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28 August 2015, 17:36 Army chief Jean Qahwaji: The military will not allow outlaws steer protests towards violence.
28 August 2015, 15:10 NNA: State Commissioner to the Military Court Judge Saqr Saqr referred salafist Ahmed al-Asir to the permanent military court over the Abra incidents.
28 August 2015, 15:04 Parliament police command responding to Mashnouq: We did not open fire at protesters and our members were inside the parliament building. We will await the investigation in the unrest.
28 August 2015, 14:49 Mashnouq announced that he suspended his membership in the ministerial committee tasked with tackling the waster disposal crisis.
28 August 2015, 14:38 Mashnouq: I urge maximum restraint during Saturday's scheduled protests.
28 August 2015, 14:33 Mashnouq: Camera footage can attest that some politically-affiliated thugs got involved in the civilian rally and led it to take a violent turn.
28 August 2015, 14:27 Mashnouq: Since Sunday, not a single live bullet was shot during the rallies in downtown Beirut.
28 August 2015, 14:26 Mashnouq: An investigation will be held in the shooting at the protests and the results will be announced next week.
28 August 2015, 14:26 Mashnouq: The ISF and parliament guards were the sides that opened fire during the protests.
28 August 2015, 14:23 Mashnouq: The security forces cannot be portrayed as violators because they too were injured in the rallies. Mistakes were committed.
28 August 2015, 14:23 Mashnouq: Since Sunday, the security forces performed their duties to the fullest.
28 August 2015, 14:22 Mashnouq: We acknowledge that there was an excess use of force at the rallies and those responsible will be held accountable for Saturday's unrest.
28 August 2015, 14:21 Interior Minister Nouhad al-Mashnouq during press conference: We support demonstrations on condition that they do not violate public property.
28 August 2015, 13:48 Lebanese Forces chief Samir Geagea via twitter: I praise the civil society's vigilance. They have presented solutions to the problems.
28 August 2015, 13:23 VDL (93.3): Pro-IS slogans have been sprayed on walls of buildings of the Hariri project in Tripoli's al-Qobbeh.
28 August 2015, 12:30 The FPM demonstration will be held next Friday in downtown Beirut's Martyrs Square at 5:30 pm.
28 August 2015, 12:28 TMC: An individual was injured in a collision between a car and a motorcycle in Shwaifat.
28 August 2015, 11:26 NNA: Saudi ambassador to Lebanon Ali Awad Assiri traveled to London through the Rafic Hariri International Airport.
28 August 2015, 11:26 Aoun: There are discussions to resolve the cabinet crisis.
28 August 2015, 11:22 NNA: Najm al-Fleiti was released by his captors hours after being kidnapped in the outskirts of Arsal.
28 August 2015, 11:17 Aoun invited the FPM supporters to carry out protests next Friday to ask for reform, to call for fighting corruption and ask for participation in decision-making.
28 August 2015, 11:14 Aoun: We partly agree with the demonstrators because unlike what they claim there are reformist politicians in Lebanon.
28 August 2015, 11:10 Aoun: The parliament's extension of its term twice blocked the way to an agreement on an electoral law.
28 August 2015, 11:09 Aoun: We are glad that the people woke up and began demanding for their rights.
28 August 2015, 11:09 But Aoun said the rulers have lost the people’s backing because of rampant corruption which is “blocking the state's arteries.”
28 August 2015, 11:09 Aoun addressed the friendly countries which always call for stability in Lebanon and announce their backing to the government.
28 August 2015, 11:07 Aoun called for the formation of a government that introduces reforms. This is the only reformist plan.
28 August 2015, 11:06 Aoun called for the approval of an electoral law based on proportional representation.
28 August 2015, 11:06 Aoun: We want elections that consolidate legitimacy.
28 August 2015, 11:06 Aoun: We back the latest street protests because the demonstrators have rightful demands.
28 August 2015, 11:05 Aoun reiterated his demand for the election of a president by the people.
28 August 2015, 11:03 Aoun said no ruler can be legitimate if the people don't recognize his legitimacy.
28 August 2015, 11:02 Change and Reform leader MP Michel Aoun said in a press conference that legitimacy is given to the authorities by the people.
28 August 2015, 11:00 VDL (93.3): Unknown assailants kidnapped Lebanese national Najm al-Fleiti from the town of Arsal and had taken him to an unknown destination.
28 August 2015, 10:34 VDL (93.3): Employees of the municipality of Tripoli hold a sit-in demanding a full time employment.
28 August 2015, 10:20 Naameh municipality rejected the reopening of the landfill, saying it hoped that the issue won't be even discussed by politicians.
28 August 2015, 09:52 VDL (93.3): The army raided areas in Tripoli's Abi Samra and arrested Adnan Mohammed on suspicions of belonging to the Islamic State group.
28 August 2015, 09:16 NNA: A three-year-old boy died after his house in the Akkar town of Harar was engulfed in flames.
28 August 2015, 09:12 MP Salim Salhab to VDL (93.3): Boycotting the cabinet sessions was a positive move. The ball is now in Salam's court to answer our demands starting with the security appointments.
28 August 2015, 08:52 TMC: A man succumbed to his wounds after being hit by a car overnight on the Habboush road in Nabatieh.
28 August 2015, 08:50 NNA: Three trucks transporting wastes from Beirut to Arsal were stopped in al-Labweh overnight.
28 August 2015, 08:34 ISF arrested 63 individuals on drug crimes, theft and fraud.
27 August 2015, 19:41 Bassil: We reached consensus so that our movement can be strong today.
27 August 2015, 19:30 Bassil: They won't be able to defeat our will. They will target us and try to isolate us with the “takfiri sword” and the sword of politics. They will obstruct our projects and try to prevent us from making achievements. They will try to eliminate us in the square, administrations, ministries and presidency, but we shall fall and rise because we are the sons of resurrection.
27 August 2015, 19:28 Bassil: The General will remain the movement's temporal and eternal leader.
27 August 2015, 19:14 Bassil: The movement is strong by its principles and regional decentralization in the implementation of its decisions.
27 August 2015, 19:12 Bassil: We're a movement that is smaller than Lebanon and bigger than the Levant.
27 August 2015, 19:10 Bassil: Consensus is a form of democracy and we're advocates of a strong president.
27 August 2015, 19:08 Bassil: The movement is the salvation of Christians and the hope of the Lebanese and the people of the Levant.
27 August 2015, 19:05 FM Bassil announcing his program and vision after winning the FPM's presidency uncontested: We are the General's guarantee and he has never sought a guarantee except from his people.
27 August 2015, 18:33 Two sit-ins got underway in Tripoli and Akkar and protesters are warning against any attempt to dump garbage from other regions in the North district.
27 August 2015, 18:09 OTV: Jumblat held phone talks with General Aoun over the latest developments.
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