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31 March 2015, 07:54 Nizam Mughit, a family member of one of the hostages, warned through VDL (100.5) that the escalatory measures include the closure of roads, Beirut Port and the Casino.
30 March 2015, 20:32 PM Salam left for Kuwait at the head of a delegation to take part in the conference of donor countries.
30 March 2015, 19:54 Saudi Ambassador Asiri to MTV: We're against any foreign interference in Yemen and we're fighting Iran's approach there while it is publicly supporting a certain sect.
30 March 2015, 19:53 Saudi Ambassador Asiri to MTV: The failure of some political forces to elect a president has made them search for excuses.
30 March 2015, 19:52 Saudi Ambassador Asiri to MTV: Nasrallah's remarks contained unjust accusations and reflected a psychological crisis.
30 March 2015, 19:40 Hizbullah Minister Hussein al-Hajj Hassan: Salam's stance at the Arab Summit was not discussed in cabinet and it does not reflect the viewpoint of all Lebanese.
30 March 2015, 18:49 Spokesman for families of captive servicemen to VDL (93.3): They are burning tires outside the Grand Serail in protest at the procrastination in the case.
30 March 2015, 17:54 Finance Minister Khalil: Customs raided a depot for manufacturing dietary supplements and proteins in Beit al-Shaar and there will be no leniency with violators.
30 March 2015, 17:53 National News Agency: Unknown gunmen kidnapped the citizen Hussein Seifeddine in the town of Arsal and took him to its outskirts.
30 March 2015, 17:43 Kataeb Party: We back the government's official position that was supportive of the Arab stance on Yemen's events.
30 March 2015, 15:33 Closing statement of Bkirki spiritual summit: We have decided to turn the spiritual summit into an institution and to meet on periodic basis. The captives and detainees must be released and we laud the role of the army and security forces in protecting Lebanon's security and stability. We call for providing all the needs of security forces so that they can continue performing this national mission.
30 March 2015, 15:32 Closing statement of Bkirki spiritual summit: These waves of violence have not spared any of the religions and sects. Christians were persecuted, oppressed and displaced, and the last example was the attacks on Assyrians.
30 March 2015, 15:32 Closing statement of Bkirki spiritual summit on political and military developments in the region, specifically Yemen: We hope these developments will be contained in a manner that preserves the Arab countries' unity, security and stability.
30 March 2015, 15:31 Closing statement of Bkirki spiritual summit: Christian presence in our countries is authentic and predates Islam by several centuries and it will continue.
30 March 2015, 15:31 Closing statement of Bkirki spiritual summit: Christian presence has an essential role in giving this Levant a key role.
30 March 2015, 15:29 Closing statement of Bkirki spiritual summit: The phenomenon of terrorism in the region must be confronted culturally, educationally and politically. It must be fought through unifying the ranks of moderation, boosting its position and modernizing the religious rhetoric.
30 March 2015, 15:28 Closing statement of Bkirki spiritual summit: The circumstances of the refugees require active international action and an increase in aid and the international community must realize that Lebanon's capacity is limited.
30 March 2015, 15:28 Closing statement of Bkirki spiritual summit: The wars in Syria and Iraq have caused countless disasters, including displacement, and the unorganized entry of Syrian refugees surpassed Lebanon's coping capacity at several levels, from security to housing, labor, health, education, transport and food reserve, which has depleted a treasury that is reeling under the burden of debt.
30 March 2015, 15:27 Closing statement of Bkirki spiritual summit: It is necessary to resort to the ballot boxes in the parliament in line with the Constitution. We encourage dialogue, but all these dialogue sessions have only yielded little results, as the election of a president must remain a critical and vital issue because the Maronite Christian president is the guarantee for coexistence.
30 March 2015, 15:26 Closing statement of Bkirki spiritual summit: We urge officials to give the social and economic affairs utmost attention and we call for speeding up the adoption of the state budget, curbing unjustified expenditure, and boosting investment spending in order to activate the economic cycle.
30 March 2015, 15:26 Closing statement of Bkirki spiritual summit: We call on all political forces to abide by the national interest in order to exit the dilemma of vacuum.
30 March 2015, 15:25 Closing statement of Bkirki spiritual summit: The delay in electing a president is negatively affecting all public and constitutional institutions, which are being paralyzed one after another.
30 March 2015, 15:23 Closing statement of Bkirki spiritual summit: We express our concern over the continued presidential vacuum, given the threat this constitutional vacuum poses to Lebanon's sovereignty, security and cultural formula.
30 March 2015, 14:17 The families of the hostages reopened the Saifi road.
30 March 2015, 14:14 TMC: Two people were injured in a collision between a car and a motorcycle on the main road of al-Beddawi.
30 March 2015, 14:07 The relatives of the hostages: We took to the street after receiving information that the negotiations have stopped.
30 March 2015, 14:06 The families of the captives: If the government does not have any serious solution, we will take unprecedented measures starting tomorrow.
30 March 2015, 14:06 The relatives of the captive servicemen: Our step today was aimed at sending the authorities a warning because they don't have any information to appease the families.
30 March 2015, 13:26 Judge Saqr Saqr approved the permanent Military Court's decision to separate the case of former Minister Michel Samaha from that of Syrian official Ali al-Mamlouk.
30 March 2015, 13:23 One of the relatives of the kidnapped servicemen: We will move our tents from Riad al-Solh square to the Saifi road.
30 March 2015, 13:12 MTV: The relatives of the captive servicemen blocked the Saifi road.
30 March 2015, 13:03 LBCI: The relatives of the captive servicemen are heading to downtown Beirut's Saifi area to block the road there.
30 March 2015, 12:42 NNA: Financial Prosecutor Ali Ibrahim charged a real estate expert with bribery.
30 March 2015, 12:19 NNA: Israeli warplanes broke the sound barrier while overflying the villages of the Western sector and the towns of Tyre.
30 March 2015, 11:57 British Ambassador Tom Fletcher confirmed to PM Tammam Salam during a phone call that the UK would be contributing an additional £1 million to the STL.
30 March 2015, 10:46 TMC: An individual was injured in a car crash in Ashrafiyeh's Karm al-Zaitoun area.
30 March 2015, 10:44 VDL (100.5): Religious leaders met at a summit held in Bkirki.
30 March 2015, 08:54 ISF arrested 46 people for committing different crimes across Lebanon.
30 March 2015, 08:45 Naim Sawaya, the head of the truckers syndicate, to VDL (93.3): Work to refill Beirut Port's fourth basin has not resumed. The truckers are waiting for the Bkirki meeting to decide on their next move.
30 March 2015, 08:34 Minister Rashid Derbas to VDL (100.5): The U.S. Ambassador informed me that Washington will provide a huge assistance to Lebanon at the Kuwait donors conference.
30 March 2015, 08:25 Bishop Samir Mazloum denied to VDL (93.3) that the spiritual summit in Bkirki will be transformed into a permanent institution for consultations.
30 March 2015, 08:25 VDL (93.3): The army detained at night Abdullah al-Jaghbari who is wanted on terror-links and seized arms at his home in Bab al-Ramel.
30 March 2015, 08:23 Civil defense groups are extinguishing fire that erupted at a vehicle in Beirut's Hamra area and another in Majdel Baana.
30 March 2015, 08:22 VDL (93.3): The army opened fire on two individuals riding a motorcycle in Tripoli's Bab al-Tabbaneh after they failed to stop at a checkpoint. One of them was injured.