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06 October 2015, 10:44 VDL (93.3): The parliamentary waste committee meeting kicked off at the Grand Serail.
06 October 2015, 10:42 MP Michel Aoun arrived at Nejmeh Square accompanied by MP Ibrahim Kanaan to take part in the national dialogue.
06 October 2015, 10:29 VDL (93.3): Ministers Nouhad al-Mashnouq and Akram Shehayyen arrived at the Grand Serail to take part in the waste committee meeting headed by PM Tammam Salam.
06 October 2015, 10:27 VDL (93.3): A meeting is underway between PM Tammam Salam and a delegation of MPs from Minieh-Dinnieh.
06 October 2015, 10:07 TMC: An individual was injured in a car crash on the main road of Kfarhim.
06 October 2015, 09:27 ISF arrested 91 people for committing different crimes across Lebanon.
06 October 2015, 08:43 MP Amin Wehbe to VDL (100.5): Aoun's participation in today's dialogue is welcomed and if they want to solve the issue of military promotions let them vote.
06 October 2015, 08:43 Minister Rashid Derbas to VDL (100.5): A simple majority is enough to promote the military officers. Even if I were against it, I will have to accept it.
05 October 2015, 18:13 VDL (100.5): Minister Shehayyeb, Interior Minister Nouhad al-Mashnouq, a delegation from the Development and Construction Council, and concerned experts arrived at the Grand Serail.
05 October 2015, 17:24 Families of Arsal captives: We will mobilize at Riad al-Solh square on Tuesday.
05 October 2015, 16:44 SCC: Our sacrifices are aimed at preventing the collapse of Lebanon's system.
05 October 2015, 16:43 SCC: The national dialogue would not have convened had it not been from pressure from the people.
05 October 2015, 16:42 SCC: The ruling class has proven that it will only act after pressure from the people.
05 October 2015, 16:42 SCC during press conference: We call for a strike on October 20 and 24 and November 4.
05 October 2015, 15:49 VDL (93.3): Three people were killed in an accident between two cars and an oil tanker at al-Ruweisat intersection on the Metn highway.
05 October 2015, 15:25 LBCI: The health ministry kicked off a campaign to close all unlicensed water treatment stations.
05 October 2015, 15:23 Judge Sakr Sakr tasked the military police and army intelligence to carry out investigations on the Chtaura bomb incident.
05 October 2015, 14:43 TMC: A man was injured in a collision between three vehicles on the Aintoura highway.
05 October 2015, 14:00 LBCI: Health Minister Wael Abou Faour asked the governor of Beirut to take the necessary measures and close down Cassino restaurant and pub in Sodeco for failure to meet the health standards.
05 October 2015, 13:21 Security source to VDL (100.5): A second bomb was not discovered in Chtaura and the security forces did not halt the van that was targeted.
05 October 2015, 13:15 VDL (93.3): PM Tammam Salam is holding a meeting with the new Turkish ambassador to Lebanon.
05 October 2015, 12:52 Al-Manar: The army is dismantling a second bomb discovered in the same area in Chtaura.
05 October 2015, 12:41 Mustaqbal MP Mohammed al-Hajjar: What happened today is that they have files in principle, but they do not have the answers.
05 October 2015, 12:30 LBCI: The "Hizbullah" passengers bus that was targeted by a bomb was heading from Beirut to Syria through a side road behind the customs center in Chtaura.
05 October 2015, 12:22 VDL (93.3): A bomb exploded in the area of Chtaura targeting a passengers bus that went unharmed.
05 October 2015, 12:21 Qabbani: We suspended today's session because it took a shameful turn as shown on camera.
05 October 2015, 12:20 Qabbani: I hope that Speaker Nabih Berri would make our meetings public.
05 October 2015, 12:18 Qabbani: I challenge any of those MPs to present any electricity bill that I have not paid.
05 October 2015, 12:18 Qabbani: It is shameful to see such barbarism in communication at parliament.
05 October 2015, 12:18 MP Mohammed Qabbani after Public Works Committee meeting: A certain movement attempted when the media entered the meeting to create a dispute similar to what happened at cabinet a few months ago.
05 October 2015, 12:11 LBCI: The army raided at dawn the Syrian encampments in Akkar's Minyara plains and arrested 21 individuals.
05 October 2015, 12:08 Labor Minister Sejaan Qazzi to VDL (100.5): The trash must be removed from the streets and PM Salam is working day and night to find a solution for that.
05 October 2015, 12:07 PM Tammam Salam is holding talks with Tourism Minister Michel Pharaon.
05 October 2015, 12:06 Interior Minister Nouhad al-Mashnouq held a meeting with the German ambassador to Lebanon Martin Huth and had earlier met with State Prosecutor Judge Samir Hammoud.
05 October 2015, 11:55 Nicolas: The Mustaqbal Movement was afraid of the files in our possession, so its MPs sought to obstruct the Public Works Committee meeting.
05 October 2015, 11:53 Change and Reform MP Nabil Nicolas: We had three questions to ask to the committee, but the Mustaqbal MP accused us that there are $700 million that have gone missing.
05 October 2015, 11:49 Finance Minister Ali Hassan Khalil: The dispute that broke out at the Public Works Committee does not concern me and I have a technical and scientific stance.
05 October 2015, 11:47 MP Hikmat Deeb: I requested that the discussions at the Public Works Committee be made public.
05 October 2015, 11:44 PM Tammam Salam is holding talks with Labor Minister Sejaan Qazzi.
05 October 2015, 11:36 A meeting is underway between PM Tammam Salam and Information Minister Ramzi Jreij.
05 October 2015, 11:27 A scuffle erupted between Mustaqbal and Change and Reform MPs during a Works Committee meeting while it was discussing the electricity file.
05 October 2015, 11:12 Agriculture Minister Akram Shehayyeb: Toxic voices must be reduced in order for us to be able to remove the wastes. Everybody must realize that there will be no settlements before we finish working on this file.
05 October 2015, 11:09 Contract employees to LBCI: Works have been suspended at the National Electrical Utility Company (NEUC) Debbas which provides services to EDL within al-Chiyah and the south, for the failure to pay the wages.
05 October 2015, 11:07 FPM chief MP Michel Aoun is holding talks with Russian Ambassador to Lebanon Alexander Zaspykin.