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18 September 2014, 08:00 NNA: The Israeli army fired at dawn flares over Mount Hermon amid heavy overflights.
17 September 2014, 22:39 The Qalamun branch of the IS has threatened the Lebanese state with beheading another soldier in 24 hours, accusing it of procrastination.
17 September 2014, 21:53 LBCI: The army fired flares over Wadi Hmeid after detecting suspicious movements in the area.
17 September 2014, 20:58 MTV quoting Syrian source: Army First Adjutant Kamal al-Hujeiri is now in the hands of the Islamic State.
17 September 2014, 20:47 Ex-PM Hariri: Let them act to end the presidential vacuum and we will be ready to take part in any other juncture.
17 September 2014, 20:45 Ex-PM Hariri: A lot will be said about an alleged deal to extend the parliament's term, but there is no deal. We simply won't take part in parliamentary elections before a president is elected.
17 September 2014, 20:03 MTV: Sources have confirmed that the Aoun-Nasrallah meeting led to an agreement over extending parliament's term and distributing roles in a way that Hizbullah would vote for extension and Aoun would reject it to preserve his popularity among Christians.
17 September 2014, 19:55 Traffic Management Center: The Sidon-Tyre highway has been reopened after it was blocked in Sarafand in protest at power cuts.
17 September 2014, 19:48 OTV: Sources informed on the Jumblat-Aoun talks hoped similar meetings will be held between other leaders.
17 September 2014, 19:47 OTV: IS members who hail from Tripoli along with some foreigners are in control of some Tripoli neighborhoods and they might create new tensions in the city.
17 September 2014, 19:46 Traffic Management Center: The Sidon-Tyre highway has been blocked in both directions in Sarafand in protest at power cuts.
17 September 2014, 19:44 Army Command: Gunmen abducted First Adjutant Kamal al-Hujeiri during a visit to his father's farm in Arsal's outskirts.
17 September 2014, 19:40 MP Ibrahim Kanaan to Future TV: We believe that the date of the parliamentary polls should precede the presidential vote's, because they had been scheduled for 2013.
17 September 2014, 19:39 Mustaqbal bloc MP Jamal al-Jarrah to Future TV: The priority is for the election of a president and Aoun is impeding this vote while saying he wants parliamentary polls.
17 September 2014, 19:38 Security sources to al-Manar: The theft of cattle from Arsal's outskirts is an attempt to provide food as the siege on the armed groups is getting tighter and main supply lines have been severed.
17 September 2014, 18:55 Future TV: Seven Syrians were arrested in the town of Bqusta during Lebanese army raids.
17 September 2014, 18:48 PSP chief MP Walid Jumblat held talks with U.N. Special Coordinator for Lebanon Derek Plumbly.
17 September 2014, 18:35 Al-Jadeed: The army is raiding Syrian encampments in Bqusta and Karkha north of Sidon and the nearby areas.
17 September 2014, 18:32 PM Salam chaired a meeting for the committee tasked with following up on the solid waste file before tackling the issue at cabinet on Thursday.
17 September 2014, 18:26 Mustaqbal bloc: Confronting terrorism is an ethical responsibility and we call on everyone to adhere to the dissociation policy and abide by the Baabda Declaration instead of implicating Lebanon in foreign crises.
17 September 2014, 16:31 LBCI: A delegation from the family of army First Adjutant Kamal al-Hujeiri has headed to Arsal's plains to meet the gunmen who abducted him while on his way to Wadi Hmeid.
17 September 2014, 14:31 VDL (93.3): Gunmen abducted soldier Kamal al-Hujeiri from his Wadi Hmeid farm and took him to an unknown location.
17 September 2014, 13:41 Speaker Nabih Berri's weekly meeting with lawmakers kicked off in Ain el-Tineh.
17 September 2014, 13:04 VDL (93.3): Bassil is holding talks with Iranian Ambassador Mohammed Fathali.
17 September 2014, 12:58 VDL (93.3): Hale left the Bustros Palace without making any statement.
17 September 2014, 12:22 Jumblat: I am convinced with Aoun's rational behind his candidacy to the presidency.
17 September 2014, 12:19 Jumblat: Coordination among us is ongoing.
17 September 2014, 12:19 Jumblat: We discussed issues that concern the nation.
17 September 2014, 12:18 Aoun after meeting Jumblat: We had mutual viewpoints. Coordination among us is ongoing. We didn't discuss the presidential elections.
17 September 2014, 12:03 VDL (100.5): An army unite detained two Syrians after carrying out a raid on a refugees encampment in Minyeh.
17 September 2014, 12:02 VDL (100.5): FM Jebran Bassil held talks with U.S. Ambassador David Hale.
17 September 2014, 11:30 VDL (100.5): MP Marwan Hamadeh headed a meeting of the environment committee. The Environment Minister explained the ministry's program.
17 September 2014, 11:05 FPM chief MP Michel Aoun arrived in Clemenceau for talks with PSP leader MP Walid Jumblat.
17 September 2014, 10:23 NNA: A tripartite meeting is underway in Naqoura.
17 September 2014, 09:56 A handover ceremony went underway at Dar al-Fatwa a day after Grand Mufti Sheikh Abdul Latif Daryan's inauguration.
17 September 2014, 09:55 ISF detained 88 people for committing various crimes throughout Lebanese territories.
17 September 2014, 09:52 Minister Araiji: International support for the Lebanese army at the level of armament is a must to enable it to bear the burden of Syrian refugees in light of the current security risk.
17 September 2014, 09:43 Culture Minister Rony Araiji to VDL (93.3): The government took a decision to set the first refugee camp on its border but we faced some technical problems. The issue will be discussed at the cabinet session tomorrow.
17 September 2014, 09:38 A meeting is underway between Foreign Minister Jebran Basil and Director of UNDP Helen Clark at the head of a delegation.
17 September 2014, 08:51 MP Atef Majdalani to VDL (93.3): March 14 alliance has set a mechanism to approach the other party in a bid to agree on a consensual candidate for the presidency and save the country.
17 September 2014, 08:45 VDL (93.3): The road in Arsal was blocked by residents.
17 September 2014, 08:39 MP Salim Salhab to VDL (100.5): A deal was held to extend the tenure of the parliament but the Change and Reform bloc will vote against it and challenge it.