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19 December 2014, 11:48 TMC: An individual was injured in a collision between 2 cars in Sarba.
19 December 2014, 11:40 Beirut police arrested 4 Lebanese and 3 Syrians for committing different crimes.
19 December 2014, 11:13 VDL(100.5): A meeting is underway between Labor Minister Sejaan Qazzi and his Iraqi counterpart.
19 December 2014, 11:08 TMC: Bumper-to-bumper traffic after five cars collided on the Antelias bridge towards Naqash.
19 December 2014, 10:52 VDL (93.3): A man was injured during a raid carried out to arrest a member of the gang that kidnaps Syrian opposition figures.
19 December 2014, 10:35 VDL (93.3): PM Tammam Salam met with the UNIFIL commander.
19 December 2014, 10:34 VDL (93.3): A meeting is underway between PM Tammam Salam and UNIFIL Commander Major General Luciano Portolano
19 December 2014, 10:12 Al-Rahi said some citizens are complaining about the high prices that the divorce lawyers are asking for. The court's fees and the lawyers' demands are two different things.
19 December 2014, 10:12 Al-Rahi said lawyers are banned from asking for more fees under the excuse that they would bribe the judges.
19 December 2014, 10:10 Al-Rahi said the parties in the trial should not fall victim to the lawyers' ignorance.
19 December 2014, 10:05 Al-Rahi said judges should refuse gifts during religious trials.
19 December 2014, 10:02 Al-Rahi said a speedy trial doesn't mean the ruling should not be fair.
19 December 2014, 10:02 Al-Rahi called for the respect of deadlines in issuing rulings and avoid procrastination.
19 December 2014, 10:01 Al-Rahi said the church urges judges to speed up their rulings.
19 December 2014, 10:00 Al-Rahi to the judges: You are makers of justice, then you are the makers of peace.
19 December 2014, 09:59 Al-Rahi to the Spiritual Court judges: It is up to the judges to give justice which is the essence of peace.
19 December 2014, 09:58 Al-Rahi: The social system should be improved to focus on the truth and seek justice.
19 December 2014, 09:52 Patriarch Beshara al-Rahi is addressing Maronite Spiritual Court judges in Bkirki.
19 December 2014, 09:13 MP Tony Abou Khater hoped in remarks to to VDL (93.3) that dialogue between rival parties would lead to a consensual choice on the upcoming stage.
19 December 2014, 08:50 ISF arrested 59 people for committing different crimes across Lebanon.
19 December 2014, 08:45 MP Mohammed Hajjar to VDL (100.5): Information obtained so far has negated the involvement of Abdullah Azzam Brigades in the assassination of Minister Mohammed Shatah, but the investigation have revealed a lot of other information.
19 December 2014, 08:34 The ISF Intelligence Bureau detained in Koura a man for trading with counterfeit currency and a drugs dealer.
19 December 2014, 08:26 VDL (100.5): Sidon's municipal chief said 4 Syrians suspected of torching the Christmas tree were arrested.
19 December 2014, 08:25 Al-Mustaqbal delegation returned to Beirut after a short visit to Riyadh to discuss the latest developments with the movement's head Saad Hariri.
19 December 2014, 08:08 Manager of Beirut's Wheat Silos Moussa Khoury to VDL (100.5): The wheat silos match the international standards and we can not control the surrounding area.
19 December 2014, 08:02 MP Salim Salhab to VDL (93.3): The meetings between al-Mustaqbal and Hizbullah, and between the FPM and the LF are complementary.
19 December 2014, 07:51 MTV: 2 people burned at dawn a Christmas tree in Sidon's Elia street.
18 December 2014, 22:19 Al-Mayadeen: Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani will visit Syria, Lebanon and Iraq as part of a regional tour that starts Sunday.
18 December 2014, 21:20 Sheikh Wissam al-Masri from Riad al-Solh: I asked them to allow me to check up on the situations of the servicemen and they blindfolded my eyes before allowing me to meet them and I can confirm that I saw nine servicemen.
18 December 2014, 21:19 Sheikh Wissam al-Masri from Riad al-Solh: I went to Arsal's outskirts and I met the relevant Islamic State officials and the man in charge of the case of the servicemen. They expressed extreme dismay over the state's approach towards Hizbullah's intervention in Syria.
18 December 2014, 21:11 Military sources to al-Mayadeen: The car used in Shatah's assassination came from the Ain el-Hilweh camp.
18 December 2014, 21:05 Military sources to al-Mayadeen: The detainee Abbas was arrested in Majdal Anjar and he was immediately transferred to the defense ministry building.
18 December 2014, 21:04 Al-Mayadeen: Army intelligence agents arrested a week ago a man from the Abbas family who is involved in the assassination of Minister Mohammed Shatah.
18 December 2014, 20:03 MTV quoting Syrian source: Wissam al-Masri is only carrying messages to the government and he has not yet become an official mediator.
18 December 2014, 20:02 MTV: The IS group asked Wissam al-Masri to pass on new demands to the government and explained the "concessions" it has made by lowering the number of Roumieh inmates it wants freed from 20 to 3.
18 December 2014, 18:52 Sheikh Wissam al-Masri to MTV: We're on our way to Riad al-Solh to hold a press conference at 8:30 pm on the outcome of our meeting with the Islamic State group.
18 December 2014, 18:36 Al-Jadeed: Sheikh Wissam al-Masri met the IS-held captives and he's currently heading from Arsal's outskirts to Riad al-Solh to meet with the servicemen's families.
18 December 2014, 18:31 Abou Faour: Some ministry employees colluded with Omar Sablouh, who is accused of graft, and I referred the case to the financial prosecution.
18 December 2014, 18:27 Abou Faour: All food products and juices for children below 3 years of age will be inspected by the Ministry of Health from now on.
18 December 2014, 18:27 Abou Faour: We verified that 90-95% of restaurant workers do not have health certificates. The certificates will become compulsory and violating firms will be shut down.
18 December 2014, 18:16 Health Minister Wael Abou Faour: The area for loading cereals lacks hygiene and contains a large number of birds.
18 December 2014, 18:15 Health Minister Wael Abou Faour: We inspected the wheat silos at the Beirut Port and determined that the area surrounding the silos does not meet the proper health standards, amid the presence of a large quantity of truck wheels and bugs.
18 December 2014, 17:48 Health Minister Wael Abou Faour is announcing a new list of firms violating food safety regulations.
18 December 2014, 17:47 Health Minister Wael Abou Faour: Some thought that the campaign is temporary, but it will continue and we'll announce the results whenever we receive specimens.
18 December 2014, 17:46 Health Minister Wael Abou Faour: We hope our campaign will turn into a permanent and routine performance at all institutions concerned with food safety.
18 December 2014, 17:46 Agriculture Minister Akram Shehayyeb: The ministry is enhancing health and agricultural orientation for the owners of poultry farms and everyone who works in the sector.
18 December 2014, 17:31 Popular Bloc chief Elias Skaff at rally against cement factory project in Zahle: We filed a lawsuit before the Shoura Council against the construction of the cement factory.
18 December 2014, 17:24 Popular Bloc chief Elias Skaff at rally against cement factory project in Zahle: The cement factory in Zahle will affect the health of every citizen in the city.
18 December 2014, 17:24 Popular Bloc chief Elias Skaff at rally against cement factory project in Zahle: Why was the permission given for the construction of such a factory that would have a disastrous impact on everyone in Zahle and the neighboring areas?
18 December 2014, 16:11 STL Contempt Judge Nicola Lettieri has ordered the trial in the case against al-Jadeed and Karma Khayat to start on April 16, 2015.
18 December 2014, 15:52 Information Minister Jreij after cabinet session: Salam reiterated his call for the election of a new president, noting that continued vacuum would strip the state of its head, without which the work of institutions cannot be regularized. He also called for putting the national interest above all else and exerting efforts to fill the vacuum without any delay.
18 December 2014, 15:52 Jreij quoting Salam: The crisis cell will continue its efforts to secure the release of the servicemen. The negotiations are tough but we hope they will lead to their release.
18 December 2014, 15:51 Jreij: Salam sensed how much France cares about Lebanon, especially regarding the issue of equipping the army.
18 December 2014, 15:38 OTV: The cabinet session has ended.
18 December 2014, 15:37 LBCI: The issue of waste management was briefly discussed during the cabinet session before it was postponed to another session.
18 December 2014, 15:31 VDL (93.3): The cabinet is now discussing the issue of waste management.
18 December 2014, 15:30 MTV: Salam has once again postponed the discussion of the issue of introducing new faculties and branches at universities.
18 December 2014, 15:16 VDL (100.5): UK Middle East Minister Tobias Ellwood arrived at Bkirki for talks with Patriarch Beshara al-Rahi.
18 December 2014, 13:57 ISF Information Branch detained 33-year-old M. Z. in Beirut's Basta area over theft charges.
18 December 2014, 13:26 TMC: One person was wounded in a traffic accident between a car and a motorcycle on the Hadath main road leading to Choueifat.
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