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24 August 2016, 14:36 Al-Jadeed: The Lebanese army has closed two illegal crossings in the Petrol Pipeline area on the Lebanese-Syrian border.
24 August 2016, 14:25 Reports: Berri has informed Salam that his ministers will attend tomorrow's cabinet session and they agreed not to pass any important decree during the session.
24 August 2016, 13:50 Minister Fneish after meeting PM Salam: Until the moment, we have not taken a decision to boycott the cabinet session and Salam stressed that he will be careful in his management of the session.
24 August 2016, 13:48 Finance Minister Khalil: I will refer the draft state budget to the government within the next 48 hours.
24 August 2016, 12:32 Al-Manar: MP Mohammed Raad has called for postponing tomorrow's cabinet session.
23 August 2016, 18:35 Protesters outside Bourj Hammoud landfill: There are less costly waste management solutions but the government must sack Shehayyeb and his committee.
23 August 2016, 18:29 Deputy Speaker Makari to LBCI: We call for postponing Thursday's cabinet session and we will conduct contacts in this regard in a bid to find solutions.
23 August 2016, 18:22 LBCI: Kanaan has arrived in Maarab for talks with Geagea.
23 August 2016, 18:18 Reports: Pharaon has conducted contacts with Salam and the leaders of the FPM, the LF, Mustaqbal and some independent ministers, urging the postponement of Thursday's cabinet session.
23 August 2016, 17:18 Bassil: Will our partners in the country accept a government that governs in the absence of Christians? Without all Lebanese components, Lebanon itself is absent and as a movement, we are always ready to take to the streets to defend dignity.
23 August 2016, 17:16 Bassil: We might face a political system crisis after Thursday's session.
23 August 2016, 17:09 Bassil: We have decided not to attend Thursday's cabinet session in order to send a warning.
23 August 2016, 17:06 Bassil: The government is not doing anything regarding all the files.
23 August 2016, 17:05 FPM chief Bassil after weekly meeting of Change and Reform bloc: Some people ask us why we don't resign from the government and we tell them that we don't want to plunge the country into total vacuum.