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22 October 2014, 22:41 Interior Minister Mashnouq to al-Mustaqbal newspaper: We have located the debris of the Cypriot plane, after seeking the help of UNIFIL's boats.
22 October 2014, 22:29 LF leader Samir Geagea returned from Saudi Arabia after holding talks with ex-PM Saad Hariri and top Saudi officials.
22 October 2014, 21:14 Information obtained by LBCI: The captain of the Cypriot plane contacted the airport in Cyprus at 7:02 pm to report a technical problem before it disappeared from the radar two minutes later.
22 October 2014, 20:27 VDL (100.5): The plane that disappeared between Cyprus and Lebanon is rented and it belongs to the private aviation club at Beirut's airport.
22 October 2014, 20:04 Interior Minister Mashnouq to al-Jadeed: I'm concerned with the border and with every Lebanese region as well as with the safety of the Lebanese. The security situation in the country might require consultations about a role for Hizbullah in defending the border.
22 October 2014, 19:56 LBCI: A training plane disappeared from the radar in Cypriot airspace while en route from Cyprus to Beirut's airport.
22 October 2014, 19:38 Maronite Archbishop of Beirut Boulos Matar to al-Manar: The patriarch told Hariri that we do not have a veto on any presidential candidate and that the issue is in the hands of the MPs, but where are the MPs?
22 October 2014, 19:37 MP Ahmed Fatfat to Future TV: The vast majority of MPs want extension although some are not openly announcing that they want it.
22 October 2014, 19:36 MP Alain Aoun to Future TV: One of the solutions to the presidential crisis could be staging parliamentary elections.
22 October 2014, 16:56 LBCI: The relatives of the Arsal captives vowed to indefinitely keep blocking both lanes of the Qalamoun highway.
22 October 2014, 16:53 LBCI: Relatives of the Arsal captives reopened the Qalamoun coastal road.
22 October 2014, 16:33 LBCI: The SCC called for staging a sit-in in front of the Justice Palace on Thursday morning in protest against the assault against Manal Daou.
22 October 2014, 16:20 MTV: A fire erupted in the outskirts of the Akkar town of al-Mhammara near the Tamer gas station and Civil Defense crews are trying to douse it.
22 October 2014, 16:01 Beirut First Examining Magistrate Ghassan Oueidat has started his investigations in the case of the child Celine Rakan by interrogating the detained Ethiopian maid and hearing the testimony of her father.
22 October 2014, 15:58 Internal Security Forces thwarted an attempt to smuggle 500 Benzhexol pills and two grams of hashish hidden in shoes into al-Qobbeh prison in Tripoli.
22 October 2014, 15:37 VDL (93.3): Verbal spats erupted between the families of the captive troops and passersby in al-Qalamoun.
22 October 2014, 15:07 MTV: The families of the Arsal captives blocked the al-Qalamoun coastal road.
22 October 2014, 14:17 The families of servicemen decided to reopen the road.
22 October 2014, 14:16 Abou Faour: If the government neglected the case, then the PSP will stand by the families.
22 October 2014, 14:16 Abou Faour: Negotiations will not end over a short period of time.
22 October 2014, 14:15 Abou Faour: The government probably should reveal more details but we fear leaks to media outlets.
22 October 2014, 14:14 Abou Faour: The families are not outlaws.
22 October 2014, 14:10 Berri to MPs: The parliament should specify that the parliamentary polls would be held after the election of a president if it extend its term.
22 October 2014, 14:03 Minister Abou Faour arrived in Saifi to persuade the families of abducted servicemen to reopen the road.
22 October 2014, 13:34 Abou Faour urged the families of Arsal captives to reopen the Saifi road and head to Riad al-Solh to meet with him.
22 October 2014, 13:16 The families of Arsal captives blocked the road near the Kataeb party HQ in Saifi.
22 October 2014, 13:00 The relatives of abducted servicemen who support escalating measures headed towards Saifi near Kataeb party HQ.
22 October 2014, 12:58 A verbal spat occurred between the families of Arsal captives over the burning of tires near the Grand Serail.
22 October 2014, 12:48 Speaker Nabih Berri heads the weekly parliamentary meeting with MPs that kicked off moments ago.
22 October 2014, 12:27 Public Works Minister Ghazi Zoaiter from the airport: We will take all measures to facilitate the measures taken by the health minister to stop Ebola from reaching Lebanon.
22 October 2014, 12:22 Health Minister Wael Abou Faour said the planes arriving from countries where there is an Ebola outbreak would land in one terminal at Rafik Hariri International Airport.
22 October 2014, 11:46 An Israeli unit combed the area at the banks of Wazzani river.
22 October 2014, 11:43 NNA: A 20-year-old committed suicide by hanging himself from the ceiling in the town of al-Halousiyeh in Tyre.
22 October 2014, 11:27 VDL (100.5): A robber and police exchanged fire when he was caught red-handed in Jbeil.
22 October 2014, 11:10 LBCI: The army released a person it had arrested in Tripoli's al-Shaarani.
22 October 2014, 11:08 The foreign affairs committee met at the parliament to discuss the issue of Syrian refugees. FM Jebran Bassil attended the meeting.
22 October 2014, 10:47 VDL (93.3): Qobeh prison guards thwarted an attempt to smuggle into the facility 500 captagon pills and 5 grams of hashish.
22 October 2014, 10:30 Future TV: Banners supporting the Islamic State were erected in al-Rama in Wadi Khaled.
22 October 2014, 10:30 VDL (100.5): The Lebanese army raided the Shaarani neighborhood in Tripoli's al-Qobbeh and arrested one person.
22 October 2014, 10:10 Al-Jadeed: The families of Arsal captives blocked al-Qalamoun highway.
22 October 2014, 09:22 A meeting is underway between the Health Minister and a delegation from hospitals that will equip rooms for patients infected with the Ebola virus.
22 October 2014, 09:19 Civil Defense: Firefighters doused a blaze at a housing unit in the Nabatiyeh town of Zafta.
22 October 2014, 09:02 MP Amar Houri to VDL (93.3): We agree with Patriarch al-Rahi that electing a president is a priority. Criticism should be directed at the other party that boycotted the sessions to elect a head of state.
22 October 2014, 08:59 VDL (100.5): A child was killed and three others injured in a car accident in Baalbek's Sharawneh Neighborhood.
22 October 2014, 08:28 MP Assem Araji to VDL (100.5): Security forces should reveal the names of the parties standing behind the abductions.
22 October 2014, 08:06 TMC: Two people were injured in a collision between two cars on the Cornet Shahwan main road overnight.
22 October 2014, 08:06 ISF arrested 68 people for committing different crimes across Lebanon.
22 October 2014, 07:56 LBCI: Assailants tossed a hand grenade near an army checkpoint on the Beddawi-Mankoubine road in Tripoli. The army and the attackers exchanged fire after the assault.
22 October 2014, 07:50 Gasoline prices dropped by LL800, diesel prices by LL100 and gas prices dropped by LL500.