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18 April 2014, 16:01 MTV: A LF delegation will visit FPM leader MP Michel Aoun in the coming hours to hand him over Geagea's presidential program and to discuss the upcoming elections with him.
18 April 2014, 15:52 VDL (100.5): ISF arrested several people at a checkpoint in Dahr al-Baydar for possessing drugs.
18 April 2014, 15:37 LBCI: Latest reports revealed that LF leader Samir Geagea, not MP Sethrida Geagea, is the person in contact with the Kataeb Party.
18 April 2014, 15:26 The Wadi al-Jamous-Aleppo highway was blocked after a dispute between two families erupted into a fire exchange in the region. Security forces later reopened the blocked road.
18 April 2014, 15:05 LBCI: MP Sethrida Geagea was the person tasked with contacting the Kataeb party over the presidential elections.
18 April 2014, 15:01 LBCI: Contacts between Bikfayya and Maarab are close to consensus on the presidential elections.
18 April 2014, 13:21 Italian deputy Defense Minister Domenico Rossi arrived in Beirut to inspect his country's UNFIL contingent before traveling later on Friday.
18 April 2014, 12:51 LBCI: Al-Mustaqbal sources denied that Hariri would return to Lebanon to attend the parliamentary session to elect a president.
18 April 2014, 12:13 A fire swept through a sponge factory in Louseh in West Bekaa. Firefighters are battling the blaze.
18 April 2014, 11:51 TMC: 4 people were injured in a collision between a pickup truck and a car on the Shekka highway.
18 April 2014, 11:04 Maronite Patriarch Beshara al-Rahi telephoned LF leader Samir Geagea on Thursday night to congratulate him on the announcement of his candidacy and his presidential platform.
18 April 2014, 10:30 Good Friday service attended by President Michel Suleiman is underway at Kaslik.
18 April 2014, 09:33 The ISF Intelligence Bureau arrested overnight Ali Farasha, a wanted fighter from Jabal Mohsen, in the Akkar town of Ain Yaacoub.
18 April 2014, 08:44 ISF arrested 59 people for committing different crimes throughout Lebanon.
18 April 2014, 08:35 MP Samir al-Jisr to VDL (100.5): Saad Hariri is expected to attend the session to elect a new president but nothing is final yet.
18 April 2014, 08:34 Bishop Samir Mazloum to VDL (100.5): The president might not be elected from the first round but it would be a start.
18 April 2014, 08:30 VDL (93.3): Mahmoud Bekdash was arrested on Thursday night during army raids in Tripoli's Bab al-Tabbaneh and Starco.
17 April 2014, 22:41 LBCI: A Syrian helicopter fired two missiles at the Khirbet Daoud area in Arsal's outskirts.
17 April 2014, 19:56 MTV: LF's sources are counting on the votes of independents and al-Mustaqbal in Geagea's presidential bid.
17 April 2014, 19:55 MTV: The March 14 forces are seeking to nominate one presidential candidate, but if no agreement was reached, the nominee who gets less votes in the first round would withdraw in favor of the other.
17 April 2014, 18:59 LF leader Geagea held talks in Maarab with U.S. Ambassador Hale over the latest political developments in Lebanon and the region.
17 April 2014, 18:57 LBCI: The suspicious car in Arsal's Wadi Hmayyed did not contain any explosives but it turned out to be stolen.
17 April 2014, 17:25 LBCI: State Security detected a suspected bomb-laden car in Arsal's Wadi Hmayyed and a military expert is inspecting it.
17 April 2014, 16:43 Salam: We have no reason to be doubtful over the elections. Lebanon's democracy will be respected.
17 April 2014, 16:42 Salam: I am optimistic over the possibility of staging the elections. There is no reason for the polls to be postponed seeing as democracy is being applied.
17 April 2014, 16:42 Salam on presidential elections: We believe that the polls can be held given that a government was formed and parliament has resumed its sessions.
17 April 2014, 16:41 Salam: We hope that the upcoming weeks will witness a breakthrough over the new wage scale.
17 April 2014, 16:39 Salam on presidential elections: It is our duty to comply with national demands, especially if they are made by Bkirki.
17 April 2014, 16:38 Salam: We hope the holidays will be joyous for all.
17 April 2014, 16:38 Salam: The patriarch is a leading spiritual figure in Lebanon and his words hold sway over fateful and daily affairs.
17 April 2014, 16:37 Salam after meeting al-Rahi: The patriarch is a source of trust for all the Lebanese.
17 April 2014, 16:21 VDL (93.3): Health Minister Wael Abou Faour held talks with U.S. Ambassador to Lebanon David Hale over the latest developments.