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29 August 2014, 16:09 A British official said the terror threat was being raised in the country to "severe", adding that attacks are "highly likely."

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29 August 2014, 17:03 British PM David Cameron: ISIL is seeking to spread to Lebanon and Jordan. The unrest in Iraq is jeopardizing the security of the region.
29 August 2014, 16:58 Education Minister Bou Saab to VDL (93.3): Students seeking to study abroad began receiving their passing statements today.
29 August 2014, 16:45 LBCI: The army arrested in Wadi Hmayyed two people in a car who hail from Arsal for failing to comply to orders and stop when troops asked them to do so.
29 August 2014, 16:44 MTV: The sound of artillery shelling were heard in the Arsal plains due to the ongoing clashes in the region.
29 August 2014, 16:31 Maronite Patriarch Beshara al-Rahi suggested from Rome that spiritual Sunni and Shiite leaders issue fatwas that forbid Muslims from attacking Christians.
29 August 2014, 16:31 LBCI: A road was reopened in the Arsal plains after demonstrators blocked it to demand solving the kidnapped soldiers' impasse.
29 August 2014, 16:20 Al-Jadeed: A number of gunmen were killed and wounded, while two others were detained in clashes with the army in the Wadi Hmeid region.
29 August 2014, 16:03 Locals blocked with burning tires the road in Bzal in Akkar to protest the ongoing kidnapping of soldiers and security personnel.
29 August 2014, 13:34 A meeting is underway between FM Jebran Bassil and U.S. Ambassador David Hale.
29 August 2014, 12:43 A U.S. shipment of equipment to the army arrived at the airport.
29 August 2014, 12:25 EDL said the firm's managers have informed director general Kamal al-Hayek that they are not responsible for the repercussions, which could result from the work stoppage caused by the contract workers' strike.
29 August 2014, 12:24 VDL (93.3): FM Jebran Bassil is holding talks with EU Ambassador to Lebanon Angelina Eichhorst.
29 August 2014, 12:15 NNA: A child rapist was arrested in al-Beddawi area.
29 August 2014, 11:53 Interior Minister Nouhad al-Mashnouq after meeting FPM chief Michel Aoun in Rabieh: The Arsal incidents are a clear sign there is a time bomb that could explode anytime.
29 August 2014, 11:49 Al-Jadeed: The army arrested several Syrian suspects near Tel Chiha hospital in Zahle.
29 August 2014, 11:11 Grand Mufti Sheikh Abdul Latif Daryan arrived at the Grand Serail for talks with premier Tammam Salam.
29 August 2014, 11:02 VDL (93.3): Interior Minister Nouhad al-Mashnouq held a meeting with FPM chief Michel Aoun in Rabieh.
29 August 2014, 09:55 Security guards foiled an attempt to smuggle around 20 grams of hashish packed in halva into the Zahle prison.
29 August 2014, 09:07 MP Antoine Zahra to Free Lebanon Radio: We should abide by the constitution and swiftly elect a new president.
29 August 2014, 09:04 VDL (93.3): The army upped its security measures on Akkar-Tripoli highway, causing bumper-to-bumper traffic.
29 August 2014, 09:02 Bishop Boulos Sayyah to VDL (100.5): Patriarch Beshara al-Rahi does not have a favorite presidential candidate.
29 August 2014, 09:00 The relatives of the Arsal captives held a sit-in near the Halba Serail to demand their release.
29 August 2014, 08:54 ISF detained 82 people for committing various crimes throughout Lebanese territories.
29 August 2014, 08:36 MP Amin Wehbi to VDL (100.5): The army is on full alert. The situation could be more dangerous if the war in Syria becomes more violent.
29 August 2014, 07:29 VDL (93.3): The army detained in Arsal Khaled al-Krombi while transporting Syrian terrorists.
28 August 2014, 21:27 The Tripoli-Halba road has been blocked at the Burqayel intersection over rumors that the captive soldier Ali al-Sayyed has been beheaded.
28 August 2014, 20:03 MTV: The government did not task anyone with the issue of the abductees and no one raised during the cabinet session the issue of appointing Maj. Gen. Ibrahim for this mission.
28 August 2014, 20:02 LBCI: One of the leaders of Imad Jomaa's group has been detained in Lebanon since 8 months and the judiciary will hear the testimonies of several group members soon.
28 August 2014, 19:55 Military sources to LBCI: New forces from the Airborne Regiment have headed to Arsal as a precaution against any new invasion of the town.
28 August 2014, 19:55 LBCI: Cautious calm is still engulfing Arsal since 2:00 pm, the moment the army finished its operation to free 4 captive troops, but intermittent artillery fire against gunmen in the town's plains is still being heard.
28 August 2014, 19:49 OTV quoting U.S. sources: The situation in Lebanon has entered a very dangerous phase and we warn of new rounds of violence similar to Arsal-2 in other Lebanese areas, which might be accompanied by new waves of assassiantions.
28 August 2014, 19:34 The education ministry said students can start receiving passing school certificates as of Saturday.
28 August 2014, 18:50 Civil society activists rejecting the extension of parliament's term have started marching from the interior ministry towards the Riad al-Solh Square.
28 August 2014, 18:15 TMC: One person was killed and three wounded in a traffic accident between an ambulance and motorcycle in al-Hermel.
28 August 2014, 18:15 LBCI: The army arrested a sixth terrorist in al-Suwairi, Mohammed Barakat, who is wanted on several charges including combating the army.
28 August 2014, 17:50 LBCI: The army arrested a terrorist cell comprising 5 Syrians in the western Bekaa town of al-Suwairi.
28 August 2014, 17:48 The STL adjourned its session to Monday when it will resume hearing the testimony of witness Anick Van De Craats.
28 August 2014, 17:37 Education Minister Elias Bou Saab from Grand Serail: Mashnouq informed us that thousands of gunmen are at the border.
28 August 2014, 17:26 Jreij: The army commander clarified some issues to the prime minister and the phone call was normal and happens regularly between the PM and the security leadership.
28 August 2014, 17:25 Jreij: The cabinet is on alert and it can discuss the security developments at any given time.
28 August 2014, 17:25 Jreij: The cabinet discussed the security situation and sessions will be held Tuesday and Thursday to discuss it.
28 August 2014, 17:22 Jreij: The cabinet approved a decree containing extraordinary articles regarding the 2014 official school exams and the higher education of the students who underwent these exams. The ministry will issue a statement clarifying the mechanism through which the certificates will be granted.
28 August 2014, 17:21 Jreij quoting Salam: After the Muslim Scholars Committee stepped aside, the government will not renounce the duty of exerting its utmost efforts to liberate the abductees and support the army in its confrontation against takfiri terrorism.
28 August 2014, 17:20 Jreij: The interior minister offered a detailed presentation regarding the security situation and the threat of terrorist and takfiri groups against Lebanon, as the rest of ministers voiced their remarks over the issues in question.
28 August 2014, 17:20 Jreij: The interior minister offered a detailed presentation regarding the security situation and the threat of terrorist and takfiri groups against Lebanon, as the rest of ministers voiced their remarks over the issues in question.
28 August 2014, 17:19 Jreij: The foreign minister discussed the fate of the two letters addressed in the name of the state to the ICC prosecutor regarding the assault on Gaza and Mosul's crimes.
28 August 2014, 17:19 Jreij: The conferees discussed the current situation in Arsal and the means to confront all possibilities as the defense minister demonstrated the army's needs.
28 August 2014, 17:18 Information Minister Jreij after cabinet session: Salam raised the issue of electricity and the strike of EDL contract workers and its repercussions.
28 August 2014, 17:16 The cabinet session held at the Grand Serail has ended.
28 August 2014, 17:10 Anadolu news agency: The IS and al-Nusra groups have denied capturing any Lebanese soldier during today's clashes in Arsal's outskirts.