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30 July 2015, 14:31 LBCI: The Change and Reform and Loyalty to the Resistance blocs ministers did not sign the decrees on the appointment of officers.
30 July 2015, 14:19 Salam told the cabinet that he had several options and could resort to any of them if the deadlock continued, said Jreij.
30 July 2015, 14:19 LBCI: The corpse of a dead man was found in a washroom of the State-run Hospital in Sidon.
30 July 2015, 14:16 Jreij: The PM urged all sides to work with devotion to find a solution to the waste crisis.
30 July 2015, 14:16 Jreij said Salam told the cabinet that the crisis erupted because over years there had only been temporary solutions.
30 July 2015, 14:16 Salam told the cabinet to put aside the political conflict, said Jreij.
30 July 2015, 14:15 Information Minister Ramzi Jreij said the PM described the environmental crisis as a disaster.
30 July 2015, 14:07 Several ministers said no date was set for the next cabinet session.
30 July 2015, 13:58 U.S. Ambassador David Hale visited PSP chief MP Walid Jumblat in Clemenceau and discussed with him the latest developments.
30 July 2015, 13:58 VDL (93.3): The cabinet session ended.
30 July 2015, 13:48 VDL (93.3): Social Affairs Minister Rashid Derbas left the cabinet session and refused to talk to reporters.
30 July 2015, 13:38 Prime Minister Tammam Salam to VDL (93.3): I adhere to the necessity to reach consensus without obstructing the cabinet.
30 July 2015, 13:22 The army is shelling with heavy artillery the positions of gunmen on the outskirts of al-Qaa.
30 July 2015, 13:14 NNA: The State Prosecutor for Appeals, Judge Ziad Haidar, charged Tareq al-Mallah and three other detainees with defamation.
30 July 2015, 12:32 TMC: A man was injured in a collision between three vehicles on the al-Cola bridge.
30 July 2015, 12:15 Army chief Gen. Jean Qahwaji arrived in Diman for talks with Patriarch Beshara al-Rahi.
30 July 2015, 11:51 VDL (100.5): Families of Syrian national Salah Khalil Fares who was kidnapped from Arsal on Wednesday voiced calls on the town's officials to uncover the fate of their son.
30 July 2015, 11:28 General Prosecutor Judge Hammoud referred Tareq al-Mallah to the State Prosecutor for Appeals, Jude Ziad Haidar.
30 July 2015, 11:14 LBCI quoting Lebanese Forces leader Samir Geagea: The waste crisis will not pass without accountability. The human mind cannot accept land-filling waste at an altitude above 1000 m because it pollutes underwater ground.
30 July 2015, 11:01 NNA: A Lebanese army unit seized arms during a night raid in Tripoli's al-Zahrieh area.
30 July 2015, 10:46 The cabinet convened at the Grand Serail under PM Tammam Salam.
30 July 2015, 10:45 LBCI: The army intelligence found an explosives belt at Arsal's entrance.
30 July 2015, 10:27 VDL (93.3): The Lebanese army chased defector Mohammed Youssef, who is suspected of belonging to terrorist groups, but arrested his friends Youssef Shaaban and Abdul Khaleq al-Dinnawi.
30 July 2015, 10:19 Minister Jebran Bassil said “ask the prime minister” in response to a question as to what will be discussed during the cabinet session.
30 July 2015, 10:17 Minister Akram Shehayyeb: The cabinet will start discussing the waste crisis and then the appointments.
30 July 2015, 10:14 Minister Ramzi Jreij at the Grand Serail: Discussion of the waste crisis comes before any cabinet mechanism.
30 July 2015, 10:06 VDL (93.3): Minister Mohammed al-Mashnouq said the winners of tenders for landfills will be announced on August 8.
30 July 2015, 10:04 VDL (93.3): The family of slain Army officer Major Rabih Kahil arrived at the military hospital to transport his body for funeral.
30 July 2015, 09:56 Minister Elias Bou Saab to Future TV: No one has an intention to escalate the situation during the cabinet session.
30 July 2015, 09:54 MP Antoine Zahra said PM Tammam Salam should not give in to the policy of paralysis exercised by some parties.
30 July 2015, 09:52 TMC: Seven people were injured in an accident involving a passenger van on the Batroun highway.
30 July 2015, 09:43 NNA: The Lebanese army carried out raids in the Akkar town of Mashha in search for people suspected of belonging to armed groups.
30 July 2015, 08:58 ISF arrested 82 people for committing different crimes across Lebanon.
30 July 2015, 08:42 Minister Alice Shabtini denied to VDL (100.5) that PM Tammam Salam would resign.
29 July 2015, 22:23 National News Agency: Lebanese national Khalil Faddoul was abducted after unknown individuals lured him to an area on Syria's border and a ransom worth USD 200,000 has been demanded.
29 July 2015, 19:44 The Civil Aviation chief denied as “totally baseless” a media report alleging that authorities at the airport have been informed by a number of foreign airlines that the they would suspend their flights.
29 July 2015, 19:32 National News Agency: The Rring road has been reopened.
29 July 2015, 19:29 MTV: Houmal municipal chief has handed over his son Elie Daou who is involved in the killing of the officer Rabih Kahil.
29 July 2015, 19:16 Ain Dara residents have blocked the Dahr al-Baydar-Bekaa road in protest at reports of possible transfer of garbage to their region.
29 July 2015, 19:13 National News Agency: Six airlines have informed Lebanon that they will stop their flights to Beirut's airport if garbage continues to be dumped near the facility.
29 July 2015, 18:55 National News Agency: Army troops and policemen have headed to the Ring bridge to reopen it after it was blocked with burning tires.
29 July 2015, 18:24 MTV: The committee following up on the waste disposal crisis failed to reach a solution and will meet again on Thursday night at 7.
29 July 2015, 18:05 Naharnet: A number of young men are blocking the Ring road in Beirut.
29 July 2015, 17:22 NNA: One member of the PFLP-GC was killed and six were wounded in the Qosaya blast.
29 July 2015, 16:27 Interior Minister Nouhad al-Mashnouq ahead of cabinet session: Those who tolerated stone-crushers have no right to object to using their land for landfills.
29 July 2015, 16:24 PFLP-GC official Anwar Raja to al-Mayadeen: An Israeli airstrike targeted our position in Qosaya that overlooks al-Zabadani. Six people were wounded.
29 July 2015, 16:03 LBCI: Beirut Municipal chief Bilal Hamad announced that an emergency plan to collect waste from the capital is underway.
29 July 2015, 15:42 Al-Jadeed: The blast heard in Qosaya was caused by an explosion in a weapons depot for the PFLP-GC.