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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.
29 July 2015, 11:01 Health ministry inspectors closed an unlicensed lab in Sidon.
29 July 2015, 10:46 NNA: The sounds of the fighting in Syria's Zabadani reverberated across the Bekaa Valley as Israeli warplanes overflew the area at low altitude.
29 July 2015, 10:44 TMC said an individual was injured after being hit by a car in Dora.
29 July 2015, 09:42 TMC: Several people were injured when a pick-up truck and a passenger van collided on al-Qalamoun highway.
29 July 2015, 09:41 The ISF Intelligence Branch arrested in Jdeideh T.Z. for carrying out robberies.
29 July 2015, 09:40 ISF arrested 59 people for committing different crimes across Lebanon.
29 July 2015, 08:47 MP Atef Majdalani did not rule a possible postponement of Thursday’s cabinet session.
29 July 2015, 08:45 NNA: An ISF Intelligence Branch patrol arrested Yasser al-Hassan, who is suspected of killing Bassam Mattar in Ferzol two days ago.
29 July 2015, 08:25 VDL (100.5): An individual was injured in a collision between two vehicles in Elissar.
29 July 2015, 07:28 Gasoline prices dropped LL300 and diesel dropped LL400.
28 July 2015, 22:37 LBCI: The casualty toll from the Ain el-Hilweh gunfire has risen to two dead and three wounded.
28 July 2015, 22:07 National News Agency: The army opened heavy artillery fire at the posts and gatherings of the armed groups in al-Qaa's outskirts.
28 July 2015, 21:01 National News Agency: Two Jund al-Sham members came under gunfire in al-Tahtani street in the Ain el-Hilweh camp and tension has engulfed the area.
28 July 2015, 19:24 Environment Minister Mohammed al-Mashnouq: The waste management subcommittee will continue its discussions tomorrow at 4:00 pm.
28 July 2015, 18:59 Ain Dara residents have blocked the Dahr al-Baydar road over reports of waste transfer to their region.
28 July 2015, 18:49 LBCI: Defense Minister Samir Moqbel is meeting with Geagea in Maarab.
28 July 2015, 17:19 Kanaan: We make this plea in the name of all Lebanese. The judiciary should not only punish Tareq Yatim, but all those who allow people like him to get away with such crimes.
28 July 2015, 17:18 Kanaan: The bloc demands clear measures that not only tackle the criminal, but all those involved in the crime.
28 July 2015, 17:17 Kanaan: We condemn the political cover being offered to criminals.
28 July 2015, 17:17 MP Ibrahim Kanaan after Change and Reform bloc's weekly meeting: We condemn George al-Rif's murder and other similar crimes.
28 July 2015, 17:12 Bassil: It is not our duty to force municipalities to create landfills in their regions.
28 July 2015, 17:12 Bassil: Partnership in rule cannot be selective.
28 July 2015, 17:10 Bassil: Our position on cabinet decisions, whether on the garbage issue or not, has not been taken into consideration since 2010.
28 July 2015, 17:09 Bassil: The current government took a number of plans regarding waste disposal, but they were thwarted after the Naameh landfill was shut and after political blackmail came into the equation.
28 July 2015, 17:08 Bassil: We exerted pressure on a number of subsequent cabinets to tackle the waste disposal issue.
28 July 2015, 17:07 Bassil: Similar trash plans were drafted in cabinets that followed Hariri's, but none were addressed.
28 July 2015, 17:07 FM Jebran Bassil after Change and Reform bloc's weekly meeting: During my tenure as minister in former PM Saad Hariri's cabinet, a law was drafted over garbage disposal, but it was never approved.
28 July 2015, 16:36 VDL (93.3): Judge Samir Hammoud has demanded the arrest of those who attacked Minister Rashid Derbas.
28 July 2015, 16:35 Bou Saab: Our task is to remove garbage from the streets, not to put it in the homes of people, and we're cooperating with the environment minister, who must find the solution.
28 July 2015, 16:33 Agriculture Minister Shehayyeb during meeting of waste management ministerial panel: We're awaiting Minister Elias Bou Saab to know their decision regarding the distribution of the landfills. We either take a decision today or we go home and keep the garbage on the streets.
28 July 2015, 15:08 LBCI: Judge Ali Ibrahim issued a preliminary decision appointing a technical committee on the files of Sukleen and Sukomi.