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31 January 2015, 14:31 The residents of Naameh blocked the road calling on the cabinet to back down on its decision to extend the term of the landfill.
31 January 2015, 14:27 Sayyah: I will not announce any stance regarding the Casino du Liban crisis before meeting with all sides.
31 January 2015, 14:00 Saniora: We will continue to work under the umbrella of the state and the constitution.
31 January 2015, 13:58 Saniora: The narrow interests and impunity cause the bloodshed in the Arab countries.
31 January 2015, 13:57 Saniora: We are holding onto equality.
31 January 2015, 13:55 Saniora: It is unacceptable for any side to decide the fate of the Lebanese people and the state authority.
31 January 2015, 13:55 Saniora: Nasrallah's remarks about the rules of engagement are hasty and individual.
31 January 2015, 13:55 Saniora urged the security forces and judiciary authorities to pursue those who fired during Nasrallah's speech.
31 January 2015, 13:54 Saniora: The celebratory gunfire during Nasrallah's speech is unacceptable.
31 January 2015, 13:51 Head of al-Mustaqbal parliamentary bloc MP Fouad Saniora: We should benefit from opportunities and prioritize the national interests to exit the tunnels that brought only chaos to our country.
31 January 2015, 12:31 VDL (100.5): Bishop Boulos Sayyah held talks with head of the board of directors Hamid Kreidieh.
31 January 2015, 11:58 ISF: A patrol for the judiciary police detained Kh.M. on charges of robbing at gun point and impersonation.
31 January 2015, 10:09 VDL (93.3): A meeting is underway between Grand Mufti Sheikh Abdul Latif Daryan and a Kuwaiti delegation.
31 January 2015, 09:54 ISF: A suspect identified as Aa.R. was detained on Dahr al-Baydar checkpoint for transferring ammunition and holding a bomb.
31 January 2015, 09:31 TMC: One person was injured when a car flipped over in Ain Saadeh.
31 January 2015, 08:54 ISF detained 61 people for committing various crimes throughout Lebanese territories.
31 January 2015, 07:32 VDL (100.5): The army foiled an attempt by two assailants to detonate a bomb near its checkpoint in Tripoli's Majdlaya and detained the suspects.
30 January 2015, 20:39 Justice Minister Rifi asked the state prosecutor to prosecute those who fired celebratory gunshots and RPGs during Sayyed Nasrallah's speech.
30 January 2015, 19:19 LBCI: The dismissed casino employees have rejected Qazzi's initiative and stressed that the decision must be suspended as a precondition for reopening the facility.
30 January 2015, 19:06 MTV: The head of the casino's board of directors has rejected the labor minister's mediation.
30 January 2015, 18:52 MTV: The casino's board of directors is mulling the possibility of forming a committee to study the file of the sacked employees without reversing its dismissal decision.
30 January 2015, 18:52 MTV: The labor minister met with the casino employees and heard their remarks over his initiative.
30 January 2015, 18:21 Labor Minister Qazzi proposed launching 15-day negotiations as of Tuesday between the casino's board of directors and the dismissed employees, during which all decisions would be frozen, including the dismissal decision, and the casino would resume its operations.
30 January 2015, 18:15 Qazzi: No one can say that the decision cannot be reversed ... All things can be reconsidered.
30 January 2015, 18:09 Qazzi: It is prohibited to take measures against any new or old employee at the casino if they are attending and working.
30 January 2015, 18:08 Qazzi to dismissed employees: You are not only paying the price of the board of directors' decisions, but also that of the politicians' decisions.
30 January 2015, 18:08 Labor Minister Qazzi from Casino: Political decisions have nothing to do with bread, sickness and maternity. The uprising today is not only over the employees' rights but also to separate the casino from politics, to which it has been confined for decades.
30 January 2015, 18:05 MTV: Labor Minister Sejaan Qazzi arrived at Casino du Liban to meet the sacked employees.
30 January 2015, 17:19 MP Simon Abi Ramia from Casino: The beginning of the end has started and we say thank you to George Nakhle and Hisham Nasser who have submitted their resignations. The board of directors is about to collapse and the employees are on the verge of victory.
30 January 2015, 17:16 LBCI: The young man Rawad Mohammed Ezzeddine has been released, after he was abducted by gunmen from the Arsal area of Wadi Hmeid.
30 January 2015, 17:12 Al-Khazen: The sit-in will not be suspended and the tents will not be dismantled before you reverse your unjust decisions.
30 January 2015, 17:11 Al-Khazen: I advise you not to test the people of Keserwan because their history of standing by the right is well-known. Today, Keserwan is fully ready to defend the bread of the poor.
30 January 2015, 17:10 Al-Khazen: The rights of the dismissed employees come before anything else and for the sake of these rights we tell you: we will keep standing by you and we won't settle before the rights return to their owners. As for the negligent and violating employees, they don't enjoy anyone's cover.
30 January 2015, 17:09 Ex-MP Farid al-Khazen at press conference attended by sacked employees of Casino du Liban: We will not allow this massacre to continue and we declare our support for everyone without any discrimination and we extend our hands to the officials to resolve the issue.
30 January 2015, 17:01 OTV: George Nakhle and Hisham Nasser have resigned from Casino du Liban's board of directors.
30 January 2015, 16:49 Nasrallah: From now on, if any member of Hizbullah is assassinated, then we will blame it on Israel and reserve the right to respond to it whenever and however we choose.
30 January 2015, 16:45 Nasrallah: We have the right to confront the enemy at any time, place, or manner.
30 January 2015, 16:44 Nasrallah: The resistance no longer cares about rules of engagement and we do not recognize them in confronting the enemy.
30 January 2015, 16:43 Nasrallah: We do not want a war, but we do not fear it.
30 January 2015, 16:41 Nasrallah: If Israel is banking that we fear war, then I tell it that we do not fear war and we will not hesitate in waging it if it is imposed on us.
30 January 2015, 16:40 Nasrallah: Israel must understand that the resistance cannot be deterred.
30 January 2015, 16:39 Nasrallah: Israel learned that it should not test us again given the Quneitra strike and Shebaa Farms operation.
30 January 2015, 16:38 Nasrallah: The takfiri groups, especially those on Israel's border, are a natural ally of the enemy and another form of the Lahd army, under Syrian guise.
30 January 2015, 16:37 Nasrallah: The Israeli people discovered that their leadership put them on the brink of war, jeopardizing their economy and security.
30 January 2015, 16:36 Nasrallah: Israel discovered that its leadership's assessment of the situation on the ground was idiotic.
30 January 2015, 16:35 Nasrallah: I salute the fighters who carried out the Shebaa Farms operation.
30 January 2015, 16:34 Nasrallah: Israel did not claim responsibility for the Quneitra attack, but Hizbullah claimed responsibility for the Shebaa operation soon after it took place.
30 January 2015, 16:31 Nasrallah: The resistance carried out its Shebaa operation in broad daylight in spite of the fact that Israel was at its highest level of preparation.
30 January 2015, 16:28 Nasallah: We prepared ourselves for the worst case scenario when we took that decision.
30 January 2015, 16:27 Nasrallah: We took no hesitation in making the decision that Israel should be punished for its crime in Qunietra.
30 January 2015, 16:23 Nasrallah: Israel immediately anticipated a Hizbullah retaliation to the Quneitra assassination and therefore took all precautions.
30 January 2015, 16:15 The Foreign Ministry submitted a complaint against Israel to the U.N. Security Council over its violation of Resolution 1701.
30 January 2015, 16:12 Nasrallah: Israel however felt threatened by six Hizbullah members and an Iranian general passing through Quneitra.
30 January 2015, 16:11 Nasrallah: Netanyahu is not at all concerned by the presence of al-Nusra on Israel's border.
30 January 2015, 16:10 Nasrallah: Thousands of members of al-Nusra Front are present along the border with Israel in the occupied Golan Heights.
30 January 2015, 16:06 Nasrallah: Israel was surprised when Hizbullah announced the name of its martyrs within a short time of the strike.
30 January 2015, 16:03 Nasrallah: Israel has not yet claimed responsibility for the airstrike believing that Hizbullah is weak and would disregard the attack.
30 January 2015, 16:00 Nasrallah: Our brothers in Quneitra were killed in a clear assassination, in a decision taken by Israel.
30 January 2015, 15:59 Nasrallah: Given this reality in the region, the Quneitra airstrike took place on January 18. An Israeli helicopter targeted two civilian vehicles transporting our seven brothers in the area.
30 January 2015, 15:57 Nasrallah: There is no such thing as an Arab League or an independent Arab stance when it comes to Israel. Arab positions and arms are available when it comes to Yemen, Iraq, and Syria.
30 January 2015, 15:55 Nasrallah: Israel is taking advantage of the divisions in the region and the complete absence of the stances of the Arab countries, especially the so-called Arab League.
30 January 2015, 15:54 Nasrallah: Israel believes that it can threaten all armies and governments in the region whenever it pleases and without being deterred.
30 January 2015, 15:53 Nasrallah: In Syria, Israel has been backing the extremist groups and shelling regime positions under various excuses. In Lebanon, it does not recognize resolution 1701 and has committed thousands of violations against its sovereignty.
30 January 2015, 15:52 Nasrallah: Israel has in recent years resorted to the same arrogant practices it had adopted decades ago. It carried out a bloody campaign against Gaza and it has violated the most basic of Palestinian rights.
30 January 2015, 15:51 Nasrallah: Since 1948, the region has been suffering from a cancerous growth called Israel.
30 January 2015, 15:48 Nasrallah: The mix of Lebanese and Iranian blood on Syrian soil in Quneitra represent the unity of our battle and fate.
30 January 2015, 15:45 Nasrallah: The Quneitra martyrs represent a number of generations of the resistance.
30 January 2015, 15:43 Nasrallah: I salute the resistance martyrs of the Quneitra attack.
30 January 2015, 15:42 Nasrallah: It is our duty, as we commemorate the martyrs of the resistance, to salute the martyrs of the Lebanese army, who were killed in Ras Baalbek as they were defending the Bekaa against takfiri terrorists, who prove everyday that they are serving the Israeli agenda.
30 January 2015, 15:40 Nasrallah: I salute the supporters of the resistance, who stood by us the moment the Quneitra strike took place.
30 January 2015, 15:39 Nasrallah: I dedicate a special thanks to the fighters in the resistance who were up to the responsibility of the Quneitra attack.
30 January 2015, 15:38 Hizbullah chief Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah during televised speech commemorating the “Resistance's Martyrs in Quneitra”: I salute the families of the martyrs and thank all those who offered their condolences to us.
30 January 2015, 15:36 Heavy celebratory gunfire renewed in Beirut as Sayyed Nasrallah's speech got underway.
30 January 2015, 15:17 Naharnet: Heavy gunfire is being heard across Beirut.
30 January 2015, 15:15 Naharnet: The sounds of RPG blasts have been heard in Beirut.
30 January 2015, 15:06 A ceremony commemorating the "Resistance Martyrs in Quneitra" is underway and Hizbullah chief Nasrallah is set to make a speech at the event.