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22 September 2014, 22:38 LBCI: The Qalamun sit-in committee has given the government 12 hours to act, threatening to block the Mhammara-Dahr al-Baydar road and the Qalamun highway from 4:00 pm till 7:00 pm.
22 September 2014, 19:56 Wife of captive soldier Ali al-Bazzal to MTV: They did not demand Hizbullah's withdrawal from Syria nor the release of prisoners from Roumieh.
22 September 2014, 19:56 Wife of captive soldier Ali al-Bazzal to MTV: Al-Nusra has postponed his execution for a week. They are waiting for indications that the negotiations will be resumed and demanding a humanitarian corridor. They are also demanding an end to the persecution of Syrians and the release of all detainees who were arrested after the Arsal battles.
22 September 2014, 19:55 Wife of captive soldier Ali al-Bazzal to MTV: For the sake of his safety, I will not be able to reveal the identity of those who accompanied me to meet with al-Nusra Front. I was not able to meet my husband and they said he is present in another region.
22 September 2014, 19:44 LBCI: Ali Sukkariyeh has been freed in Wadi Hmeid after he was abducted by gunmen two days ago.
22 September 2014, 19:38 OTV: The wife of captive soldier Ali al-Bazzal has met al-Nusra Front and received a list of their demands.
22 September 2014, 18:51 VDL (93.3): A number of people were wounded in a traffic accident between a motorcycle and a car on the Dekwaneh bridge in Ashrafiyeh in Beirut.
22 September 2014, 17:35 OTV: The Lebanese army is shelling the armed groups in Arsal's outskirts.
22 September 2014, 16:48 The Kataeb Party urged the government to shoulder its responsibilities towards the soldiers and devise alternative plans, domestically and at the level of the international community, stressing that the priority is only for the election of a president.
22 September 2014, 16:21 Muslim Scholars Committee: We urge Syrians in Lebanon to be wary of Syrian regime attempts to drag them into a confrontation in Lebanon.
22 September 2014, 16:20 Muslim Scholars Committee: We hope that the government will resolve the case of Islamists in Roumieh jail or issue an amnesty for the prisoners.
22 September 2014, 16:19 Muslim Scholars Committee: The committee has exerted all possible efforts to release the soldiers, but its attempts were obstructed by certain sides.
22 September 2014, 16:19 Muslim Scholars Committee: The solution to the crisis does not lie with the government or Qatar, but a camp that is obstructing negotiations.
22 September 2014, 16:17 Muslim Scholars Committee: Arsal has revealed the truth on the ground, demonstrating that a political camp is luring the army into a confrontation with the people.
22 September 2014, 13:27 The families of the soldiers taken captive reopened the Dahr al-Baidar road. But vowed to take escalatory measures.
22 September 2014, 12:56 VDL (93.3): Ali al-Homsi, one of the leaders of the Arab Democratic Party, was arrested in Tripoli's Jabal Mohsen neighborhood.
22 September 2014, 12:38 The parliament's appropriations committee approved the draft-law on better equipping the army.
22 September 2014, 12:35 A military judge called for the death penalty against four suspects for belonging to a terrorist organization.
22 September 2014, 12:15 LBCI: The Baalbek governor closed the restaurant where the food poisoning cases happened.
22 September 2014, 11:50 NNA: Around 40 people were hospitalized in Baalbek for suffering from food poisoning after eating at a restaurant.
22 September 2014, 11:18 NNA: Syrian warplanes carried out raids on Arsal's outskirts, killing and injuring gunmen.
22 September 2014, 11:06 Prime Minister Tammam Salam traveled to New York to represent Lebanon at the U.N. General Assembly sessions.
22 September 2014, 10:56 PM Salam: The issue of the captives is complicated. We will exert all efforts to resolve it.
22 September 2014, 10:39 An EDL contract worker threatened to set himself on fire and another threatened to kill himself with sharp objects over demands for salaries and school subsidies.
22 September 2014, 09:59 LBCI: The army is defusing a bomb found inside a bag on the side of the Qob Elias road.
22 September 2014, 09:58 PM Tammam Salam is holding talks with Minister Wael Abou Faour.
22 September 2014, 09:53 Maronite Patriarch Beshara al-Rahi met with Tourism Minister Michel Pharaon in Bkirki.
22 September 2014, 09:53 Al-Jadeed: The Lebanese army blocked the Qob Elias road in the Bekaa Valley after suspicion fell on an item placed on the side of the road.
22 September 2014, 09:45 Interior Minister Nouhad al-Mashnouq arrived at the Grand Serail for talks with PM Tammam Salam.
22 September 2014, 09:44 VDL (93.3): The Lebanese army arrested 9 Syrian nationals in a raid on refugees in the Monot street in Tripoli port.
22 September 2014, 09:41 PM Tammam Salam held talks with Defense Minister Samir Moqbel at the Grand Serail.
22 September 2014, 09:30 MP Assem Araji to VDL (93.3): The state's military capabilities to confront terrorism are weak.
22 September 2014, 09:20 LBCI: The army carried out raids on Syrian encampments in several towns near Baalbek.
22 September 2014, 08:59 The families of the soldiers and policemen taken captive by jihadists blocked the Qalamoun highway.
22 September 2014, 08:52 ISF arrested 46 people for committing different crimes across Lebanon.
22 September 2014, 08:31 MP Walid Succarieh to VDL (93.3): The spread of Takfiri thoughts in the North would help the area go out of the state's control.
22 September 2014, 08:30 MP Ahmed Fatfat to VDL (100.5): A parliamentary session is near. There has been a decision that legislation is necessary.