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27 August 2015, 19:41 Bassil: We reached consensus so that our movement can be strong today.
27 August 2015, 19:30 Bassil: They won't be able to defeat our will. They will target us and try to isolate us with the “takfiri sword” and the sword of politics. They will obstruct our projects and try to prevent us from making achievements. They will try to eliminate us in the square, administrations, ministries and presidency, but we shall fall and rise because we are the sons of resurrection.
27 August 2015, 19:28 Bassil: The General will remain the movement's temporal and eternal leader.
27 August 2015, 19:14 Bassil: The movement is strong by its principles and regional decentralization in the implementation of its decisions.
27 August 2015, 19:12 Bassil: We're a movement that is smaller than Lebanon and bigger than the Levant.
27 August 2015, 19:10 Bassil: Consensus is a form of democracy and we're advocates of a strong president.
27 August 2015, 19:08 Bassil: The movement is the salvation of Christians and the hope of the Lebanese and the people of the Levant.
27 August 2015, 19:05 FM Bassil announcing his program and vision after winning the FPM's presidency uncontested: We are the General's guarantee and he has never sought a guarantee except from his people.
27 August 2015, 18:33 Two sit-ins got underway in Tripoli and Akkar and protesters are warning against any attempt to dump garbage from other regions in the North district.
27 August 2015, 18:09 OTV: Jumblat held phone talks with General Aoun over the latest developments.
27 August 2015, 16:09 Speaker Berri held phone talks with PM Salam, urging him to take some time before calling a new cabinet session to “allow consultations to reach solutions that guarantee the attendance of all parties.”
27 August 2015, 15:37 LBCI: Abou Faour asked the interior minister to instruct the relevant authorities to remove the garbage that was randomly dumped in Jal el-Dib near homes and restaurants.
27 August 2015, 15:24 VDL (100.5): Maronite Patriarch Beshara al-Rahi met with the Change and Reform bloc chief Michel Aoun in Bkirki.
27 August 2015, 15:11 Jreij: Investigations will continue to uncover protesters and security forces members who resorted to violence during the weekend's rallies.
27 August 2015, 15:10 LBCI: Salam will call the concerned ministerial committee to session as soon as he receives a list of municipalities that want to address trash collection.
27 August 2015, 15:09 Jreij: Funds will be provided for public sector employees to earn their salaries.
27 August 2015, 15:09 Jreij: Cabinet expressed its keenness on freedom of protests, rejecting assaults by some demonstrators against the security forces.
27 August 2015, 15:08 Jreij: Concerned companies were ordered to immediately collect garbage.
27 August 2015, 15:07 Jreij: Cabinet continued discussions and proposals over the trash crisis, requesting the Interior Ministry to order municipalities to assume their responsibilities.
27 August 2015, 15:07 Jreij: Salam urged cabinet to take decisions over a number of pressing issues.
27 August 2015, 15:06 Jreij: Salam noted that cabinet rejected the waste management bids during its Tuesday session and alternatives were proposed, including decentralizing the issue among concerned municipalities.
27 August 2015, 15:04 Jreij: Salam said that the waste management crisis has become a national issue.
27 August 2015, 15:03 Information Minister Ramzi Jreij after cabinet session: Salam hoped at the beginning of the session the contacts would continue to ensure the return of the boycotting ministers.
27 August 2015, 14:50 Rifi: A series of swift measures will be taken to tackle the waste management file.
27 August 2015, 14:48 Minister Wael Abou Faour to LBCI: We hope that the remaining ministers will return to cabinet soon and we only tackled central issues given their absence.
27 August 2015, 14:45 LBCI: The cabinet session at the Grand Serial has ended. The public sector salaries and the Eurobonds items have been approved.
27 August 2015, 14:45 Minister Ali Hassan Khalil: The situation at cabinet cannot return to normal without the return of all of its members and contacts are ongoing with them.
27 August 2015, 14:42 Minister Ashraf Rifi: Today's cabinet session was productive.
27 August 2015, 14:32 LBCI: The Kataeb Party submitted a proposal to allow municipalities to once again handle the waste disposal file.
27 August 2015, 14:32 VDL (100.5): Cabinet sources expected today's session to be productive as promised by Salam.
27 August 2015, 14:27 TMC: An individual was severely injured in a collision between a truck and a motorcycle on the main road of al-Zrarieh.
27 August 2015, 13:50 TMC: An individual was injured in a collision between a truck and a car on Antelias bridge.
27 August 2015, 13:40 MTV: A dispute between a Captain and a citizen escalated into a fist fight when the municipality tried to remove some violations on the airport road.
27 August 2015, 13:08 FM Jebran Bassil's list of candidates won uncontested to head the FPM.
27 August 2015, 12:06 LBCI: Judge Abu Ghida issued an arrest warrant against Ahmed al-Asir.
27 August 2015, 12:05 LBCI: Ahmed al-Asir's admitted that he supported Khaled Hoblos during the clashes with the army in Bhannine.
27 August 2015, 12:04 VDL (93.3): Health ministry inspectors closed the al-Sharq bakery owned by Amer al-Rawwas in Sidon for failure to meet the health standards.
27 August 2015, 11:53 Al-Jadeed: Judge Abu Ghida is hearing Ahmed al-Asir's testimony.
27 August 2015, 11:20 Judicial sources to VDL (100.5): Investigations continue with 17 detainees against the backdrop of Riad al-Solh incidents.
27 August 2015, 11:01 Interior Minister Nouhad al-Mashnouq: The six ministers absence from the cabinet session is an escalatory move. everything can be solved through dialogue and no fear for the employees of Sukleen because each future company is compelled to benefit form their expertise.
27 August 2015, 10:47 LBCI: A man was injured in a dispute in Ain el-Hilweh's al-Jemmayze neighborhood against a disagreement on trash.
27 August 2015, 10:46 NNA: A Lebanese man was found dead with a gunshot in the head in his home's basement in the Jbeil town of Ehmej.
27 August 2015, 10:42 “You Stink” announced that the protest on Saturday will be held in downtown Beirut's Martyrs Square at 6:00 pm.
27 August 2015, 10:23 The cabinet session kicked off at the Grand Serail.
27 August 2015, 10:22 TMC: An individual was injured in a collision between a vehicle and a motorcycle on Dora highway bridge.
27 August 2015, 10:21 ISF arrested 82 individuals for committing various crimes throughout Lebanon.
27 August 2015, 10:21 VDL (93.3): A Lebanese man was injured after failing to stop at the army checkpoint in the Baalbek town of Bouday.
27 August 2015, 10:19 Minister Mohammed al-Mashnouq said Sukleen workers ended their strike, adding the problem will be resolved today.
27 August 2015, 10:17 Minister Alain Hakim: We might walk out of the cabinet session today if the waste problem is not resolved as the first item on the agenda.
27 August 2015, 10:16 Sukleen said it is ready to give workers their rights: We won't give up our commitments towards them.
27 August 2015, 10:12 Health Minister Wael Abou Faour said the cabinet will take decisions on urgent issues.
27 August 2015, 09:32 The National Social Security Fund ended its contract with the Batroun state hospital.
27 August 2015, 09:26 FM Bassil contacted PM Salam and informed him that the FPM and Hizbullah will boycott today's cabinet session.
27 August 2015, 09:23 TMC: The Karantina highway was reopened.
27 August 2015, 09:15 Sukleen employees blocked the Karantina highway with garbage trucks over fears they would not be granted all their rights if bids settled on other trash collection companies.
27 August 2015, 08:58 MP Ammar Houri to VDL (100.5): Features of a serious chaos are clear. The attempts to invade the Grand Serail and the demands to topple the government have no relation to the righteous claims.
27 August 2015, 08:34 MP Khaled Zahraman to VDL (93.3): Akkar is ready to accept part of Beirut's waste.
27 August 2015, 08:27 LBCI: Cautious calm prevails in the Ain el-Hilweh Palestinian refugee camp after fierce clashes overnight that killed two individuals.
27 August 2015, 08:26 VDL (93.3): The Lebanese army in West Bekaa targeted IS position in the outskirts of Baalbek killing and injuring several militants.