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30 July 2015, 11:14 LBCI quoting Lebanese Forces leader Samir Geagea: The waste crisis will not pass without accountability. The human mind cannot accept land-filling waste at an altitude above 1000 m because it pollutes underwater ground.
30 July 2015, 11:01 NNA: A Lebanese army unit seized arms during a night raid in Tripoli's al-Zahrieh area.
30 July 2015, 10:46 The cabinet convened at the Grand Serail under PM Tammam Salam.
30 July 2015, 10:45 LBCI: The army intelligence found an explosives belt at Arsal's entrance.
30 July 2015, 10:27 VDL (93.3): The Lebanese army chased defector Mohammed Youssef, who is suspected of belonging to terrorist groups, but arrested his friends Youssef Shaaban and Abdul Khaleq al-Dinnawi.
30 July 2015, 10:19 Minister Jebran Bassil said “ask the prime minister” in response to a question as to what will be discussed during the cabinet session.
30 July 2015, 10:17 Minister Akram Shehayyeb: The cabinet will start discussing the waste crisis and then the appointments.
30 July 2015, 10:14 Minister Ramzi Jreij at the Grand Serail: Discussion of the waste crisis comes before any cabinet mechanism.
30 July 2015, 10:06 VDL (93.3): Minister Mohammed al-Mashnouq said the winners of tenders for landfills will be announced on August 8.
30 July 2015, 10:04 VDL (93.3): The family of slain Army officer Major Rabih Kahil arrived at the military hospital to transport his body for funeral.
30 July 2015, 09:56 Minister Elias Bou Saab to Future TV: No one has an intention to escalate the situation during the cabinet session.
30 July 2015, 09:54 MP Antoine Zahra said PM Tammam Salam should not give in to the policy of paralysis exercised by some parties.
30 July 2015, 09:52 TMC: Seven people were injured in an accident involving a passenger van on the Batroun highway.
30 July 2015, 09:43 NNA: The Lebanese army carried out raids in the Akkar town of Mashha in search for people suspected of belonging to armed groups.
30 July 2015, 08:58 ISF arrested 82 people for committing different crimes across Lebanon.
30 July 2015, 08:42 Minister Alice Shabtini denied to VDL (100.5) that PM Tammam Salam would resign.
29 July 2015, 22:23 National News Agency: Lebanese national Khalil Faddoul was abducted after unknown individuals lured him to an area on Syria's border and a ransom worth USD 200,000 has been demanded.
29 July 2015, 19:44 The Civil Aviation chief denied as “totally baseless” a media report alleging that authorities at the airport have been informed by a number of foreign airlines that the they would suspend their flights.
29 July 2015, 19:32 National News Agency: The Rring road has been reopened.
29 July 2015, 19:29 MTV: Houmal municipal chief has handed over his son Elie Daou who is involved in the killing of the officer Rabih Kahil.
29 July 2015, 19:16 Ain Dara residents have blocked the Dahr al-Baydar-Bekaa road in protest at reports of possible transfer of garbage to their region.
29 July 2015, 19:13 National News Agency: Six airlines have informed Lebanon that they will stop their flights to Beirut's airport if garbage continues to be dumped near the facility.
29 July 2015, 18:55 National News Agency: Army troops and policemen have headed to the Ring bridge to reopen it after it was blocked with burning tires.
29 July 2015, 18:24 MTV: The committee following up on the waste disposal crisis failed to reach a solution and will meet again on Thursday night at 7.
29 July 2015, 18:05 Naharnet: A number of young men are blocking the Ring road in Beirut.
29 July 2015, 17:22 NNA: One member of the PFLP-GC was killed and six were wounded in the Qosaya blast.
29 July 2015, 16:27 Interior Minister Nouhad al-Mashnouq ahead of cabinet session: Those who tolerated stone-crushers have no right to object to using their land for landfills.
29 July 2015, 16:24 PFLP-GC official Anwar Raja to al-Mayadeen: An Israeli airstrike targeted our position in Qosaya that overlooks al-Zabadani. Six people were wounded.
29 July 2015, 16:03 LBCI: Beirut Municipal chief Bilal Hamad announced that an emergency plan to collect waste from the capital is underway.
29 July 2015, 15:42 Al-Jadeed: The blast heard in Qosaya was caused by an explosion in a weapons depot for the PFLP-GC.
29 July 2015, 15:01 Two shells landed on the outskirts of Qosaya in the Bekaa.
29 July 2015, 14:07 Berri according to VDL (100.5): Even the waste disposal file has become a victim of sectarian disputes. The issue should have been tackled a long time ago instead of the last minute.
29 July 2015, 13:21 Beirut police arrested 12 Lebanese, a Palestinian and a Syrian for committing different crimes.
29 July 2015, 13:17 Speaker Nabih Berri's weekly meeting with lawmakers is underway.
29 July 2015, 13:12 VDL (100.5): PM Tammam Salam is holding talks with Telecom Minister Butros Harb.
29 July 2015, 13:09 VDL (100.5): Health Ministry inspectors shut a daycare in Sidon for not having a legal license and not meeting health standards.
29 July 2015, 12:57 Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: 2 Hizbullah members were among 5 dead in an Israeli air strike on the village of Hader on the Syrian side of the Golan Heights.
29 July 2015, 12:53 MP Bahia Hariri: Lebanon today is a body without a head.
29 July 2015, 12:42 Ain Dara's municipality urged residents to head to the Dahr al-Baydar road to hold an anti-waste protest.
29 July 2015, 12:30 Civil Defense firefighters are dousing a bush blaze in the area of al-Berbara.
29 July 2015, 12:28 Minister Alain Hakim said there is no bread crisis in Lebanon, adding he has called for removing trash from outside mills.
29 July 2015, 12:27 NNA: The army intelligence arrested a Syrian woman in the Akkar town of Berqayel but failed to find her wanted husband.