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01 February 2015, 08:28 NNA: The army arrested at one of its Arsal checkpoints Abdul Karim al-Hujeiri for belonging to a terrorist group.
31 January 2015, 22:40 LBCI: The decision to reopen the casino will be taken after briefing the sacked employees in detail about the board of directors' decisions and the way the files will be studied, in order to avoid any "trap."
31 January 2015, 22:40 Electricite De Zahle: Gunfire targeted a transformer on the Chtaura-Zahle public road, cutting off power supply to several regions.
31 January 2015, 22:26 LBCI: AMAL Movement's representative Hisham Nasser has retracted his resignation and joined the committee tasked with reevaluating the files of the sacked casino employees.
31 January 2015, 22:13 National News Agency: The Civil Defense firefighting crews have managed to contain the blaze that erupted at the Aammiq reserve forest in western Bekaa after 3 hours of strenuous efforts.
31 January 2015, 22:04 LBCI: The FPM's representative George Nakhle withdrew his resignation after he was appointed as a member in the committee that will be formed by the casino's administration.
31 January 2015, 21:59 OTV: The casino's board of directors has formed a committee to reevaluate the file of the sacked employees.
31 January 2015, 21:52 The Bekaa's State Security dept. arrested 3 Lebanese car dealers on charges of forging the engine and vehicle identification numbers of cars, vans and pickups.
31 January 2015, 21:34 MP Walid Jumblat: I will resign from my parliamentary post at the appropriate time.
31 January 2015, 21:25 National News Agency: A collision between two vehicles erupted into a fistfight and shooting outside the Credit Libanais Bank on the Furzol road.
31 January 2015, 21:19 VDL (93.3): The army is currently repelling an infiltration attempt by the militants towards Tallat al-Hamra in Ras Baalbek's outskirts, using artillery shells and RPGs.
31 January 2015, 20:41 An army force raided specific tents at Syrian refugee encampments in the town of Qlaiaat and its vicinity without making any arrests or seizing any material.
31 January 2015, 20:04 National News Agency: Civil Defense crews are facing difficulties in extinguishing the fire at the Aammiq reserve forest, which has gutted vast areas of land.
31 January 2015, 20:03 MTV: Berri is currently rejecting the idea of Jumblat's resignation, and so is Interior Minister Nouhad al-Mashnouq, who prefers not to enter into the hassle of elections at the moment.
31 January 2015, 20:02 Sources close to MP Franjieh to MTV: He will not submit his resignation unless there is a decision to hold a by-election. If Jumblat resigns, it will mean that he received guarantees that the by-election will be held and only then Franjieh would submit his resignation.
31 January 2015, 20:00 MP Sethrida Geagea to MTV: I salute all free media outlets for their insistence on saying the truth as it is, and I thank God over the LF's awareness and wisdom because it believes in the importance of rapprochement with the FPM. I also thank Aoun for his insistence on correcting the mistake.
31 January 2015, 20:00 Informed sources to MTV: After phone talks between General Aoun and MP Geagea and later between Geagea, Bassil and Bou Saab, it turned out that there was no "central decision" to air the manipulated video that was broadcast by OTV.
31 January 2015, 19:28 A major blaze erupted at the Aammiq reserve forest in western Bekaa and Civil Defense firefighters are trying to douse the flames.
31 January 2015, 16:57 A personal dispute between two young men erupted into shooting from a hunting rifle in Tripoli's al-Tal area and no casualties were reported.
31 January 2015, 16:32 LBCI: The army raided a farm in the western Bekaa town of al-Rawda, where it discovered sick cows and seized quantities of expired canned foods.
31 January 2015, 16:31 Head of Iranian Parliament's National Security and Foreign Policy Committee Alaeddin Boroujerdi has left Beirut for Iran via Istanbul.
31 January 2015, 15:49 OTV: The casino's board of directors will convene at 8:00 pm.
31 January 2015, 14:31 The residents of Naameh blocked the road calling on the cabinet to back down on its decision to extend the term of the landfill.
31 January 2015, 14:27 Sayyah: I will not announce any stance regarding the Casino du Liban crisis before meeting with all sides.
31 January 2015, 14:00 Saniora: We will continue to work under the umbrella of the state and the constitution.
31 January 2015, 13:58 Saniora: The narrow interests and impunity cause the bloodshed in the Arab countries.
31 January 2015, 13:57 Saniora: We are holding onto equality.
31 January 2015, 13:55 Saniora: It is unacceptable for any side to decide the fate of the Lebanese people and the state authority.
31 January 2015, 13:55 Saniora: Nasrallah's remarks about the rules of engagement are hasty and individual.
31 January 2015, 13:55 Saniora urged the security forces and judiciary authorities to pursue those who fired during Nasrallah's speech.
31 January 2015, 13:54 Saniora: The celebratory gunfire during Nasrallah's speech is unacceptable.
31 January 2015, 13:51 Head of al-Mustaqbal parliamentary bloc MP Fouad Saniora: We should benefit from opportunities and prioritize the national interests to exit the tunnels that brought only chaos to our country.
31 January 2015, 12:31 VDL (100.5): Bishop Boulos Sayyah held talks with head of the board of directors Hamid Kreidieh.
31 January 2015, 11:58 ISF: A patrol for the judiciary police detained Kh.M. on charges of robbing at gun point and impersonation.
31 January 2015, 10:09 VDL (93.3): A meeting is underway between Grand Mufti Sheikh Abdul Latif Daryan and a Kuwaiti delegation.
31 January 2015, 09:54 ISF: A suspect identified as Aa.R. was detained on Dahr al-Baydar checkpoint for transferring ammunition and holding a bomb.
31 January 2015, 09:31 TMC: One person was injured when a car flipped over in Ain Saadeh.
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