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19 September 2014, 18:38 LBCI: Al-Nusra Front has accused the army and Hizbullah of "fabricating" today's attack in Arsal and arresting civilians with the aim of impeding the negotiations.
19 September 2014, 18:30 National News Agency: The ISF is staging armored patrols in Tripoli and a number of fugitives have been arrested.
19 September 2014, 18:19 MTV: The ISF set up several checkpoints throughout Tripoli, inspecting vehicles and pedestrian IDs.
19 September 2014, 18:04 LBCI: A number of Syrians have been arrested in raids in Arsal.
19 September 2014, 18:04 LBCI: A grenade has been hurled near an army checkpoint in al-Omari street in Tripoli's Bab al-Tabbaneh.
19 September 2014, 17:40 OTV: Army artillery is shelling the outskirts of Arsal.
19 September 2014, 17:34 Interior Minister Mashnouq: The Russians have shown willingness to help Lebanon in fighting terrorism and to support it with military equipment.
19 September 2014, 17:33 LBCI: A man has been arrested on charges of plotting robberies in Nabatiyeh, Tyre and Beirut.
19 September 2014, 16:56 Mustaqbal Movement leader MP Saad Hariri contacted Qahwaji to condemn the Arsal attack, “which is aimed at framing the town and its residents.”
19 September 2014, 16:55 OTV: The Arsal blast was caused by a remotely detonated bomb weighing 20 kilograms.
19 September 2014, 16:33 Al-Jadeed: Hizbullah condemned the attack against the army in Arsal, calling for uniting around the military in its confrontation of terrorist threats.
19 September 2014, 16:15 National News Agency: The Lebanese army fired heavy weapons after detecting movements by armed groups in Arsal's outskirts.
19 September 2014, 15:20 LBCI: Syrian aircraft waged a raid on Arsal's outskirts.
19 September 2014, 14:37 TMC: The Corniche al-Mazraa road was blocked with garbage dumpsters to protest power cuts.
19 September 2014, 14:10 VDL (93.3): PM Salam contacted Army chief Qahwaji and Defense Minister Moqbel to discuss the Arsal developments: We must be prepared to confront the takfiri forces on the outskirts of the town.
19 September 2014, 13:18 Minister Nouhad al-Mashnouq urged Aoun to accept a proposal to establish camps for Syrian refugees in border areas.
19 September 2014, 13:07 U.N. Special Coordinator for Lebanon Derek Plumbly visited FPM chief Michel Aoun in Rabieh.
19 September 2014, 12:29 VDL (93.3): At least 2 people were injured in the attack on the army vehicle.
19 September 2014, 12:29 MTV: Arsal's residents transported the casualties of the bombing that targeted the military vehicle to hospitals in the area.
19 September 2014, 12:26 VDL (93.3): PM Salam is holding talks with U.N. Special Coordinator for Lebanon Derek Plumbly.
19 September 2014, 12:20 MTV: Several people were killed and injured when a military vehicle was targeted in a bombing in an area that lies between Wadi Hmeid and al-Mesyada.
19 September 2014, 12:09 Al-Nusra Front to Anatolia New Agency: Our demands are not paralyzing and don't include the release of Syrian opposition figures held in the regime prisons.
19 September 2014, 12:08 NNA: General Security Intelligence arrested six Syrians for belonging to extremist organizations in the South.
19 September 2014, 12:01 VDL (93.3): PM Salam is holding talks with Energy Minister Arthur Nazarian.
19 September 2014, 11:55 U.S. Ambassador David Hale: Cooperation and unity between security agencies will thwart any attempt to plant division.
19 September 2014, 11:02 NNA: The Israeli army fortified its security presence in the Shabaa Farms and Golan Height frontiers.
19 September 2014, 10:59 The Douris road was reopened after it was blocked by the relatives of beheaded soldier Abbas Medlej.
19 September 2014, 10:44 A meeting is underway between PM Tammam Salam and State Security chief George Qaraa.
19 September 2014, 10:30 The army said it arrested a Lebanese and two Syrians in the area of al-Mesyada in Arsal. The Syrians admitted to belonging to terrorist organizations.
19 September 2014, 10:27 FM Jebran Bassil traveled to California for a meeting with Lebanese expats. He will then head to New York to participate in the General Assembly sessions.
19 September 2014, 09:47 The relatives of Abbas Medlej blocked the road in Douris.
19 September 2014, 09:12 MTV: A person was killed after being hit by a car in Tripoli.
19 September 2014, 08:54 A security source to LBCI: The army arrested 3 days ago in Baalbek 3 Syrians, who infiltrated Lebanon. They admitted to witnessing the killing of Abbas Medlej.
19 September 2014, 08:40 ISF detained 52 people for committing various crimes throughout Lebanese territories.
19 September 2014, 08:20 Muslim Scholars sources to VDL (100.5): Currently we are totally far from any mediation to free the kidnapped soldiers
18 September 2014, 22:28 Jreij: The cabinet approved the Higher Relief Committee's request on paying compensations to those affected by the Tripoli clashes from 2011 until 2013.
18 September 2014, 22:28 Jreij: The cabinet said the decree on revising and slashing internet fees is still in effect, asking the telecom minister to turn his suggestions to improve the sector into a draft decree that would be submitted to the cabinet for legalization.
18 September 2014, 22:27 Jreij: Bassil briefed the cabinet on the Jeddah and Paris meetings and the decisions taken there regarding the Lebanese state. He also explained that Lebanon is keen to support the international campaign against terrorism and to dissociate itself from the policies of axes.
18 September 2014, 22:26 Information Minister Jreij after cabinet session: The cabinet has decided to hold a session soon to discuss the issue of Syrian refugees in light of the report that will be submitted by the specialized ministerial panel.
18 September 2014, 22:22 OTV: The cabinet has agreed to carve out a new road linking Roumieh to Beit Mery.
18 September 2014, 22:21 Traffic Management Center: Residents blocked the road with burning tires in Barbir in protest at power cuts.
18 September 2014, 21:06 LBCI: The decrees on the cabinet's agenda have been signed.
18 September 2014, 20:57 Ministerial sources to LBCI: The issue of the signatures needed for the decrees has been resolved following a mediation by Qazzi and Fneish, and all decrees will be signed.
18 September 2014, 20:49 National News Agency: The army raided a Syrian refugee encampent in the Akkar town of al-Qarqaf where it arrested a Syrian man from the Sharrouf family.
18 September 2014, 20:05 MTV: Arsal's municipality is preparing a list containing the names of residents who own property in the mountainous areas in order to give it to the army so that it allows owners of stone crushing plants to practice their profession.
18 September 2014, 19:07 National News Agency: The Israeli army continued fortifying its military posts along the border with Lebanon facing the Adaisseh-Kfarkila road.
18 September 2014, 18:52 NNA: Two Syrians were arrested, while a third managed to escape, as they attempted to smuggle drugs in a rented vehicle in Kfar Rumman.