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23 August 2014, 18:06 A celebration marking the 32rd anniversary of the election of Bashir Gemayel as president of the republic kicked off in Bikfaya.
23 August 2014, 16:18 A blaze erupted at the outskirts of Kroum al-Arab and Sheikh Mohammed towns in Akkar as residents of the area urged civil defense forces to interfere and extinguish the flames.
23 August 2014, 15:57 Industry Minister Hussein al-Hajj Hassan: The greatest conspiracy against Islam is tarnishing its image and linking any Muslim with terrorism.
23 August 2014, 15:31 VDL (93.3): Several Syrian workers were injured in a road accident in Hermal.
23 August 2014, 14:38 ISF: A suspect was arrested in al-Sabtiyeh on charges of car theft.
23 August 2014, 14:37 General Security: Syrian refugees who have violated the residency permit have been exempted from the charges.
23 August 2014, 14:37 VDL (93.3): Hizbullah announced that its fighter Abbas Mohammed Samaha was killed in the clashes in Syria.
23 August 2014, 14:34 LBCI: The armed gunmen stated that other groups still hold some of the abducted troops captive.
23 August 2014, 13:02 MTV: Rabih Nabaa, the murderer of Sheikh Nizar al-Halabi in 1995, has been released from prison after serving his sentence.
23 August 2014, 11:16 NNA: State security forces in the Bekaa arrested three Syrians for belonging to an extremist group.
23 August 2014, 10:31 MP Jean Oghassabian to LBCI: Army chief Jean Qahwaji saved Lebanon and the negotiations to release the abducted troops may take time.
23 August 2014, 08:23 TMC: Two people were wounded in a traffic accident on the coastal road in Jal al-Dib.
22 August 2014, 22:47 VDL (93.3): An unknown assailant hurled a hand grenade near an army post in the vicinity of al-Nasseri Mosque in Bab al-Tabbaneh and the army responded by opening fire and staging patrols in the area.
22 August 2014, 21:01 Information obtained by LBCI: The abductee Majed al-Qadi who hails from al-Ain has been freed and he's now at Sheikh Mustafa al-Hujeiri's house in Arsal.
22 August 2014, 20:14 Mustaqbal bloc MP Jamal Jarrah to LBCI: The Change and Reform bloc's proposal is one of the most dangerous proposals for Christians and Aoun has suggested it because he is allied with Hizbullah and AMAL. Should these alliances change, Muslims will then decide who should be president.
22 August 2014, 19:41 Government sources to al-Manar: The release of the security personnel is a priority and the means to reach that will remain confidential in order to protect them.
22 August 2014, 18:34 Gemayel: We proposed with al-Rahi an initiative to end the obstruction of the polls.
22 August 2014, 18:33 Gemayel: Hizbullah and the Change and Reform bloc should take the initiative and end the obstruction of the polls.
22 August 2014, 18:32 Gemayel: We know that a certain camp is obstructing quorum at parliament.
22 August 2014, 18:32 Gemayel: Given the regional developments, we in are in great need to hold the presidential elections.
22 August 2014, 18:32 Gemayel: We are wasting the role of Christians and the presidency through the obstruction of the polls.
22 August 2014, 18:31 Gemayel: The proposed constitutional amendment is aimed at distracting us from the polls.
22 August 2014, 18:31 Gemayel: I had made this proposal 25 years ago when its implementation was viable, but today it isn't.
22 August 2014, 18:30 Gemayel: We also discussed some of the bizarre proposals to amend the constitutions regarding the presidential polls.
22 August 2014, 18:30 Gemayel: We thank al-Rahi for his trip to Arbil and hope it will pave the way for international action regarding the persecution of Christians.
22 August 2014, 18:29 Gemayel: The international community should not stand idly by at the developments in the region as extremism will reach the West eventually.
22 August 2014, 18:28 Gemayel: We hope that al-Rahi's trip to Arbil will be followed up on the international level.
22 August 2014, 18:27 Gemayel after meeting al-Rahi: The developments in Iraq should be a sign to all sides to take heed.