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31 August 2014, 10:46 Saniora: We are prepared to hold talks to reach an agreement over a president who enjoys the support of all powers.
31 August 2014, 10:45 Saniora: The president should represent national unity, respect the constitution and Baabda Declaration, and unite the people.
31 August 2014, 10:44 Saniora: Electing a new president should be a priority.
31 August 2014, 10:43 Saniora: There can be no arms outside the authority of the state.
31 August 2014, 10:43 Saniora: We support a state of law and back the security forces and Lebanese army.
31 August 2014, 10:42 Saniora: We support a Lebanon of coexistence.
31 August 2014, 10:39 Saniora: I am a Lebanese Arabist Muslim who does not share any common trait with those who claim to be followers of Islam and commit crimes in its name.
31 August 2014, 10:34 Saniora: All forms of terrorism are one and the same and it targets all sides.
31 August 2014, 10:33 Saniora: We would not have reached this stage had the Syrian regime not practiced terrorism and had we not intervened in the Syria war.
31 August 2014, 10:24 MP Fouad Saniora during Lady of the Mountain Gathering meeting: We fear that the unrest in the region spread to Lebanon. We should focus on how to protect our country.
31 August 2014, 09:54 The Labweh road was reopened after being blocked my families of kidnapped Lebanese security personnel.
31 August 2014, 09:31 MP Antoine Zahra to Future TV: We should unite behind the state and its institutions instead of militias and armed groups.
31 August 2014, 09:05 Al-Nusra Front according to Anatolia news agency: We will kill our Shiite captives if Hizbullah continues its battles against us in al-Qalamun.
31 August 2014, 08:15 The families of the kidnapped soldiers blocked the Riyaq-Baalbek highway with burning tires.
31 August 2014, 07:54 The families of the kidnapped security personnel blocked the Labweh road to protest their ongoing captivity.
30 August 2014, 22:46 Al-Nusra Front official: The freed Lebanese soldiers are Ahmed Ghiyyeh, Ibrahim Shaaban, Saleh al-Baradei, Mohammed al-Qaderi, and Wael Darwish.
30 August 2014, 22:45 Al-Nusra Front official: We released 5 Sunni Lebanese soldiers who were in our captivity and they are now in Arsal.
30 August 2014, 21:56 The residents of the town of Mishha blocked the highway near Meniara to protest the abduction of soldier Ibrahim Mustafa Shaaban.
30 August 2014, 21:43 Army Command: An Israeli drone crossed into Lebanese airspace and staged circular flights over the Bekaa regions of Riyaq and Baalbek.
30 August 2014, 21:21 VDL (93.3): Families of kidnapped troops blocked the Rashaya-al-Rafid road in the Western Bekaa with burned tires.
30 August 2014, 18:16 A group of men in the Wadi Khodr region near the Bekaa's Nahle attacked and kicked out employees of the water authority in the area who were transporting water to the neighborhood.
30 August 2014, 17:41 Interior Minister Nouhad al-Mashnouq signed a decree to pay the municipalities' dues from the mobile phone sector's revenues.
30 August 2014, 17:10 Telecommunications Minister Boutros Harb: A March 14 initiative concerning the presidency will be announced soon to overcome the 2-leader phase and start looking for alternatives.
30 August 2014, 16:46 Mufti of Tripoli and the North Sheikh Malek al-Shaar: The torching of a ISIL flag at the Sassine Square was an individual act and we condemn attacking religious symbols, regardless of which sect they represented.
30 August 2014, 16:42 NNA: The international road in Akkar was reopened but the tent set up for protests stayed in place.
30 August 2014, 16:42 LBCI: The international highway near al-Qalamun was blocked by protesters demanding the release of the abducted troops.
30 August 2014, 16:38 Mashnouq: Arsal is a region where clashes continuously take place and this requires important political decisions related to the presence of Syrian refugees and to dealing with the military situation.
30 August 2014, 16:30 Interior Minister Nouhad al-Mashnouq: There is more than one party involved in the efforts to release the kidnapped soldiers.
30 August 2014, 15:18 Muslim Scholars Committee to MTV: We are ready to back to negotiations over the kidnapped soldiers when the situation allows.
30 August 2014, 15:12 NNA: Syrian warplanes flew over the Arsal plains and carried out strikes targeting gunmen positions in the area.
30 August 2014, 14:30 VDL (93.3): A Kuwaiti national was abducted in Baalbek and the kidnappers are demanding a million dollars in exchange for his release.
30 August 2014, 14:11 LBCI: MP and lawyer Ibrahim Kanaan decided to defend the youth who burnt down the ISIL flag in Ashrafieh.
30 August 2014, 13:36 EDL: The work at the facility will not be organized unless those who are occupying it withdraw.
30 August 2014, 12:51 OTV: Families of the kidnapped soldiers and policemen blocked Tripoli's al-Beddawi road.
30 August 2014, 11:30 A meeting is underway between Minister Ali Hassan Khalil and U.N. Special Coordinator for Lebanon Derek Plumbly.
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