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03 May 2016, 18:07 The Mustaqbal bloc stressed the need for citizens to participate in the municipal polls.
03 May 2016, 17:09 Kanaan: The joint parliamentary committees were in agreement that approving a new electoral law and the election of a president are the first steps towards achieving political reform.
03 May 2016, 17:08 Kanaan: We believe that expatriates should be represented in parliament.
03 May 2016, 17:08 Kanaan: We should not overlook the rights of expatriates in voting.
03 May 2016, 17:07 Kanaan: The joint parliamentary committees rightfully approved the Orthodox Gathering law, which we had previously endorsed.
03 May 2016, 17:06 Kanaan: The electoral law is not something we can strike a deal over, but it is linked to rights stipulated in the constitution and National Pact.
03 May 2016, 17:05 Kanaan: We urge the government and all political blocs to handle the refugee case as a temporary matter and that a final solution be found for it.
03 May 2016, 17:05 Kanaan: We cannot nonchalantly deal with the Syrian refugees, who make up 40 percent of the population.
03 May 2016, 17:04 Kanaan after Change and Reform bloc weekly meeting: We cannot treat the issue of the Syrian regime as a given reality.
03 May 2016, 14:42 Prime Minister Tammam Salam after meeting his Dutch counterpart: We discussed all means of support that the Netherlands can provide to support Lebanon's economy in the presence of 1.5 million refugees.
03 May 2016, 14:27 VDL (100.5): Two Syrian nationals were arrested in the area of Hermel.
03 May 2016, 13:46 MP Georges Adwan after joint parliamentary committees meeting: We made a good step forward today and we cannot achieve progress with the 1960 electoral law.
03 May 2016, 13:25 MP Ibrahim Kanaan after joint parliamentary committees meeting: The Orthodox electoral law is the only one that has been referred to parliament.
03 May 2016, 12:24 MP Khodr Habib: The Kataeb party and Hizbullah refuses to limit discussions to the hybrid electoral law.
03 May 2016, 12:15 Dutch PM Mark Rutte arrived at the Grand Serail for talks with PM Tammam Salam.
03 May 2016, 11:56 MTV: A man was killed when a car hit him on the al-Mkalles road.
03 May 2016, 11:51 Grand Mufti Abdul Latif Daryan during message on occasion of Isra and Miraj: Taking part in the municipal polls is a national duty.
03 May 2016, 11:17 NNA: Ambassadors of Arab states started arriving at Bkirki to hold a meeting with Patriarch al-Rahi.
03 May 2016, 11:15 VDL (93.3): Lawmakers started arriving at the parliament to take part in a meeting of the joint committees set to tackle the electoral draft-laws.
03 May 2016, 09:46 Foreign Minister Jebran Bassil during a conference on effective diplomacy: Each foreign policy should be based on principles that garner the consensus of the major components in the nation.
03 May 2016, 09:23 ISF arrested 53 individuals for committing various crimes throughout Lebanon.
03 May 2016, 08:37 Minister Raymond Araiji on the municipal electoral lists to VDL (93.3): Family alliances can not be separated from politics. Consensus has been reached in most of the villages in Zgharta.