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01 July 2015, 14:01 The army is shelling the positions of gunmen on the outskirts of Ras Baalbek and al-Qaa.
01 July 2015, 13:57 Berri: Lebanon supports the demarcation of the maritime border under U.N. supervision, according to resolution 1701, and without relinquishing a drop of its water.
01 July 2015, 13:55 MPs quoted Berri as saying that he would call for parliamentary sessions after opening an extraordinary legislative session.
01 July 2015, 13:50 Speaker Nabih Berri is chairing his weekly meeting with lawmakers at Ain el-Tineh.
01 July 2015, 12:52 VDL (100.5): British Ambassador Tom Fletcher met with former Kataeb leader Amin Gemayel in a farewell visit.
01 July 2015, 12:50 The British Ambassador said following talks with Aoun that the UK is backing the army and state institutions against the IS more than any other time, adding officials should think about the nation's interest.
01 July 2015, 12:48 TMC: An individual was injured in a collision between a vehicle and a motorcycle on the Saloumeh road near Sin el-Fil and Dekwaneh.
01 July 2015, 12:08 VDL (93.3): Israeli warplanes overflew Marjayoun, Hasbaya, Rashaya and Arqoub at medium altitude.
01 July 2015, 11:52 Telecom Minister Butros Harb during launch of digital vision for the year 2020: Lebanon is fighting to stay alive, while some of its leaders are too busy with their internal battles for power.
01 July 2015, 11:51 NNA: A Palestinian died after he was injured during the fighting in Ain el-Hilweh two days ago.
01 July 2015, 11:41 VDL (93.3): Prime Minister Tammam Salam met with Defense Minister Samir Moqbel.
01 July 2015, 11:39 ISF: The Intelligence Bureau arrested in al-Beddawi an individual wanted on charges of a killing attempt.
01 July 2015, 11:17 Sayyed Ali Fadlallah urged the Lebanese people “to work together to end sectarian axes and prisons.”
01 July 2015, 11:10 Hussein Youssef to VDL (93.3): The protest of the families of hostages on Thursday is aimed at issuing a warning to the Lebanese authorities. It will only include the Saifi and Naameh roads.
01 July 2015, 11:09 NNA: Israeli warplanes overflew the Bekaa and Baalbek at medium altitude.
01 July 2015, 10:06 NNA: An assailant torched a car in the Palestinian refugee camp of Miyeh Miyeh
01 July 2015, 09:44 TMC: An individual was injured in a collision between a vehicle and a motorcycle on the Tripoli highway near al-Mankoubeen.
01 July 2015, 09:17 VDL (93.3): At least 30 people, including five Asians, were arrested by the army in Taybeh east of Baalbek for not carrying with them proper identification papers.
01 July 2015, 08:45 The army said it arrested a Lebanese man at a checkpoint near Arsal for attempting to smuggle a Syrian into Lebanon. The Syrian man later admitted to belonging to a terrorist organization.
01 July 2015, 08:42 MP Mohammed al-Hajjar to VDL (100.5): All parties, mainly those holding arms, should assume their responsibilities and Hizbullah should make an official stance after the Saadiyat clashes.
01 July 2015, 08:40 Gasoline prices rose LL100 while diesel prices dropped LL100.
01 July 2015, 07:24 NNA: Five al-Nusra Front gunmen were killed overnight in a Lebanese army ambush in Arsal's outskirts.
01 July 2015, 07:04 LBCI: There was cautious calm in the area of al-Saadiyet and a heavy deployment of the Lebanese army following night clashes that left several people injured.
30 June 2015, 21:29 Salam: I call on lawmakers to approve the pressing bills.
30 June 2015, 21:28 Salam: I called for a cabinet session in line with my jurisdiction and I call on everyone to return to their conscience and put controversial issues aside.
30 June 2015, 21:26 Salam: The military institution must be kept away from politics.
30 June 2015, 21:25 Salam: I reiterate my call for the election of a new president as a first step towards immunizing the country against any possible threats.
30 June 2015, 21:23 PM Tammam Salam during iftar banquet: Terror has no place among us and extremism has no safe haven.
30 June 2015, 18:27 NNA: The army targeted with heavy weapons the positions of gunmen on the outskirts of Arsal.
30 June 2015, 18:09 Mustaqbal bloc: The priority remains the speedy election of a president and it's necessary to abide by the Constitution and refrain from inventing new legal norms.
30 June 2015, 17:48 Brother of IS-held serviceman Seif Zebian: We will block most key roads during Thursday's cabinet session to make our voice heard by the officials.
30 June 2015, 17:13 Kanaan: We will attend the cabinet session and we will address the absence of the security appointments issue.
30 June 2015, 17:12 Kanaan: We want the government to take action and not just make statements.
30 June 2015, 17:12 Kanaan: We ask the government to liberate Arsal from gunmen and ask it about the measures it has taken to that end.
30 June 2015, 17:11 Kanaan: We call for serious efforts to combat takfiri threats.
30 June 2015, 17:11 Kanaan: The Change and Reform bloc would like to remind people that it has long warned of the rise of the takfiri threat.
30 June 2015, 17:10 Kanaan: We should no longer ignore the people or let them down.
30 June 2015, 17:10 Kanaan: The disregard of the people has led us to the situation where we are now.
30 June 2015, 17:10 Kanaan: We should hold the survey because it will mark a positive precedent in Lebanon and serve as a reminder that the people exist and we should resort to them.
30 June 2015, 17:09 Kanaan: We have taken the Kataeb's objection to the survey into consideration, but we believe that it would not violate the constitution and it should be held.
30 June 2015, 17:09 Kanaan: Some reservations were made on some aspects of the survey.
30 June 2015, 17:08 Kanaan: Our series of talks with officials determined that the majority support holding a survey.
30 June 2015, 17:08 Kanaan: Such practices hinder the functioning of cabinet, especially given the situation Lebanon is passing through.
30 June 2015, 17:07 Kanaan: It is a legal violation because it disregards the principle of the rotation of power.
30 June 2015, 17:07 MP Ibrahim Kanaan after Change and Reform bloc's weekly meeting: The security appointments file was not present on cabinet's agenda and we therefore consider this a legal and constitutional violation.
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