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18 April 2014, 11:04 Maronite Patriarch Beshara al-Rahi telephoned LF leader Samir Geagea on Thursday night to congratulate him on the announcement of his candidacy and his presidential platform.
18 April 2014, 10:30 Good Friday service attended by President Michel Suleiman is underway at Kaslik.
18 April 2014, 09:33 The ISF Intelligence Bureau arrested overnight Ali Farasha, a wanted fighter from Jabal Mohsen, in the Akkar town of Ain Yaacoub.
18 April 2014, 08:44 ISF arrested 59 people for committing different crimes throughout Lebanon.
18 April 2014, 08:35 MP Samir al-Jisr to VDL (100.5): Saad Hariri is expected to attend the session to elect a new president but nothing is final yet.
18 April 2014, 08:34 Bishop Samir Mazloum to VDL (100.5): The president might not be elected from the first round but it would be a start.
18 April 2014, 08:30 VDL (93.3): Mahmoud Bekdash was arrested on Thursday night during army raids in Tripoli's Bab al-Tabbaneh and Starco.
17 April 2014, 22:41 LBCI: A Syrian helicopter fired two missiles at the Khirbet Daoud area in Arsal's outskirts.
17 April 2014, 19:56 MTV: LF's sources are counting on the votes of independents and al-Mustaqbal in Geagea's presidential bid.
17 April 2014, 19:55 MTV: The March 14 forces are seeking to nominate one presidential candidate, but if no agreement was reached, the nominee who gets less votes in the first round would withdraw in favor of the other.
17 April 2014, 18:59 LF leader Geagea held talks in Maarab with U.S. Ambassador Hale over the latest political developments in Lebanon and the region.
17 April 2014, 18:57 LBCI: The suspicious car in Arsal's Wadi Hmayyed did not contain any explosives but it turned out to be stolen.
17 April 2014, 17:25 LBCI: State Security detected a suspected bomb-laden car in Arsal's Wadi Hmayyed and a military expert is inspecting it.
17 April 2014, 16:43 Salam: We have no reason to be doubtful over the elections. Lebanon's democracy will be respected.
17 April 2014, 16:42 Salam: I am optimistic over the possibility of staging the elections. There is no reason for the polls to be postponed seeing as democracy is being applied.
17 April 2014, 16:42 Salam on presidential elections: We believe that the polls can be held given that a government was formed and parliament has resumed its sessions.
17 April 2014, 16:41 Salam: We hope that the upcoming weeks will witness a breakthrough over the new wage scale.
17 April 2014, 16:39 Salam on presidential elections: It is our duty to comply with national demands, especially if they are made by Bkirki.
17 April 2014, 16:38 Salam: We hope the holidays will be joyous for all.
17 April 2014, 16:38 Salam: The patriarch is a leading spiritual figure in Lebanon and his words hold sway over fateful and daily affairs.
17 April 2014, 16:37 Salam after meeting al-Rahi: The patriarch is a source of trust for all the Lebanese.
17 April 2014, 16:21 VDL (93.3): Health Minister Wael Abou Faour held talks with U.S. Ambassador to Lebanon David Hale over the latest developments.
17 April 2014, 16:00 PM Tammam Salam has arrived in Bkirki to meet with Maronite Patriarch al-Rahi to congratulate him on the occasion of the Easter holiday, and to discuss the situation in the country.
17 April 2014, 15:08 Army Commander Gen. Jean Qahwaji held talks with MP Emile Rahme on the situation in the Baalbek-Hermel region in light of the security plan implemented in the Bekaa.
17 April 2014, 14:45 ISF Intelligence Branch found explosives, grenades and light weapons in a warehouse in Tripoli's Jabal Mohsen.
17 April 2014, 14:05 LBCI: The army intelligence arrested Palestinian Bilal Kheir Kayed, a member of the Abdullah Azzam Brigades terrorist group.
17 April 2014, 13:48 Health Minister Abou Faour: The prices of around 261 expensive medications will be slashed by 17%.
17 April 2014, 13:33 Military Examining Magistrate Fadi Sawan asked for the death penalty against 6 Palestinian fugitives on charges of forming an armed gang aimed at carrying out terrorist attacks.
17 April 2014, 12:36 Al-Jadeed: The Israeli army released the two women and the child whom it kidnapped along with two men in the South.
17 April 2014, 12:27 Al-Mayadeen: An Israeli unit crossed the technical fence and kidnapped two Lebanese shepherds in Kfarshouba.
17 April 2014, 12:19 Reports: The Israeli army kidnapped 5 shepherds, including 3 women, from a farm in Shebaa.
17 April 2014, 11:44 Israeli warplanes flew at medium altitude over Tyre and the western and middle Bekaa sectors.