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03 March 2015, 19:51 MTV: Reports of a meeting that gathered MP Michel Aoun and General Jean Qahwaji are untrue, although there are contacts to secure such a meeting.
03 March 2015, 19:15 Mustaqbal bloc: Hizbullah is responsible for pushing the country to the highest level of danger and it is trying to impose its presidential candidate as a sole nominee.
03 March 2015, 19:07 Romain Caillet to AFP: If every person who meets jihadists for interviews will turn into a terror suspect, this will affect a lot of people, and I will continue my work from France.
03 March 2015, 17:12 Bou Saab: The bloc discussed the draft laws that are being stalled in the parliamentary committees and the need to activate them. There are subcommittees and joint committees that are tackling all laws except for those submitted by us and we will exert serious efforts to debate them, topped by the denaturalization and army laws.
03 March 2015, 17:11 Bou Saab: When a component of the government voices objection over a certain decree, this should not mean paralysis, unless there are objections from more than one component.
03 March 2015, 17:10 Bou Saab: The premier's call for consensus is essential but there should not be any obstruction. This means that a minister or two ministers must not be allowed to block decrees in the cabinet.
03 March 2015, 17:10 Bou Saab: We should not be talking about the cabinet's mechanism and the issue of one third or two thirds, as this is a cabinet of necessity and cooperation with all parties is necessary to facilitate the affairs of citizens. We are with productivity and against obstruction.
03 March 2015, 17:09 Bou Saab: Aoun talked about the Levantine Christian meeting and the conspiracies against Christian presence as well as the massacres in Iraq and Syria.
03 March 2015, 17:09 Bou Saab: The cabinet cannot continue its work normally in the absence of a president.
03 March 2015, 17:08 Education Minister Elias Bou Saab after weekly meeting of Change and Reform bloc: The FPM will hold a central rally to commemorate the May 6 anniversary and remind of the massacres that the region witnessed.
03 March 2015, 16:57 Kataeb: Complete internal stability is not possible without a president, who safeguards the constitution and national pact.
03 March 2015, 16:52 A General Security source told AFP that Romain Caillet was barred entry to Beirut on suspicion that he is affiliated with terrorist groups.
03 March 2015, 16:52 Hizbullah condemned the murder of Bader Eid, calling on the concerned authorities to exert all efforts to unearth his killers.
03 March 2015, 16:39 Owners of old rent law buildings: We reject the amendments proposed by the administration and justice committee to the new rent law because it has already taken effect.
03 March 2015, 16:13 LBCI: The army opened fire at suspected gunmen activity in Wadi Hmeid and no clashes erupted between the military and extremists.
03 March 2015, 15:41 Al-Jadeed: The army targeted movements by militants on Wadi Hmeid's peripheries and Arsal's outskirts.
03 March 2015, 15:15 LBCI: The Saadiyat-Dibbiyeh road has been blocked at the al-Sayyar neighborhood in protest at the runover death of the child Mahmoud Kheir.
03 March 2015, 15:02 Al-Jadeed: Residents of al-Dibbieh - Iqlim al-Kharroub blocked the road near al-Nour mosque over the failure to create speed bumps on the main road.
03 March 2015, 14:57 Al-Jadeed: A baby died after being refused admission at a hospital in Akkar because her family did not have sufficient funds for her treatment.
03 March 2015, 13:58 Arsal residents told MTV there is heavy shelling on the town's outskirts.
03 March 2015, 13:01 VDL (100.5): Labor Minister Sejaan Qazzi reviewed the National Social Security Fund's amendments to the medical prescription and called for filling the vacuum at the NSSF.
03 March 2015, 12:28 MTV: Health Minister Abou Faour called for the withdrawal of some products from the Lebanese market for not meeting health standards.
03 March 2015, 12:23 NNA: 17 Assyrians entered Lebanon Monday night through al-Masnaa border-crossing to escape extremist groups in Syria.
03 March 2015, 11:49 VDL (93.3): The cabinet will convene on Thursday.
03 March 2015, 11:49 Salam called for the election of a new head of state and restoring balance to the political life in Lebanon.
03 March 2015, 11:48 Salam expressed hope that goodwill would impact the work of the cabinet positively.
03 March 2015, 11:48 Prime Minister Tammam Salam in a press release: It is my duty and all the ministers to give priority to activate the work of the government.
03 March 2015, 11:32 Deputy Speaker MP Farid Makari chaired the meeting of the joint parliamentary committees.
03 March 2015, 11:32 VDL (93.3): The army shelled gunmen on the outskirts of Ras Baalbek with heavy artillery.
03 March 2015, 11:31 Environment Minister Mohammed al-Mashnouq: The national strategy for sustainable development doesn't belong to a specific part but the whole country.
03 March 2015, 11:23 VDL (93.3): The army raided an area near al-Rahman mosque in Tripoli's Bab al-Tabbaneh neighborhood.
03 March 2015, 10:54 Aoun: There is a systematic eradication of Christians in the Orient.
03 March 2015, 10:54 Aoun after meeting the bishops: Christians shouldn't be dealt with this way.
03 March 2015, 10:37 VDL (93.3): A meeting is underway between PM Tammam Salam and Economy Minister Alain Hakim.
03 March 2015, 10:34 LF MPs Sethrida Geagea and Elie Keyrouz met with Belgium Ambassador to Lebanon Alex Lenaerts in Maarab.
03 March 2015, 10:32 TMC: A person was injured when a car hit him on Khalde highway towards Beirut.
03 March 2015, 10:10 VDL (100.5): A meeting is underway between Maronite Patriarch Beshara al-Rahi and U.N. Special Coordinator for Lebanon Sigrid Kaag.
03 March 2015, 09:57 VDL (93.3): A delegation of bishops visited FPM chief MP Michel Aoun in Rabieh.
03 March 2015, 09:46 ISF: Two individuals wanted for possessing narcotics were arrested on the Dahr al-Baydar checkpoint.
03 March 2015, 09:16 ISF arrested 65 individuals for committing various crimes throughout Lebanon.
03 March 2015, 09:06 MP Marwan Hamadeh to VDL (93.3): The March 14 National Council will play a guiding role for the movement that was launched in 2005.
03 March 2015, 08:50 TMC: A man was injured in a collision between two vehicles in the area of Kfarhim.
03 March 2015, 08:30 MP Atef Majdalani to VDL (100.5): A Sunni-Shiite dialogue can not determine a name for the next president, it only paves the way for electing one.
03 March 2015, 08:28 NNA: A man was injured after he was shot in a personal dispute in the area of Bab al-Tabbaneh in Tripoli on Monday night.
03 March 2015, 08:11 TMC: An individual was injured in a collision between two cars near the area of Fiat bridge.
03 March 2015, 07:20 VDL (93.3): Soldier Mohammed Shabke and wanted suspect Abdul Rahman Ahmed Tamer were killed in an exchange of fire in Bhannine.