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01 August 2014, 21:58 National News Agency: 3 people were injured, one critically, as a personal dispute erupted into gunfire near a pharmacy in Akkar's Burqayel.
01 August 2014, 20:47 OTV: Abdullah al-Hajj was shot dead by Ali Mahmoud Hablas during a personal dispute in Akkar's Burqayel.
01 August 2014, 19:44 LBCI: Around 20 wounded Syrians arrived at Arsal's field hospitals following clashes and Syrian airstrikes.
01 August 2014, 19:44 Naharnet: A candlelight vigil got underway at the beginning of Hamra Street in solidarity with Gaza.
01 August 2014, 18:46 Statement issued by Rabieh: The conferees agreed to maintain contacts over the new wage scale.
01 August 2014, 18:40 MTV: The meeting between Aoun and Hassan Khalil was not positive and no solutions regarding the wage scale have been reached until the moment.
01 August 2014, 18:31 OTV: The meeting between Aoun and ministers Khalil and Bou Saab has ended.
01 August 2014, 18:23 Al-Jadeed: Finance Minister Khalil is meeting with MP Michel Aoun in the presence of Education Minister Bou Saab, amid close viewpoints regarding the new wage scale.
01 August 2014, 17:10 Ex-PM Saad Hariri: Saudi King Abdullah raised the alarm in his speech, warning the international community of the dangers in failing to take quick and serious initiatives to combat terrorism.
01 August 2014, 16:39 The ISF Intelligence Bureau arrested in Naameh a Syrian man on charges of riding a motorbike without legal papers while carrying a quantity of hashish.
01 August 2014, 16:29 OTV: Two rockets hit the Hermel region after being fired from the Eastern Mountain Belt.
01 August 2014, 16:04 Free Sunnis of Baalbek Brigade: We have recruited several members who will operate in sensitive places in the "Crusader state" and they will become active in the appropriate time and when needed.
01 August 2014, 15:03 SCC chief Hanna Gharib: We warn against manipulating the official school certificates and against giving school statements to students.
01 August 2014, 15:02 SCC chief Hanna Gharib: We'll continue to boycott the correction of official exams in response to the procrastination in approving the wage scale.
01 August 2014, 14:57 SCC after meeting Khalil: Discussions over the new wage scale have returned to square one.
01 August 2014, 14:49 Khalil: Speaker Nabih Berri will call for a parliamentary session to endorse the new pay hike as soon as we reach common ground.
01 August 2014, 14:48 Khalil: We are not the only party responsible for the delay but we are keen to continue discussions regarding the new wage scale.
01 August 2014, 14:47 Finance Minister Ali Hassan Khalil after a meeting with an SCC delegation: The sharp differences over the funding of the new pay hike remain.
01 August 2014, 14:42 Military sources to LBCI: A Lebanese woman strapped with an explosive belt was detained in the town of Aaironiyeh in the north. She is reportedly the wife of a Roumieh inmate.
01 August 2014, 12:56 NNA: Two people were wounded when their vehicle overturned in the Wadi Jilo area in Jwayya in Tyre.
01 August 2014, 12:38 MTV: Syrian warplanes carried out raids on al-Ajram and al-Samarani areas on the outskirts of Arsal.
01 August 2014, 12:35 Saniora: The Mustaqbal bloc has repeatedly said that the regional developments are the product of dictatorships and Lebanon has suffered a lot from such regimes.
01 August 2014, 12:34 Saniora: Some sides are using Islam as an excuse to commit their crimes.
01 August 2014, 12:34 Saniora: Our talks with al-Rahi also addressed regional developments that violate Islamic and humanitarian principles.
01 August 2014, 12:33 Saniora: The elections should not be linked to regional developments.
01 August 2014, 12:33 Saniora: Our talks with al-Rahi tackled the boycott of the elections and efforts to end the obstruction of the polls.
01 August 2014, 12:32 Saniora: Presidential elections sessions should no longer be obstructed.
01 August 2014, 12:32 Saniora: The fatal vacuum is having negative repercussions on various fields.
01 August 2014, 12:31 Saniora: No other issue takes precedence over the election of a president.
01 August 2014, 12:31 Saniora: The presidential vacuum is fatal to Lebanon.
01 August 2014, 12:30 Mustaqbal bloc chief MP Fouad Saniora after meeting al-Rahi: We held talks on the presidential elections.
01 August 2014, 11:02 VDL (100.5): A delegation from al-Mustaqbal parliamentary bloc arrived in Bkirki for talks with al-Rahi.
01 August 2014, 10:53 Qahwaji in Order of the Day: We have taken an oath to make the army the guardian of the national unity and coexistence.
01 August 2014, 10:29 VDL (100.5): PM Tammam Salam is holding talks with General Prosecutor Judge Samir Hammoud.
01 August 2014, 09:06 MP Ammar Houri to Free Lebanon radio: The Lebanese army is stronger when it becomes the sole defender of the nation.
01 August 2014, 09:02 General Prosecutor in the South Judge Samih al-Hajj passed away following an illness.
01 August 2014, 09:02 Minister Ghazi Zoaiter to VDL (93.3): The March 8 and 14 camps should take a united political stand, especially regarding the army and the harm done to its determination.
01 August 2014, 08:54 MP Kazem al-Kheir to VDL (93.3): Saniora, Abou Faour, Adwan and Khalil's meeting put the new pay hike consultations on the right track.
01 August 2014, 08:36 Security forces arrested 64 individuals throughout Lebanon for committing various crimes.