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19 April 2014, 09:13 Al-Rahi: We hope that a just solution is reached in Syria.
19 April 2014, 09:12 Al-Rahi: We pray to God to take care of those affected by regional crises.
19 April 2014, 09:11 Al-Rahi: We hope that the new president will be up to the challenges facing Lebanon.
19 April 2014, 09:11 Al-Rahi: The whole world expects the parliament to elect a new president and that they elect the best president for Lebanon.
19 April 2014, 09:10 Al-Rahi: We hope that a strong and capable president will be elected through consultations among the political parties.
19 April 2014, 09:10 Al-Rahi: We thank God for the formation of the new government, which is working hard to carry out its duties.
19 April 2014, 09:09 Al-Rahi stressed the need to introduce reform and safeguard the state institutions, which will create stability in Lebanon.
19 April 2014, 09:07 Al-Rahi urged politicians to carry out their national duties towards the people.
19 April 2014, 09:01 Maronite Patriarch Beshara al-Rahi is delivering his Easter address.
19 April 2014, 08:37 TMC: Two people were wounded in a traffic accident between two vehicles on the main road in Toura, Tyre.
18 April 2014, 21:25 LBCI: Three shells launched from the Syrian side of the border landed on the outskirts of al-Noura town in Akkar, and gunshots were recorded near the Grand River stream.
18 April 2014, 20:10 LF sources to MTV: We will request an appointment to meet with Hizbullah officials but we are not sure they will be responsive. But we have to do but we have to do.
18 April 2014, 20:10 Labor Minister Sejaan Qazzi to al-Jadeed: Gemayel is a natural candidate for presidency. He is a de facto nominee. He doesn't need an electoral program first because he has a political history and second, because the system in Lebanon is not a presidential system.
18 April 2014, 20:08 Kataeb sources to MTV: Ex-PM Hariri hailed Gemayel's nomination and we haven't started negotiating with the LF.
18 April 2014, 20:08 MTV: MP Sethrida Geagea telephoned Kataeb party leader Gemayel right after LF leader Geagea announced his presidency, asking for an appointment to coordinate in matters related to the presidential vote.
18 April 2014, 20:01 Health Minister Wael Abou Faour to al-Jadeed: U.N. organizations attempted to trick the state and establish camps for Syrian refugees but they were prevented.
18 April 2014, 19:55 FPM MP Alain Aoun to LBCI: The circumstances are not ripe yet to elect a new president and all data indicate that a leader cannot be elected on Wednesday.
18 April 2014, 19:54 LBCI: PSP leader Aoun will not take part in the parliamentary session on April 23 if consensus was not reached to elect him as president. Hizbullah will commit to the decision made by Aoun, thus will also not head to the parliament along with AMAL who abides by March 8's decision.
18 April 2014, 19:47 Labor Minister Sejaan Qazzi to OTV: Reports about ongoing contacts between the LF and the Kataeb party are not accurate, and talks were not hampered at all on the presidential vote.
18 April 2014, 19:16 ISF: The Baalbek police department arrested fugitive M. S. on charges of opening fire.
18 April 2014, 16:14 Fatfat: We are waiting for Kataeb Party leader Gemayel's final decision before announcing March 14's candidate for presidency. Reports said ongoing contacts are taking place between LF and Kataeb over this matter and we think that this is a positive sign.
18 April 2014, 16:07 Al-Mustaqbal MP Fatfat to al-Arabiya: Geagea has introduced a new approach of political work in Lebanon and a new aspect of democracy by announcing his candidacy, because the tradition before was having negotiations behind the scenes.
18 April 2014, 16:01 MTV: A LF delegation will visit FPM leader MP Michel Aoun in the coming hours to hand him over Geagea's presidential program and to discuss the upcoming elections with him.
18 April 2014, 15:52 VDL (100.5): ISF arrested several people at a checkpoint in Dahr al-Baydar for possessing drugs.
18 April 2014, 15:37 LBCI: Latest reports revealed that LF leader Samir Geagea, not MP Sethrida Geagea, is the person in contact with the Kataeb Party.
18 April 2014, 15:26 The Wadi al-Jamous-Aleppo highway was blocked after a dispute between two families erupted into a fire exchange in the region. Security forces later reopened the blocked road.
18 April 2014, 15:05 LBCI: MP Sethrida Geagea was the person tasked with contacting the Kataeb party over the presidential elections.
18 April 2014, 15:01 LBCI: Contacts between Bikfayya and Maarab are close to consensus on the presidential elections.
18 April 2014, 13:21 Italian deputy Defense Minister Domenico Rossi arrived in Beirut to inspect his country's UNFIL contingent before traveling later on Friday.
18 April 2014, 12:51 LBCI: Al-Mustaqbal sources denied that Hariri would return to Lebanon to attend the parliamentary session to elect a president.
18 April 2014, 12:13 A fire swept through a sponge factory in Louseh in West Bekaa. Firefighters are battling the blaze.
18 April 2014, 11:51 TMC: 4 people were injured in a collision between a pickup truck and a car on the Shekka highway.
18 April 2014, 11:04 Maronite Patriarch Beshara al-Rahi telephoned LF leader Samir Geagea on Thursday night to congratulate him on the announcement of his candidacy and his presidential platform.
18 April 2014, 10:30 Good Friday service attended by President Michel Suleiman is underway at Kaslik.
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