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06 March 2015, 08:46 Minister Michel Pharaon ruled out in remarks to VDL (93.3) the discussion of controversial issues at the cabinet. It would be better to make appointments after the election of a president.
06 March 2015, 08:46 MP Samir al-Jisr to VDL (93.3): We hope that the dialogue between Hizbullah and al-Mustaqbal succeeds. The agreement now is based on implementing the constitution where everyone vowed not to obstruct the government’s work.
06 March 2015, 08:20 Change and Reform MP Ibrahim Kanaan left to Paris to take part in the Free Patriotic Movement's conference where he is expected to deliver a speech.
06 March 2015, 08:12 ISF detained 80 people for committing various crimes throughout Lebanese territories.
06 March 2015, 07:45 MP Jean Oghassabian to VDL (100.5): Hizbullah is seeking the deployment of the army in the Dahiyeh in fears of security gaps.
05 March 2015, 19:41 Future TV: Maj. Gen. Abbas Ibrahim conveyed positive indications to the crisis cell during the Grand Serail meeting and the families of the captives expressed their relief over the continuous efforts.
05 March 2015, 19:40 Ministerial source to Future TV: There will be a new approach in the government's work that prevents obstruction and paralysis.
05 March 2015, 19:40 Ministerial source to Future TV: The approval of two thirds of ministers can pass any decree even if one or two ministers object.
05 March 2015, 18:21 PM Salam presided over a meeting for the ministerial crisis cell that discussed the latest negotiations in the case of the captive servicemen.
05 March 2015, 16:52 LBCI reported "intermittent shelling" by the Lebanese army against Arsal's outskirts.
05 March 2015, 15:37 Traffic Management Center: Two vehicles collided on the western lane of al-Naqqash's highway, causing material damage.
05 March 2015, 14:30 LBCI: Syrian warplanes carried out two raids on the position of gunmen in Wadi al-Khayl on the outskirts of Arsal.
05 March 2015, 14:08 Army chief Gen. Jean Qahwaji to al-Mayadeen: The army has strong capabilities and is able to eradicate terrorists. It never targets civilians.
05 March 2015, 13:49 Judge Fadi Sawan referred three Lebanese and a Syrian to the permanent military court on charges of the attempted murder of soldiers.
05 March 2015, 13:45 Jreij said the cabinet is expected to discuss the issue of the Banking Control Commission of Lebanon (BCCL) next week.
05 March 2015, 13:43 Jreij: The cabinet discussed the agenda of the cabinet of Feb. 12. and took several decisions.
05 March 2015, 13:41 Jreij: Consensus should have not led to paralysis, Salam told the ministers.
05 March 2015, 13:41 Jreij said the PM reminded the cabinet that it is consensual.
05 March 2015, 13:40 Information Minister Ramzi Jreij quoted PM Salam as saying that one year following the government's formation there is a need to study its performance.
05 March 2015, 13:33 The cabinet session at the Grand Serail ended.
05 March 2015, 13:30 NNA: The army began removing the Syrian refugee encampments near Riyaq military airport.
05 March 2015, 13:14 Beirut police arrested 11 Lebanese, 4 Syrians and Palestinian for committing different crimes.
05 March 2015, 12:45 A LF delegation met with Secretary General MP Hagop Pakradounian at the party's headquarters in Borj Hammoud.
05 March 2015, 12:30 VDL (93.3): Police found explosives and hand grenades on a road in Jezzine.
05 March 2015, 12:29 VDL (93.3): A man was injured after a motorcycle collided with a small truck near the Hermel town of al-Kwakh.
05 March 2015, 11:49 Minister Rony Araiji: A minister or two shouldn't be granted the right to obstruct the endorsement of a decree without any fundamental reason.
05 March 2015, 11:22 NNA: Israeli warplanes overflew Marjayoun.
05 March 2015, 10:46 MTV: The Governor of the North closed an oil-making factory for not meeting standards.
05 March 2015, 10:37 VDL (93.3): ISF detained a dangerous terrorist, Hussein Ghurelli, linked to ISIL in the outskirts of the Qalamoun.
05 March 2015, 10:33 PM Tammam Salam chaired a cabinet session at the Grand Serail.
05 March 2015, 10:24 NNA: A Syrian girl was hospitalized after her uncle stabbed her in the Tyre town of al-Majadel.
05 March 2015, 10:17 VDL (93.3): Assailants on a motorbike tossed a hand grenade near al-Mustaqbal Movement offices in Arsal, damaging a car.
05 March 2015, 09:51 Ministers began arriving at the Grand Serail to take part in the cabinet session.
05 March 2015, 09:43 Change and Reform bloc MP Ibrahim Kanaan to VDL (93.3): We have reached an advanced stage in the dialogue with the Lebanese Forces and await the party's chief Samir Geagea's notes on the document.
05 March 2015, 09:41 Minister Abdul Muttaleb al-Hinawi to VDL (93.3): Today's cabinet session is a sign that the crisis subsidized and all issues have been agreed on.
05 March 2015, 09:40 MP Khaled Zahraman to VDL (93.3): Today's cabinet session is a test of intentions.
05 March 2015, 09:33 NNA: Unknown assailants torched a four-wheeler parked near a house in the Akkar town of al-Bireh.