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16 September 2014, 18:10 Syrian President Assad: The fight against terrorism starts by pressuring the states that support terrorist groups while claiming to combat terrorism.

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16 September 2014, 17:47 Salam: We urge the political forces to abide by the spirit of dialogue and this can only happen through the election of a president.
16 September 2014, 17:46 Salam: There can be no security for a country in which some of its sons feel that their rights are incomplete.
16 September 2014, 17:46 Salam: Let us all, Muslims and Christians, commit to a real partnership ... We either rise together or fall together and no group can accomplish its own project.
16 September 2014, 17:45 Salam: We call on Dar al-Fatwa to devise a roadmap to defuse sectarian tensions.
16 September 2014, 17:44 Salam: We urge every keen Muslim to contribute to a quick solution to this painful situation.
16 September 2014, 17:43 Salam: The obstruction of the presidential vote has caused major damage to Christians not to mention its definite harm against Lebanon.
16 September 2014, 17:42 Salam: The new Maronite Christian president of the Lebanese republic must be elected today before tomorrow.
16 September 2014, 17:42 Salam: Christians and Muslims are the owners of this land and we have equal rights and duties.
16 September 2014, 17:41 Salam: This area of the world, which is the cradle of human civilization, has witnessed creative Christian-Muslim coexistence. This coexistence has been dealt a severe blow at the hands of these takfiri groups that have displaced Christians.
16 September 2014, 17:40 Salam: Amid the events in the region, our youths need someone who can guide them, because bigotry is the fuel of strife.
16 September 2014, 17:40 Salam: We in the government are confronting the phenomenon of terrorism with all our capacity and our armed forces are performing their duties in this regard, but the main responsibility in countering this takfiri ideology rests on the shoulders of Dar al-Fatwa.
16 September 2014, 17:39 Salam: Some members of the takfiri groups, which exploit people with weak minds and faith, have arrived in Lebanon, but I stress that we will carry on with our efforts regarding the abducted troops and that we won't rest before they return safely to their families.
16 September 2014, 17:38 Salam: Islam -- the religion of love, moderation and tolerance -- is nowadays facing a fierce assault from takfiri groups who are murdering, slaughtering, displacing children and women, destroying communities, and imposing practices and lifestyles that cannot be accepted by any religion or mind.
16 September 2014, 17:37 Salam: All eyes are on Dar al-Fatwa and its national role in boosting unity among Muslims, promoting Islamic-Christian dialogue, and keeping the channels of communication and dialogue open with everyone.
16 September 2014, 17:36 Salam: The inauguration of the Mufti today will launch a new era at Dar al-Fatwa, which has a major challenge at the organizational level and at the level of running the affairs of Muslims. The Muslim community has full confidence in Dar al-Fatwa and hopes that its institutions will be fortified.
16 September 2014, 17:33 Salam: It is a blessed day in which we gather to crown the achievement that was made at Dar al-Fatwa on August 10 through the election of Sheikh Daryan as a successor to Sheikh Mohammed Rashid Qabbani.
16 September 2014, 17:32 PM Salam at Mufti inauguration: In my capacity as prime minister and head of the Islamic electoral council, and in the name of Muslims, I declare Sheikh Abdul Latif Daryan the Grand Mufti of the republic.
16 September 2014, 17:20 LBCI: Gunshots were fired and several hand grenades were hurled during a clash between two families in Bab al-Tabbaneh.
16 September 2014, 17:01 Nusra leader to Anatolia: Negotiations over the release of the Lebanese troops are suspended, contrary to what Lebanese officials and Qatar's mediator -- who hasn't visited us for a week -- have been claiming.
16 September 2014, 16:52 Change and Reform bloc on LF's readiness to return to legislation over pressing issues: We hope all blocs will adopt a similar stance.
16 September 2014, 16:51 Change and Reform bloc: Failure to establish the committee to oversee the elections is, legally, not an obstacle that will hinder the polls.
16 September 2014, 16:50 Change and Reform bloc after weekly meeting: We reject extending the term of parliament and hope the elections will be held on time.
16 September 2014, 16:38 NNA: Army Intelligence arrested three Syrians near Iaat for belonging to a terrorist group.
16 September 2014, 15:14 Al-Nusra Front: The statements regarding the negotiations show that the road is blocked. The Lebanese Army is orchestrated by the party of Iran, so don't blame us of we become fed up.
16 September 2014, 14:06 Adwan: I stressed to Berri that the parliament should approve important draft-laws.
16 September 2014, 14:05 MP Adwan after meeting Berri: The speaker stressed that the priority is to elect a new president.
16 September 2014, 13:20 VDL (93.3): Firefighters are extinguishing a fire that erupted on the outskirts of Rahbeh town in Akkar.
16 September 2014, 13:16 VDL (93.3): LF MP George Adwan arrived in Ain el-Tineh for talks with Speaker Nabih Berri.
16 September 2014, 13:12 MTV: The army arrested several Syrian refugees in raids on encampments in Mashta Hassan and Shadra in Akkar.
16 September 2014, 12:32 TMC: One person was killed when a vehicle collided with the highway barrier on the Minieh road lead to Tripoli.
16 September 2014, 11:49 VD: (93.3): Interior Minister al-Mashnouq demanded during a meeting for the Central Security Council detailed reports to evaluate the security situation.
16 September 2014, 11:40 Al-Arabiya: Several Hizbullah members and troops loyal to Assad were killed in clashes with the Free Syrian Army in Qalamoun.
16 September 2014, 11:13 VDL (93.3): A Palestinian businessman who was kidnapped in Douris on Monday, has been released.
16 September 2014, 10:53 MTV: Al-Nusra Front released Ahmed al-Hujeiri who was kidnapped five days ago in Arsal.
16 September 2014, 10:28 LBCI: The residents of the archaeological sites in Tyre confronted municipal police who clamped down on illegal construction.
16 September 2014, 10:23 TMC: One person was injured in a collision between 4 cars on the Deir Ammar highway.
16 September 2014, 10:10 ISF arrested 61 people for committing different crimes throughout Lebanon.
16 September 2014, 09:55 NNA: A wanted criminal opened fire on a woman in the eastern town of Jalala, injuring her in her legs.
16 September 2014, 09:45 MP Mohammed al-Jarrah to VDL (93.3): Al-Mustaqbal lawmakers will submit their candidacies to the parliamentary elections on Tuesday.
16 September 2014, 09:21 MP Ahmed Fatfat to Future TV: We back the extension of parliament's term if a president was not elected.
16 September 2014, 09:20 MP Fadi Karam warned from total vacuum in remarks to Free Lebanon radio.
16 September 2014, 09:18 One person was killed and two injured in a traffic accident on the Airport road.
16 September 2014, 08:50 VDL (93.3): Gunfire from Syrian territories targeted the outskirts of Akkar's al-Qashlaq town, no injuries were reported.
16 September 2014, 08:39 Culture Minister Roni Araiji to VDL (100.5): The current security situation impedes the staging of parliamentary elections.
16 September 2014, 08:38 MP Michel Moussa to VDL (93.3): The arming of the military is a necessity, even if it came late.
16 September 2014, 08:23 VDL (93.3): The Lebanese army repelled an attack by jihadists when they tried to advance on Lebanese territories from the Syrian town of Fleita.
16 September 2014, 08:22 TMC: Three cars collided on Nahr al-Kalb highway towards Dbayeh, causing material damage.
16 September 2014, 08:21 Former Minister Qortbawi to VDL (93.3): Roumieh prison is a ticking time bomb and the inmates are entitled to take their rights without any chaos.
15 September 2014, 21:58 National News Agency: Dekwaneh municipal police, backed by the ISF and army intelligence agents, arrested several Syrians in raids in the district.
15 September 2014, 20:33 National News Agency: The army arrested 25 Syrian suspects after it raided refugee gatherings in four Koura towns.
15 September 2014, 19:40 Informed sources to al-Manar: Nusra and IS have not presented a complete or unified list of demands and until then Maj. Gen. Ibrahim will continue his efforts.
15 September 2014, 18:55 TMC: No one was wounded in a traffic accident between six vehicles in the Saloumeh-Sin el-Fil area.
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