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31 July 2014, 19:36 Palestinian Health Ministry: 1,422 deaths and 8,265 injuries in the ongoing war on the Gaza Strip.

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31 July 2014, 20:16 LBCI: The family of Asaad Shaghouri, the Lebanese consul in Benin, said robbery might have been the motive behind his assassination, but added that it could also be due to business rivalry.
31 July 2014, 20:11 Finance Minister Ali Hassan Khalil to al-Jadeed: The small deficit in al-Iskan is normal and I think banks should reevaluate funding this institution.
31 July 2014, 20:05 Top security official to MTV: We do not have any information on a plan to carry out abductions in the North to exchange the kidnapped with Roumieh prisoners. We are persecuting all ISIL members and they do not have the capability to execute such a plan.
31 July 2014, 19:54 MTV: Ex-PM Saniora and Health Minister Wael Abou Faour will hold talks on the new wage scale tonight and the latter has several suggested solutions that, if al-Mustaqbal agrees on, the new wage scale would be adopted.
31 July 2014, 19:53 MTV: The extension of the parliament's term has become inevitable and is agreed on in a comprehensive agreement that includes the new wage scale.
31 July 2014, 19:53 Change and Reform bloc MP Simon Abi Ramia to OTV: We told General Basbous to preserve sectarian balance in the ISF.
31 July 2014, 19:33 Al-Manar: A car overturned on the Nahr al-Litani road, leading to the death of one person from the Doghman family while his fiance was injured in the accident.
31 July 2014, 19:02 Free Sunnis of Baalbek Brigade addressing Interior Minister Mashnouq: Your orders that are being carried out by your mice in several regions will not prevent us from targeting them anytime we desire.
31 July 2014, 18:27 Gharib: This is not an issue of concessions but of unleashing teachers. We will hold a strike in public institutions on August 6.
31 July 2014, 18:25 Gharib: We are the most keen on students' rights.
31 July 2014, 18:24 Gharib: We still insist on the 121% wage increase, of which we received 45%. And we reject a 1% VAT increase.
31 July 2014, 18:23 SCC head Hanna Gharib: We have not received anything about the new wage scale and all what we know we were informed about in the media. I repeat that we are holding onto all our rights.
31 July 2014, 18:14 Bou Saab: We have many options and there is no final solution. I could take a decision that does not please the SCC.
31 July 2014, 18:13 Bou Saab: Berri assured that there would be no legislation at the parliament without the new wage scale.
31 July 2014, 18:11 Bou Saab: From this moment until the beginning of next week at most we should reach a solution along with the SCC.
31 July 2014, 18:10 Bou Saab: I have said before that no certificates will be issued and no correction of exams will take place without SCC's approval and I haven't changed my opinion. I will not oblige anyone to correct exams.
31 July 2014, 18:09 Bou Saab: The SCC and I are together in this crisis and I tell the Committee that the minister should stand by the students also because they are suffering as well. We hope the SCC would listen to students.
31 July 2014, 18:08 Bou Saab: I asked the SCC to think about a solution to push for the adoption of the new wage scale, and I noted that a parliamentary session might not be held for political reasons.
31 July 2014, 18:07 Bou Saab: March 14 and al-Mustaqbal Movement support adopting the new wage scale but it's apparent that it will not be adopted soon. Speaker Berri assured that any decision will not pass unless the new wage scale becomes in force.
31 July 2014, 18:06 Bou Saab: The presidential vacuum is starting to reflect on the legislative work and the cabinet's work. The new wage scale is a barrier standing between the SCC and its decision to correct official exams.
31 July 2014, 18:06 Education Minister Elias Bou Saab: If we do not agree on issuing the new wage scale ASAP, the future of students would slide into the unknown.
31 July 2014, 17:47 NNA: The Lebanese community in Libya called on national authorities to take quick steps to evacuate the expats because of the security situation's deterioration.
31 July 2014, 17:46 FPM chief MP Aoun lamented a time in which kids are being massacred in Gaza and adults killed in Mosul amid international and accomplices' silence.
31 July 2014, 17:22 LF leader Samir Geagea: Lebanon has gone back to the pre-historic phase, not because of ISIL's acts, but because of some factions' obstruction of the presidential vote.
31 July 2014, 17:02 NNA: The release of Nicols al-Murr took place in al-Khraybeh area in eastern Baalbek and no ransom was paid in the process.
31 July 2014, 16:57 Kataeb political bureau: We refuse turning Arsal into a region of military confrontation between supporters and opponents of the Syrian regime.
31 July 2014, 16:17 Al-Jadeed: Citizen Nicolas al-Murr has been released after a brief abduction from the Bekaa's Talya.
31 July 2014, 15:57 Jaras Scoop: A huge blaze erupted near Mont La Salle school in Ain Saadeh, and civil defense forces rushed to the area to extinguish it.
31 July 2014, 15:57 Jaras Scoop: Marwa Ali Khalil, 11, and her sister Mariam, 7, were rescued from the Basri river near the town of Joun and they were transferred to the Iqlim and Kharroub hospital. They are both in a critical condition.
31 July 2014, 15:55 Al-Jadeed: Unknown assailants kidnapped N. al-Murr, who resides in the Bekaa town of Talya, after claiming that they were members of the military police.
31 July 2014, 14:42 VDL (100.5): The relatives of the Algerian plane victims held a meeting with FM Bassil and General Prosecutor Judge Samir Hammoud in presence of an aviation expert.
31 July 2014, 13:56 MTV: A rocket from Syrian territories landed in the town of Hermel.
31 July 2014, 11:04 Gasoline prices decreased by LL400 and diesel by lL200.
31 July 2014, 09:30 MP Fadi Karam to Future TV: If Hizbullah agreed to allow Geagea to reach the presidency post then it has changed its perspective.
31 July 2014, 09:27 Security forces arrested 21 individuals throughout Lebanon for committing various crimes.
31 July 2014, 09:03 MP Walid Sukkarieh to VDL (93.3): Terrorism is the greatest security challenge in Lebanon and we demand the army be granted sufficient support to fight it.
31 July 2014, 08:55 The army detained six Syrians in the eastern town of Arsal over suspicious links to armed groups.
31 July 2014, 08:36 MP Farid al-Khazen to VDL (100.5): We are seeking to hold the presidential elections as soon as possible.
31 July 2014, 08:31 MP Jamal al-Jarrah to VDL (100.5): Positive consultations are looming regarding the new pay hike for public employees.
31 July 2014, 07:30 The UNIFIL handed over to Lebanese security forces shepherd Ismail Khalil Nabaa, who was kidnapped by Israeli army.
30 July 2014, 22:45 The army confirmed in a statement that two rockets fired from the Eastern Mountain Belt had landed in the vicinity of Hermel without causing casualties.