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27 August 2014, 15:37 LBCI: The army seized in Arsal a Volvo car carrying weapons and bombs and arrested the two people who were inside it.
27 August 2014, 14:48 A meeting is underway between Speaker Berri and Army Commander Jean Qahwaji.
27 August 2014, 14:43 Salam hoped the political parties would reach a solution to the presidential deadlock.
27 August 2014, 14:43 Salam: We should focus on stances that unite the Lebanese and help the country confront this difficult and uncomfortable situation.
27 August 2014, 14:41 Salam: There is unity among the cabinet members.
27 August 2014, 14:38 Salam: There is a long battle with people who have no religion and no color.
27 August 2014, 14:37 Salam said he was clear to the hostages' families that their case could not be resolved quickly.
27 August 2014, 14:35 Salam: The Arsal captives and the soldiers who were killed in the battles form Lebanon’s shield.
27 August 2014, 14:33 Asked about the captive soldiers, Salam said: We are cooperating against those who want to harm Lebanon.
27 August 2014, 14:33 Salam: Negative aspects of people's daily lives are accumulating. The dangerous situation is coupled with financial, economic and social problems.
27 August 2014, 14:32 Salam: The country is paying a high price as a result of the vacuum.
27 August 2014, 14:32 Salam: I think it is necessary for me and all others to hold such talks to resolve the crises.
27 August 2014, 14:31 PM Tammam Salam after meeting Speaker Nabih Berri: Our discussions focused on the sensitive and dangerous situation in the country.
27 August 2014, 13:33 MTV: PM Tammam Salam arrived at Ain el-Tineh for talks with Berri.
27 August 2014, 13:00 Speaker Nabih Berri's weekly meeting with lawmakers is underway at Ain el-Tineh.
27 August 2014, 12:12 VDL (100.5): A meeting is underway between PM Tammam Salam and FM Bassil.
27 August 2014, 12:08 Telecom Minister Butros Harb: The security situation is preventing us from taking necessary measures to improve mobile phone service in some regions.
27 August 2014, 11:59 LBCI: The army arrested 10 Syrians at encampments for refugees in Swaira in the Bekaa for entering the country illegally.
27 August 2014, 11:56 LBCI: Syrian warplanes staged raids in Arsal, targeting gunmen.
27 August 2014, 11:48 Greek Orthodox Archbishop of Beirut Elias Audeh met with Education Minister Elias Bou Saab.
27 August 2014, 10:59 ISF arrested a police impersonator in Hamra. It turned out that he is wanted for robbery.
27 August 2014, 10:51 VDL (93.3): A meeting is underway between Grand Mufti Sheikh Abdul Latif Daryan and a delegation from the Muslim Scholars Committee.
27 August 2014, 10:20 NNA: The army intelligence arrested 22 Syrians during raids in the district of Zgharta.
27 August 2014, 10:03 Beirut police detained 5 Lebanese, 3 Syrians and a Palestinian for committing various crimes and seized 28 violating motorcycles and 3 other vehicles.
27 August 2014, 09:44 Two children were killed when a vehicle hit them on the Beirut airport road.
27 August 2014, 09:42 The Lebanese Red Cross: A truck turned on its side in al-Mansourieh. Ambulances rushed to the scene of the accident.
27 August 2014, 09:39 MP Farid al-Khazen to VDL (93.3): Aoun is not awaiting any party to give him the legitimacy of the highest Christian representation.
27 August 2014, 09:00 ISF detained 79 people for committing various crimes throughout Lebanese territories.
27 August 2014, 08:45 MP Samir al-Jisr to VDL (100.5): The balance between the rival parties at the Parliament will not allow any candidate to be elected. The only solution is to elect a consensual president.
27 August 2014, 07:45 MP Walid Khoury to VDL (100.5): The majority of the people could back the Change and Reform proposal on direct presidential elections.
27 August 2014, 07:32 VDL (93.3) Unknown assailants have vandalized St. Charbel and St. Elias statues in Mezyara-Zgharta.
27 August 2014, 07:31 Gasoline prices dropped by LL400 while diesel prices dropped by LL200.
26 August 2014, 22:24 Hizbullah: Gaza's victory is an achievement in the course of conflict with the Zionist enemy and it represents a prelude to further key triumphs.
26 August 2014, 21:42 Al-Jadeed: Two people were wounded in a clash in Ain el-Hilweh camp following the death of Kamal al-Hallaq, who was hit by celebratory gunfire following the announcement of the Gaza ceasefire.
26 August 2014, 21:34 NNA: Kamal al-Hallaq died after being hit by celebratory gunfire in Sidon's Ain el-Hilweh camp.
26 August 2014, 20:28 NNA: Kamal al-Hallaq was wounded in the head by celebratory gunfire in the Ain el-Helweh camp and he is in critical condition.
26 August 2014, 20:10 LBCI: One person was killed in Ain el-Hilweh after being mistakenly hit by celebratory gunfire in the camp following the announcement of the Gaza truce.
26 August 2014, 19:55 MTV aired a phone call between abductee Pierre Geagea and his family: I am held with al-Nusra Front and I call on the people of Deir al-Ahmar and Bsharri to protest to press the cabinet to relief us of the impasse and to urge Hizbullah to withdraw its fighters from Syria.
26 August 2014, 18:42 Al-Mustaqbal bloc warned against "implicating the army in battles that are being fought by Hizbullah to serve its interests and those of the Syrian regime, which could jeopardize the relative stability that Lebanon is enjoying."
26 August 2014, 17:21 ISF: One of two men suspected of killing Elias Kfoury this morning has been arrested at the Bourj Hospital and he is wanted over theft and drug offenses.
26 August 2014, 17:06 Jreissati: We are directly concerned in the terrorism issue and a result to submitting the names of terrorists to the international judicial authority was stopping them and deterring the instigators and their financiers.
26 August 2014, 17:05 Jreissati: The FM's initiative is first of its kind and has been met with the cooperation of the General Prosecutor who demanded some clarifications. Bassil then contacted relevant ministries and several countries to get the names of concerned terrorists.
26 August 2014, 17:05 Jreissati: The bloc praised the FM's complaint with the ICC to prosecute Israeli officials and ISIL leaders on crimes of genocide, on the war in Gaza and on ISIL in Iraq.
26 August 2014, 17:04 Jreissati: General Aoun is still waiting for reactions on his proposal and it has been said that his suggestion is destructive and a heresy... but these were responses to an initiative to rescue the country.
26 August 2014, 17:03 Former Minister Salim Jreissati after the Change and Reform bloc's weekly meeting: We are against extending the parliament's term and we are not good at the "edge of the abyss" policy. This is a fixed principle.