 4 civil society activists, including Pierre Hashash and Waref Suleiman.
08 October 2015, 18:46 Security forces have arrested a protester who crossed the metallic barriers.
08 October 2015, 18:42 Protest movement's statement at Martyrs Square demo: The protest movement reiterates its stance – we stand by residents and the Campaign for the Closure of the Naameh landfill.
08 October 2015, 18:40 Protest movement's statement at Martyrs Square demo: Sukleen is still stealing us. Let the cabinet convene and scrap the contracts of Sukleen.
08 October 2015, 18:38 Protest movement's statement at Martyrs Square demo: Remove the garbage that has been accumulating outside our homes ... They continued their procrastination until the arrival of rain. Stop stealing the funds of municipalities.
08 October 2015, 18:37 Protest movement's statement at Martyrs Square demo: We demand the sacking of the environment minister.
08 October 2015, 18:31 ISF via Twitter: We call on protesters to maintain the peacefulness of the demo and not to cross the metallic barriers.
08 October 2015, 18:17 Protesters have started trying to remove the metallic barriers and barb wire near An Nahar's building in central Beirut.
08 October 2015, 17:58 Demonstrators have started arriving at Martyrs Square to take part in a rally organized by the civil society protest movement.
08 October 2015, 17:51 LF chief Geagea called on PM Salam and Interior Minister Mashnouq to “maintain constant communication with Qatar to speed up the ongoing negotiations over the release of the servicemen.”
08 October 2015, 15:53 MP Ahmed Fatfat from Maarab: If this government will remain subjected to blackmail, then its presence will become useless.
08 October 2015, 15:31 Military sources to LBCI: Colonel Maroun al-Qobayati has been appointed as commander of the Commando Regiment to replace Brig. Gen. Chamel Roukoz.
08 October 2015, 15:23 VDL (93.3): Army Intelligence arrested during Arsal raids defected Syrian Major Mohammed Kabbar and Mohammed Hassan Ezzeddine for belonging to terrorist groups.
08 October 2015, 14:05 The army arrested Hussein Mohammed al-Hujeiri in Wadi Hmeid-Arsal on suspicion of his affiliation to terrorist groups.
08 October 2015, 13:56 LBCI: Civil society lawyers asked the judge to hear the testimony of PM Tammam Salam, all the ministers and Maysara Sukkar in the corruption case of the trash file and the Sukleen company.
08 October 2015, 13:39 Security reinforcements were brought to downtown Beirut ahead of the afternoon civil society protests.
08 October 2015, 13:06 VDL (100.5): Interior Minister Nouhad al-Mashnouq held talks with Akkar officials on their concerns over the Srar landfill.
08 October 2015, 12:49 Al-Jadeed: LF chief Samir Geagea is holding talks in Maarab with Mustaqbal MP Ahmed Fatfat.
08 October 2015, 12:23 VDL (100.5): The Labor Ministry warned employers against the employment of non-Lebanese as drivers.
08 October 2015, 12:22 VDL (100.5): A citizen, Mohammed Qobeissi, was wounded by a shot in the head in the Basta area when he was on his balcony during a Hizbullah funeral procession for one of its members killed in Syria.
08 October 2015, 12:12 VDL (100.5): PM Tammam Salam is holding talks with Telecommunications Minister Butros Harb.
08 October 2015, 11:43 Civil Defense said 3 people were transported to hospital following a crash on the road of al-Naqoura near Deir Qanoun-Ras al-Ain.
08 October 2015, 11:39 PM Tammam Salam is holding talks with Minister Nabil de Freij.
08 October 2015, 11:38 Shehayyeb said following talks with Salam that the PM will call for a cabinet session when there is progress on the waste management crisis.
08 October 2015, 11:17 Financial General Prosecutor judge Ali Ibrahim summoned MPs Jamal al-Jarrah and Ziad Aswad against the backdrop of the Public Works Committee dispute.
08 October 2015, 10:59 TMC: An individual was injured after being hit by a vehicle on the highway of al-Tebbaneh in Tripoli.
08 October 2015, 10:43 VDL (100.5): The General Security arrested Syrian national (A.B.) for having ties to the al-Nusra Front militant group.
08 October 2015, 10:34 LBCI: Youth residing in areas close to the Srar dumpster stopped bulldozers from carrying on with their work at the location.
08 October 2015, 10:26 PM Tammam Salam is holding talks with the Agriculture and Interior Ministers.
08 October 2015, 10:01 VDL (100.5): Civil society activists in Tripoli hold a sit-in near the National Social Security Fund protesting the shortage in the number of employees.
08 October 2015, 09:43 The Lebanese army intelligence arrested in the area of Sidon two Lebanese suspected of opening fire on an ISF patrol.
08 October 2015, 08:56 MP Elie Marouni to VDL (100.5): PM Tammam Salam is ready to hold cabinet sessions everyday if he could do so.
08 October 2015, 08:42 TMC: An individual was injured in a collision between a truck and a pick-up on the Khalde bridge.
08 October 2015, 08:41 ISF arrested 64 individuals for committing various crimes throughout Lebanon.
07 October 2015, 22:43 National News Agency: The army is firing heavy artillery shells towards the positions of the militants in Arsal's outskirts.
07 October 2015, 21:13 LBCI: MP Ibrahim Kanaan left the dialogue session when the issue of the promotions settlement was raised.
07 October 2015, 21:12 LBCI quoting Minister Pharaon: The FPM rejected discussing the promotions settlement around the dialogue table.
07 October 2015, 21:05 FPM sources to LBCI: The settlement proposal has collapsed and Saniora and Gemayel are to blame.
07 October 2015, 21:04 Ministerial sources to LBCI: The cabinet will not convene anytime soon and the government's situation is very difficult.
07 October 2015, 20:47 MTV: No dialogue session will be held tomorrow and the next session will be held on October 26.
07 October 2015, 20:46 MTV: The dialogue session has ended.
07 October 2015, 20:00 MP Jumblat after leaving dialogue session: I submitted my paper in a bid to reconcile viewpoints. We won't be able to elect a president without a “full package.”