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29 August 2015, 10:17 VDL (93.3): The Lebanese army raided the Jrax neighborhood in al-Minieh and arrested a number of illegal Syrian refugees.
29 August 2015, 09:45 NNA: A young man, Moustafa Terro, was shot to death by his father in the town of Barja.
29 August 2015, 09:20 Social Affairs Minister Rachid Derbas to VDL (100.5): We are not holding on to the government. We were on the verge of a resignation.
29 August 2015, 09:17 Jreij: No cabinet session for next week.
29 August 2015, 09:08 Information Minister Ramzi Jreij to VDL (100.5): I count on the initiative of Speaker Nabih Berri to reactivate dialogue between the political factions.
29 August 2015, 08:29 NNA: An army patrol detonated a hand grenade that was found near Tripoli's al-Tall square.
28 August 2015, 20:29 VDL (100.5): One person was killed in Arsal over a dispute over traffic right of way.
28 August 2015, 20:19 LF chief Samir Geagea is holding talks at Maarab with Tourism Minister Michel Pharaon.
28 August 2015, 19:48 Interior Minister Mashnouq after meeting MP Sami Gemayel: I pledged to exert all possible efforts to remove the garbage from Kesreouan and al-Metn.
28 August 2015, 19:42 LBCI: The "We Want Accountability" protesters arrived at the Interior Ministry amid heavy security measures.
28 August 2015, 19:03 The "We Want Accountability" campaign kicked off a rally from Riad al-Solh Square to the Interior Ministry.
28 August 2015, 18:11 “You Stink” campaign: We demand parliamentary elections.
28 August 2015, 18:10 “You Stink” campaign: We want to hold Mashnouq responsible for last week's unrest and demand the resignation of Environment Minister Mohammed al-Mashnouq.
28 August 2015, 18:10 “You Stink” campaign: We call for a rally for a rally from the Interior Ministry to Martyrs' Square.
28 August 2015, 18:09 “You Stink” campaign: We started off as dozens as protesters and now we are in the thousands.
28 August 2015, 18:09 “You Stink” campaign: We toppled the waste management bids and the wall of shame in less than 24 hours.
28 August 2015, 18:09 “You Stink” campaign during press conference on eve of protest: After we were beaten up, it became clear that the government chose to cover its head in the sand rather than face the truth.
28 August 2015, 17:36 Army chief Jean Qahwaji: The military will not allow outlaws steer protests towards violence.
28 August 2015, 15:10 NNA: State Commissioner to the Military Court Judge Saqr Saqr referred salafist Ahmed al-Asir to the permanent military court over the Abra incidents.
28 August 2015, 15:04 Parliament police command responding to Mashnouq: We did not open fire at protesters and our members were inside the parliament building. We will await the investigation in the unrest.
28 August 2015, 14:49 Mashnouq announced that he suspended his membership in the ministerial committee tasked with tackling the waster disposal crisis.
28 August 2015, 14:38 Mashnouq: I urge maximum restraint during Saturday's scheduled protests.
28 August 2015, 14:33 Mashnouq: Camera footage can attest that some politically-affiliated thugs got involved in the civilian rally and led it to take a violent turn.
28 August 2015, 14:27 Mashnouq: Since Sunday, not a single live bullet was shot during the rallies in downtown Beirut.
28 August 2015, 14:26 Mashnouq: An investigation will be held in the shooting at the protests and the results will be announced next week.
28 August 2015, 14:26 Mashnouq: The ISF and parliament guards were the sides that opened fire during the protests.
28 August 2015, 14:23 Mashnouq: The security forces cannot be portrayed as violators because they too were injured in the rallies. Mistakes were committed.
28 August 2015, 14:23 Mashnouq: Since Sunday, the security forces performed their duties to the fullest.
28 August 2015, 14:22 Mashnouq: We acknowledge that there was an excess use of force at the rallies and those responsible will be held accountable for Saturday's unrest.
28 August 2015, 14:21 Interior Minister Nouhad al-Mashnouq during press conference: We support demonstrations on condition that they do not violate public property.
28 August 2015, 13:48 Lebanese Forces chief Samir Geagea via twitter: I praise the civil society's vigilance. They have presented solutions to the problems.
28 August 2015, 13:23 VDL (93.3): Pro-IS slogans have been sprayed on walls of buildings of the Hariri project in Tripoli's al-Qobbeh.
28 August 2015, 12:30 The FPM demonstration will be held next Friday in downtown Beirut's Martyrs Square at 5:30 pm.
28 August 2015, 12:28 TMC: An individual was injured in a collision between a car and a motorcycle in Shwaifat.
28 August 2015, 11:26 NNA: Saudi ambassador to Lebanon Ali Awad Assiri traveled to London through the Rafic Hariri International Airport.
28 August 2015, 11:26 Aoun: There are discussions to resolve the cabinet crisis.
28 August 2015, 11:22 NNA: Najm al-Fleiti was released by his captors hours after being kidnapped in the outskirts of Arsal.
28 August 2015, 11:17 Aoun invited the FPM supporters to carry out protests next Friday to ask for reform, to call for fighting corruption and ask for participation in decision-making.
28 August 2015, 11:14 Aoun: We partly agree with the demonstrators because unlike what they claim there are reformist politicians in Lebanon.
28 August 2015, 11:10 Aoun: The parliament's extension of its term twice blocked the way to an agreement on an electoral law.
28 August 2015, 11:09 Aoun: We are glad that the people woke up and began demanding for their rights.
28 August 2015, 11:09 But Aoun said the rulers have lost the people’s backing because of rampant corruption which is “blocking the state's arteries.”
28 August 2015, 11:09 Aoun addressed the friendly countries which always call for stability in Lebanon and announce their backing to the government.
28 August 2015, 11:07 Aoun called for the formation of a government that introduces reforms. This is the only reformist plan.
28 August 2015, 11:06 Aoun called for the approval of an electoral law based on proportional representation.
28 August 2015, 11:06 Aoun: We want elections that consolidate legitimacy.
28 August 2015, 11:06 Aoun: We back the latest street protests because the demonstrators have rightful demands.
28 August 2015, 11:05 Aoun reiterated his demand for the election of a president by the people.
28 August 2015, 11:03 Aoun said no ruler can be legitimate if the people don't recognize his legitimacy.
28 August 2015, 11:02 Change and Reform leader MP Michel Aoun said in a press conference that legitimacy is given to the authorities by the people.
28 August 2015, 11:00 VDL (93.3): Unknown assailants kidnapped Lebanese national Najm al-Fleiti from the town of Arsal and had taken him to an unknown destination.
28 August 2015, 10:34 VDL (93.3): Employees of the municipality of Tripoli hold a sit-in demanding a full time employment.
28 August 2015, 10:20 Naameh municipality rejected the reopening of the landfill, saying it hoped that the issue won't be even discussed by politicians.