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29 August 2015, 11:24 VDL (100.5): PM Tammam Salam is holding a meeting with Defense Minister Samir Moqbel at the Grand Serail.
29 August 2015, 11:21 VDL (93.3): The Central Security Council meeting kicked off at the interior ministry in the presence of security officials to coordinate efforts on today's demonstration in Downtown Beirut.
29 August 2015, 10:31 NNA: Al-Mustaqbal bloc head MP Fouad Saniora has traveled to Amman.
29 August 2015, 10:27 Internal Security Forces chief Major General Ibrahim Basbous to VDL (93.3): 1500 security members are on alert and shooting at demonstrators is strictly prohibited.
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.