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30 May 2016, 10:46 PM Tammam Salam to VDL (100.5): The Lebanese are ready to responsibly wage all the national entitlements.
30 May 2016, 09:34 Al-Mustaqbal Movement chief MP Saad Hariri: I congratulate the winners in the elections in the North especially in Tripoli. We reiterate respect for the democratic will of the people of the city.
30 May 2016, 09:09 VDL (93.3): Prime Minister Tammam Salam holds a meeting with Health Minister Wael Abou Faour.
30 May 2016, 08:12 TMC: A man was critically injured when a vehicle hit him on the al-Jomhour highway.
30 May 2016, 08:09 ISF arrested 48 individuals for committing various crimes throughout Lebanon.
29 May 2016, 22:30 FPM chief Bassil to al-Jadeed: We have eliminated ourselves in Zgharta for the sake of Suleiman Franjieh and we weren't expecting to reach such a phase.
29 May 2016, 22:19 Al-Jadeed: Gunmen have encircled a polling station in Akkar's Minyara and security forces prevented the representatives of candidates from leaving the station as gunshots were heard outside.
29 May 2016, 22:12 MTV: Nicolas Raad was wounded in the leg by celebratory gunshots in the Zgharta town of Ardeh.
29 May 2016, 22:07 MTV: The list backed by the FPM and the LF is in the lead in Qoubaiyat, after more than 60% of ballot boxes were counted.
29 May 2016, 22:05 Minister Harb to al-Jadeed: We expect to win by a landslide in Tannourine.
29 May 2016, 22:03 Al-Jadeed: The LF-backed list is leading by around 500 votes in Bsharri after ballots from 11 out of 29 polling stations were counted.
29 May 2016, 22:01 Reports: Giscard Saad was wounded in the town of Ardeh by celebratory gunshots fired from Zgharta's Alma.
29 May 2016, 21:59 Al-Jadeed: The list backed by Minister Harb is leading by a large number of votes in Tannourine, according to early results.
29 May 2016, 21:58 VDL (100.5): The Tripoli list backed by Miqati, Hariri, Safadi and Karami is leading by a large number of votes according to early results.
29 May 2016, 21:49 Minister Rifi to al-Jadeed: The results are positive according to early indications and we are leading by a landslide in all areas where we have supporters.
29 May 2016, 21:47 Minister Rifi to al-Jadeed: Rifaat Eid asked his supporters to vote in the final hours in order not to provoke our voters.
29 May 2016, 21:05 MTV: The list backed by the LF, the FPM and the families has won the elections in the Batroun town of Asia.
29 May 2016, 21:04 Interior Ministry: Voter turnout reached 45.3 percent in the municipal elections in the North and Akkar and no shootings or injuries were recorded.
29 May 2016, 20:47 MTV: The eight-member list backed by Hbeish, al-Daher and Kataeb has won the mayoral elections in Qoubaiyat.
29 May 2016, 20:42 Voter turnout was 26.9% in Tripoli, 43.8% in Koura, 54.4% in Batroun, 57.2% in Minieh-Dinniyeh, 61.6% in Akkar, 36.6% in Bsharri and 36.68% in Zgharta.
29 May 2016, 19:56 LBCI: Supporters of Minister Butros Harb are optimistic that they will win the elections in Tannourine.
29 May 2016, 19:23 Polling stations are still open in some Tripoli areas due to the presence of voters within their premises.
29 May 2016, 19:03 Media reports: Supporters of the Arab Democratic Party were asked to head to polling stations en masse at 5:00 pm to vote in favor of Tripoli's political coalition list.
29 May 2016, 19:00 Polling stations have closed in the North and Akkar governorates.
29 May 2016, 18:56 National News Agency: Residents rescued a Syrian child whose father was trying to drown in the sea off Tripoli's el-Mina.
29 May 2016, 18:48 Voter turnout at 6:00 pm was 20% in Tripoli, 42.4% in Koura, 50.5% in Batroun, 54.1% in Minieh-Dinniyeh, 47.9% in Akkar, 35.1% in Bsharri and 34% in Zgharta.
29 May 2016, 18:07 Voter turnout at 5:00 pm was 18.8% in Tripoli, 39.9% in Koura, 47.2% in Batroun, 48.5% in Minieh-Dinniyeh, 43.2% in Akkar, 34% in Bsharri and 31.8% in Zgharta.
29 May 2016, 17:59 Interior Ministry: The electoral process was briefly suspended in the Zgharta town of Deir Ashash after a fistfight erupted inside a polling station.
29 May 2016, 17:43 MTV: A dispute erupted at a polling station between MP Hadi Hbeish and members of the Hakmeh family after they saw him giving ballots to several voters.
29 May 2016, 17:16 National News Agency: Polling has resumed in Akkar's Bourj al-Arab after the head of the polling station was replaced following an objection from the representatives of one of the lists.
29 May 2016, 17:15 LADE: A major security incident occurred in Deir Ashash in the Zgharta district and a state of chaos is engulfing the polling stations and the areas around them.
29 May 2016, 17:12 Voter turnout at 4:00 pm was 16.2% in Tripoli, 37.5% in Koura, 42% in Batroun, 43.2% in Minieh-Dinniyeh, 38.3% in Akkar, 31.5% in Bsharri and 29.2% in Zgharta.
29 May 2016, 17:07 Ex-MP Mustafa Alloush to MTV: Rifi rejected the distribution of shares because he wanted the entire share for himself and this is his right, but launching false accusations against people will put his credibility at stake.
29 May 2016, 16:14 Lebanese Association for Democratic Elections: The Justice and Equality list is buying votes for $50, LBP100,000 or mobile phone recharge cards at the Rafik Hariri High School in Bebnin.
29 May 2016, 16:09 MTV: Voter turnout at 3:00 pm was 14.3% in Tripoli, 34.3% in Koura, 36.5% in Batroun, 40.1% in Minieh-Dinniyeh, 34.75% in Akkar, 28.6% in Bsharri and 27.5% in Zgharta, with an overall average of 30.9%.
29 May 2016, 16:06 Lebanese Association for Democratic Elections: A number of voters were seen casting their votes and then handing over their IDs to the representatives of the “Qoubaiyat Decides” list.
29 May 2016, 15:26 Al-Jadeed: Voter turnout at 2:00 pm was 11.8% in Tripoli, 30.6% in Koura, 34% in Batroun, 38.6% in Minieh-Dinniyeh, 30% in Akkar, 25.6% in Bsharri and 34.5% in Zgharta.
29 May 2016, 15:22 National News Agency: Two people were arrested in the town of Aitou on charges of paying electoral bribes.
29 May 2016, 14:43 Mashnouq to al-Jadeed: So far the final round of the municipal elections are excellent and the voter turnout is very high.
29 May 2016, 13:36 MP Sethrida Geagea after casting her vote in Bcharre: We need the votes of the locals to demonstrate that we are still pursuing the course we started 30 years ago.
29 May 2016, 12:52 Former PM Najib Miqati after casting his vote in Tripoli: Rifi is a part of the city and no one can eliminate him.
29 May 2016, 11:47 Mashnouq arrived at the residence of Mufti Shaar.
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