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29 July 2015, 22:23 National News Agency: Lebanese national Khalil Faddoul was abducted after unknown individuals lured him to an area on Syria's border and a ransom worth USD 200,000 has been demanded.
29 July 2015, 19:44 The Civil Aviation chief denied as “totally baseless” a media report alleging that authorities at the airport have been informed by a number of foreign airlines that the they would suspend their flights.
29 July 2015, 19:32 National News Agency: The Rring road has been reopened.
29 July 2015, 19:29 MTV: Houmal municipal chief has handed over his son Elie Daou who is involved in the killing of the officer Rabih Kahil.
29 July 2015, 19:16 Ain Dara residents have blocked the Dahr al-Baydar-Bekaa road in protest at reports of possible transfer of garbage to their region.
29 July 2015, 19:13 National News Agency: Six airlines have informed Lebanon that they will stop their flights to Beirut's airport if garbage continues to be dumped near the facility.
29 July 2015, 18:55 National News Agency: Army troops and policemen have headed to the Ring bridge to reopen it after it was blocked with burning tires.
29 July 2015, 18:24 MTV: The committee following up on the waste disposal crisis failed to reach a solution and will meet again on Thursday night at 7.
29 July 2015, 18:05 Naharnet: A number of young men are blocking the Ring road in Beirut.
29 July 2015, 17:22 NNA: One member of the PFLP-GC was killed and six were wounded in the Qosaya blast.
29 July 2015, 16:27 Interior Minister Nouhad al-Mashnouq ahead of cabinet session: Those who tolerated stone-crushers have no right to object to using their land for landfills.
29 July 2015, 16:24 PFLP-GC official Anwar Raja to al-Mayadeen: An Israeli airstrike targeted our position in Qosaya that overlooks al-Zabadani. Six people were wounded.
29 July 2015, 16:03 LBCI: Beirut Municipal chief Bilal Hamad announced that an emergency plan to collect waste from the capital is underway.
29 July 2015, 15:42 Al-Jadeed: The blast heard in Qosaya was caused by an explosion in a weapons depot for the PFLP-GC.
29 July 2015, 15:01 Two shells landed on the outskirts of Qosaya in the Bekaa.
29 July 2015, 14:07 Berri according to VDL (100.5): Even the waste disposal file has become a victim of sectarian disputes. The issue should have been tackled a long time ago instead of the last minute.
29 July 2015, 13:21 Beirut police arrested 12 Lebanese, a Palestinian and a Syrian for committing different crimes.
29 July 2015, 13:17 Speaker Nabih Berri's weekly meeting with lawmakers is underway.
29 July 2015, 13:12 VDL (100.5): PM Tammam Salam is holding talks with Telecom Minister Butros Harb.
29 July 2015, 13:09 VDL (100.5): Health Ministry inspectors shut a daycare in Sidon for not having a legal license and not meeting health standards.
29 July 2015, 12:57 Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: 2 Hizbullah members were among 5 dead in an Israeli air strike on the village of Hader on the Syrian side of the Golan Heights.
29 July 2015, 12:53 MP Bahia Hariri: Lebanon today is a body without a head.
29 July 2015, 12:42 Ain Dara's municipality urged residents to head to the Dahr al-Baydar road to hold an anti-waste protest.
29 July 2015, 12:30 Civil Defense firefighters are dousing a bush blaze in the area of al-Berbara.
29 July 2015, 12:28 Minister Alain Hakim said there is no bread crisis in Lebanon, adding he has called for removing trash from outside mills.
29 July 2015, 12:27 NNA: The army intelligence arrested a Syrian woman in the Akkar town of Berqayel but failed to find her wanted husband.
29 July 2015, 11:01 Health ministry inspectors closed an unlicensed lab in Sidon.
29 July 2015, 10:46 NNA: The sounds of the fighting in Syria's Zabadani reverberated across the Bekaa Valley as Israeli warplanes overflew the area at low altitude.
29 July 2015, 10:44 TMC said an individual was injured after being hit by a car in Dora.
29 July 2015, 09:42 TMC: Several people were injured when a pick-up truck and a passenger van collided on al-Qalamoun highway.
29 July 2015, 09:41 The ISF Intelligence Branch arrested in Jdeideh T.Z. for carrying out robberies.
29 July 2015, 09:40 ISF arrested 59 people for committing different crimes across Lebanon.
29 July 2015, 08:47 MP Atef Majdalani did not rule a possible postponement of Thursday’s cabinet session.
29 July 2015, 08:45 NNA: An ISF Intelligence Branch patrol arrested Yasser al-Hassan, who is suspected of killing Bassam Mattar in Ferzol two days ago.
29 July 2015, 08:25 VDL (100.5): An individual was injured in a collision between two vehicles in Elissar.
29 July 2015, 07:28 Gasoline prices dropped LL300 and diesel dropped LL400.