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30 June 2015, 21:29 Salam: I call on lawmakers to approve the pressing bills.
30 June 2015, 21:28 Salam: I called for a cabinet session in line with my jurisdiction and I call on everyone to return to their conscience and put controversial issues aside.
30 June 2015, 21:26 Salam: The military institution must be kept away from politics.
30 June 2015, 21:25 Salam: I reiterate my call for the election of a new president as a first step towards immunizing the country against any possible threats.
30 June 2015, 21:23 PM Tammam Salam during iftar banquet: Terror has no place among us and extremism has no safe haven.
30 June 2015, 18:27 NNA: The army targeted with heavy weapons the positions of gunmen on the outskirts of Arsal.
30 June 2015, 18:09 Mustaqbal bloc: The priority remains the speedy election of a president and it's necessary to abide by the Constitution and refrain from inventing new legal norms.
30 June 2015, 17:48 Brother of IS-held serviceman Seif Zebian: We will block most key roads during Thursday's cabinet session to make our voice heard by the officials.
30 June 2015, 17:13 Kanaan: We will attend the cabinet session and we will address the absence of the security appointments issue.
30 June 2015, 17:12 Kanaan: We want the government to take action and not just make statements.
30 June 2015, 17:12 Kanaan: We ask the government to liberate Arsal from gunmen and ask it about the measures it has taken to that end.
30 June 2015, 17:11 Kanaan: We call for serious efforts to combat takfiri threats.
30 June 2015, 17:11 Kanaan: The Change and Reform bloc would like to remind people that it has long warned of the rise of the takfiri threat.
30 June 2015, 17:10 Kanaan: We should no longer ignore the people or let them down.
30 June 2015, 17:10 Kanaan: The disregard of the people has led us to the situation where we are now.
30 June 2015, 17:10 Kanaan: We should hold the survey because it will mark a positive precedent in Lebanon and serve as a reminder that the people exist and we should resort to them.
30 June 2015, 17:09 Kanaan: We have taken the Kataeb's objection to the survey into consideration, but we believe that it would not violate the constitution and it should be held.
30 June 2015, 17:09 Kanaan: Some reservations were made on some aspects of the survey.
30 June 2015, 17:08 Kanaan: Our series of talks with officials determined that the majority support holding a survey.
30 June 2015, 17:08 Kanaan: Such practices hinder the functioning of cabinet, especially given the situation Lebanon is passing through.
30 June 2015, 17:07 Kanaan: It is a legal violation because it disregards the principle of the rotation of power.
30 June 2015, 17:07 MP Ibrahim Kanaan after Change and Reform bloc's weekly meeting: The security appointments file was not present on cabinet's agenda and we therefore consider this a legal and constitutional violation.
30 June 2015, 13:55 TMC: One person was killed and four were wounded in a collision between two vehicles on the Jbeil highway.
30 June 2015, 13:12 LF chief Geagea: The survey proposed by MP Michel Aoun is not directed against any Christian or non-Christian political faction because it is not binding or a violation of the constitution.
30 June 2015, 12:26 Salam: We need a medical prescription to resolve our political crisis.
30 June 2015, 12:24 PM Salam during launch of unified medical prescription: We must all cooperate to ensure Lebanon's continuity.
30 June 2015, 11:47 NNA: An assailant tossed a grenade at dawn in Ain el-Hilweh's grocery market.
30 June 2015, 11:39 VDL (93.3): Army Commander Jean Qahwaji is inspecting military posts in the area surrounding Arsal.
30 June 2015, 11:19 VDL (100.5): Israeli troops conducted patrols on the border between Kfar Kila and al-Adaisseh.
30 June 2015, 11:16 The Red Cross said two people were injured in a traffic accident in the area of Hboub.
30 June 2015, 11:05 VDL (100.5): Central Bank Governor Riyad Salameh said the bank encourages loans for projects that limit industrial pollution.
30 June 2015, 11:02 Palestinian factions in the North welcomed a General Security decision to start the renewal of residency permits for Palestinian refugees from Syrian camps.
30 June 2015, 10:50 ISF said it arrested 52 people for committing different crimes across Lebanon.
30 June 2015, 10:50 TMC: Two people were injured in separate collisions between vehicles and motorcycles in Beirut's Damascus Road and in Khaldeh.
30 June 2015, 10:13 The Lebanese army said seven Syrians were arrested on suspicion of belonging to terrorist organizations spread on the outskirts of Arsal.
30 June 2015, 10:11 The Lebanese army said it arrested Syrian Walid Ahmed Youssef in an area between the towns of Labweh and Arsal on suspicion of belonging to terrorist organizations.
30 June 2015, 09:10 MP Michel Moussa to VDL (93.3): The fate of Thursday's cabinet session is still mysterious.
30 June 2015, 09:02 NNA: Two people were killed in a personal dispute in the Bint Jbeil town of Shaqra.
30 June 2015, 07:48 NNA: A man was killed in a fighting between Lebanese and Palestinian drug dealers in the Farhat neighborhood that lies behind Beirut's Cite Sportive.