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03 July 2015, 12:05 TMC: 5 people were injured when a vehicle hit a barrier on the Damour highway.
03 July 2015, 11:45 NNA: Ali Mahmoud Mezher, 21, died from wounds he had sustained from a stray bullet during a dispute in the town of al-Babliyeh last week.
03 July 2015, 11:36 The financial prosecutor charged 11 people, including a pharmacist and a doctor, for embezzlement.
03 July 2015, 11:33 Maronite Patriarch Beshara al-Rahi: Lebanon's Maronites are contributing to the building of the state and the youth should contribute to bundling societies not just economically but spiritually.
03 July 2015, 11:05 LF leader Samir Geagea opened the e-government conference in Maarab.
03 July 2015, 10:41 VDL (93.3): Ayad Fares from the town of Maroun al-Ras was found killed in Tyre.
03 July 2015, 10:37 Minister Rashid Derbas to LBCI: I believe in the importance of activating state institutions.
03 July 2015, 09:52 NNA: Health ministry inspectors raided Chicken Store in Batroun over blarge quantities of expired meat.
03 July 2015, 09:43 ISF arrested 45 people for committing different crimes across Lebanon.
03 July 2015, 09:12 MP Ammar Houri to VDL (93.3): The events at the cabinet session yesterday meant a resort to the constitution.
03 July 2015, 08:43 MP Ibrahim Kanaan to VDL (100.5): We are being challenged and not the PM. If they want confrontation then let it be from inside and outside the cabinet.
03 July 2015, 08:41 Minister Sejaan Qazzi to VDL (100.5): It is the duty of the cabinet to continue to convene. A single session is not enough to break the project of paralysis.
03 July 2015, 08:40 Reports that Hizbullah and al-Mustaqbal members have mobilized in Haret Sidon following a dispute are not true.
03 July 2015, 07:44 VDL (93.3): Wanted terrorists are using a white Mercedes CLK without license plates in Akkar. Security agencies have launched an investigation.
02 July 2015, 20:16 National News Agency: The army fired in the air and arrested a taxi driver who failed to stop at its checkpoint in Taamir Ain el-Hilweh.
02 July 2015, 20:03 National News Agency: Fierce clashes erupted in Arsal's outskirts between gunmen from the Syrian towns of al-Jarajir and Asal al-Ward over splitting cherry crops.
02 July 2015, 17:09 Aoun: No one should violate the Constitution or our rights.
02 July 2015, 17:08 Aoun: The entire cabinet should assume the powers of the president, not a single minister.
02 July 2015, 17:08 Aoun: They are encroaching on our rights. Would a prime minister be named without Sunni consent?
02 July 2015, 17:07 Aoun: They are pushing us towards an explosion and let everyone understand that we do not fear that.
02 July 2015, 17:06 Aoun: We will take a firm stance to confront these threats.
02 July 2015, 17:06 Aoun: The Change and Reform bloc is the biggest Christian bloc in parliament and our keenness on the country does not allow us to stand idly by.
02 July 2015, 17:05 Aoun: We are still waiting for the government to implement its decision on the army's liberation of the town.
02 July 2015, 17:04 Aoun: The government's behavior indicates that it is not aware of the threats. That was evidently manifested in its failure to curb the Syrian refugee influx or stop the infiltration of terrorists from Qalamoun into Arsal.
02 July 2015, 17:03 Aoun: The government disregarded the president's powers and failed to respect the law and the Constitution. It has toppled the National Pact and started acting as a "coup government" or a central party committee.
02 July 2015, 17:02 Aoun: The issue was not limited to the army, as the interior ministry also extended the term of the ISF chief.
02 July 2015, 17:01 Aoun: The bad intentions were revealed through their attempt to attract the army commander in a coup against legitimacy.
02 July 2015, 17:01 Aoun: One violation after another were committed when we reached the juncture of the armed forces appointments. The government argued that it is "resigned" to refrain from making the appointments and this is an illegal excuse.
02 July 2015, 17:00 Aoun: They have staged a coup against the Constitution and ridiculed the people through extending the parliament's term.
02 July 2015, 17:00 FPM leader MP Michel Aoun after extraordinary meeting for Change and Reform bloc: It's about time we frankly told people about what's really happening in Lebanon. The behavior of some ministers and MPs is subjecting the country to dangers.
02 July 2015, 16:57 MP Sami Gemayel after meeting Geagea: We support any rapprochement between any two parties.
02 July 2015, 16:55 Geagea: Our dialogue with the FPM is very good in my opinion and I hope it will continue to move forward.
02 July 2015, 16:54 Geagea: We always discuss certain topics with Kataeb but we agree 99% on the political agenda.
02 July 2015, 16:52 Geagea: We have not reached a common vision regarding the presidency or the issue of sovereignty, but we will continue with dialogue.
02 July 2015, 16:50 Geagea: I don't understand all this uproar over the survey, as every party has the right to organize a survey and the issue must not be blown out of proportion.
02 July 2015, 16:47 Geagea: The visit is mainly aimed at congratulating MP Sami Gemayel.
02 July 2015, 16:46 Geagea after meeting Sami Gemayel in Saifi: Bringing together the political forces is necessary in any attempt to make a change and this is the aim of the current contacts.
02 July 2015, 16:03 LF leader Samir Geagea arrived in Saifi to meet Kataeb Party chief MP Sami Gemayel.
02 July 2015, 14:58 VDL (100.5): Health Minister Wael Abou Faour asked the public prosecutor in Mount Lebanon to prosecute two doctors for violating the law and giving false birth statements.
02 July 2015, 14:37 Bou Saab to LBCI about the broadcast cut during his statement at the Grand Serail: This is a suppression that we hadn't witnessed during Rostom Ghazaleh's rule.
02 July 2015, 14:14 VDL (100.5): Families of the captive soldiers reopened the Saifi road.
02 July 2015, 14:10 The relatives of the hostages said it is time for their cause to be a top priority.
02 July 2015, 14:10 The relatives of the hostages said they will hold the PM responsible for any damage inflicted on the captives.
02 July 2015, 14:09 The relatives of the hostages urged Turkey and Qatar to work on releasing their loved ones.
02 July 2015, 14:07 Speaker Nabih Berri met with the U.S. Special Envoy for International Energy Affairs at the State Department, Amos Hochstein.
02 July 2015, 13:43 Jreij: Salam asked the cabinet to approve the agriculture minister's proposal. The ministers approved the allocation of 21 million dollars to export the products.
02 July 2015, 13:42 Jreij: Several cabinet ministers expressed their viewpoints on the suspension of the sessions. They also discussed the agenda of the cabinet and the issue of appointments.
02 July 2015, 13:41 Minister Jreij after the cabinet session: Salam discussed at the start of the session the suspension of previous meetings to pave way for more consultations. But he decided that the issue requires more discussions inside the cabinet, stressing that different viewpoints should not lead to paralysis.
02 July 2015, 13:37 A decree on an extraordinary parliamentary session did not receive the simple majority's vote in the cabinet.
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