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19 September 2014, 12:29 VDL (93.3): At least 2 people were injured in the attack on the army vehicle.
19 September 2014, 12:29 MTV: Arsal's residents transported the casualties of the bombing that targeted the military vehicle to hospitals in the area.
19 September 2014, 12:26 VDL (93.3): PM Salam is holding talks with U.N. Special Coordinator for Lebanon Derek Plumbly.
19 September 2014, 12:20 MTV: Several people were killed and injured when a military vehicle was targeted in a bombing in an area that lies between Wadi Hmeid and al-Mesyada.
19 September 2014, 12:09 Al-Nusra Front to Anatolia New Agency: Our demands are not paralyzing and don't include the release of Syrian opposition figures held in the regime prisons.
19 September 2014, 12:08 NNA: General Security Intelligence arrested six Syrians for belonging to extremist organizations in the South.
19 September 2014, 12:01 VDL (93.3): PM Salam is holding talks with Energy Minister Arthur Nazarian.
19 September 2014, 11:55 U.S. Ambassador David Hale: Cooperation and unity between security agencies will thwart any attempt to plant division.
19 September 2014, 11:02 NNA: The Israeli army fortified its security presence in the Shabaa Farms and Golan Height frontiers.
19 September 2014, 10:59 The Douris road was reopened after it was blocked by the relatives of beheaded soldier Abbas Medlej.
19 September 2014, 10:44 A meeting is underway between PM Tammam Salam and State Security chief George Qaraa.
19 September 2014, 10:30 The army said it arrested a Lebanese and two Syrians in the area of al-Mesyada in Arsal. The Syrians admitted to belonging to terrorist organizations.
19 September 2014, 10:27 FM Jebran Bassil traveled to California for a meeting with Lebanese expats. He will then head to New York to participate in the General Assembly sessions.
19 September 2014, 09:47 The relatives of Abbas Medlej blocked the road in Douris.
19 September 2014, 09:12 MTV: A person was killed after being hit by a car in Tripoli.
19 September 2014, 08:54 A security source to LBCI: The army arrested 3 days ago in Baalbek 3 Syrians, who infiltrated Lebanon. They admitted to witnessing the killing of Abbas Medlej.
19 September 2014, 08:40 ISF detained 52 people for committing various crimes throughout Lebanese territories.
19 September 2014, 08:20 Muslim Scholars sources to VDL (100.5): Currently we are totally far from any mediation to free the kidnapped soldiers
18 September 2014, 22:28 Jreij: The cabinet approved the Higher Relief Committee's request on paying compensations to those affected by the Tripoli clashes from 2011 until 2013.
18 September 2014, 22:28 Jreij: The cabinet said the decree on revising and slashing internet fees is still in effect, asking the telecom minister to turn his suggestions to improve the sector into a draft decree that would be submitted to the cabinet for legalization.
18 September 2014, 22:27 Jreij: Bassil briefed the cabinet on the Jeddah and Paris meetings and the decisions taken there regarding the Lebanese state. He also explained that Lebanon is keen to support the international campaign against terrorism and to dissociate itself from the policies of axes.
18 September 2014, 22:26 Information Minister Jreij after cabinet session: The cabinet has decided to hold a session soon to discuss the issue of Syrian refugees in light of the report that will be submitted by the specialized ministerial panel.
18 September 2014, 22:22 OTV: The cabinet has agreed to carve out a new road linking Roumieh to Beit Mery.
18 September 2014, 22:21 Traffic Management Center: Residents blocked the road with burning tires in Barbir in protest at power cuts.
18 September 2014, 21:06 LBCI: The decrees on the cabinet's agenda have been signed.
18 September 2014, 20:57 Ministerial sources to LBCI: The issue of the signatures needed for the decrees has been resolved following a mediation by Qazzi and Fneish, and all decrees will be signed.
18 September 2014, 20:49 National News Agency: The army raided a Syrian refugee encampent in the Akkar town of al-Qarqaf where it arrested a Syrian man from the Sharrouf family.
18 September 2014, 20:05 MTV: Arsal's municipality is preparing a list containing the names of residents who own property in the mountainous areas in order to give it to the army so that it allows owners of stone crushing plants to practice their profession.
18 September 2014, 19:07 National News Agency: The Israeli army continued fortifying its military posts along the border with Lebanon facing the Adaisseh-Kfarkila road.
18 September 2014, 18:52 NNA: Two Syrians were arrested, while a third managed to escape, as they attempted to smuggle drugs in a rented vehicle in Kfar Rumman.
18 September 2014, 18:37 Interior Minister Mashnouq to MTV: Intensive contacts prompted the IS to agree, in principle, to postpone its threat to kill one of the soldiers.
18 September 2014, 16:46 The cabinet session got underway at the Grand Serail.
18 September 2014, 16:29 LF chief Samir Geagea: I reject some proposals that MP Michel Aoun assume the presidency for a year or two because I oppose meddling with the presidential term and I don't believe he is a suitable president for Lebanon.
18 September 2014, 16:23 Industry Minister Hajj Hassan ahead of cabinet session: This is not the time for political disputes but rather for national solidarity.
18 September 2014, 16:10 Al-Ayyoubi: We'll continue knocking the doors of all parties who can contribute to resolving the case of our sons.
18 September 2014, 16:10 Al-Ayyoubi: We said that the abductors have a feeling that the negotiations have ground to a halt, but the arrival of the Qatari envoy can revive the talks. The main principle is stopping the death threats permanently so that the government can continue negotiating.
18 September 2014, 16:09 Ahmed al-Ayyoubi on behalf of abducted troops' families: We'll keep mobilizing towards the government and towards the parties that are detaining our sons. Any harm against them does not serve the goals of the kidnappers.
18 September 2014, 16:08 Families of abducted troops: Salam told us that the negotiations have not stopped and that the demands received by the government need some time.
18 September 2014, 15:37 MTV: A Qatari envoy will visit Lebanon on Friday to discuss the case of the abductees.
18 September 2014, 14:42 ISF chief Maj. Gen. Ibrahim Basbous discussed with the Italian Ambassador the country's security situation.
18 September 2014, 14:28 Education Minister Bou Saab discussed with U.S. Ambassador David Hale educational assistance to Syrian refugees.
18 September 2014, 14:00 VDL (93.3): Ulema Hani Fahs's funeral procession will be held at 3 pm on Friday in his hometown Jebshit in Nabatiyeh.
18 September 2014, 13:50 VDL (93.3): PM Salam is holding talks with General Security chief Abbas Ibrahim on the case of abducted soldiers and policemen.
18 September 2014, 13:49 VDL (93.3): The suspicious car in al-Tebbaneh didn't contain any explosives.
18 September 2014, 13:47 The families of soldiers and policemen kidnapped by jihadists held a protest near the Grand Serail.
18 September 2014, 13:30 VDL (93.3): The army blocked the road near al-Tebbaneh bridge after suspecting a white car parked on the side of the road.
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