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31 October 2014, 15:35 AFP: The president of Burkina Faso announced that he was stepping down.

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31 October 2014, 15:29 VDL (100.5): Director of the Islamic charitable hospital Azzam Aswad was assaulted and his office was vandalized by an individual whose child was not admitted at the facility.
31 October 2014, 15:28 Al-Jadeed: Speaker Nabih Berri held talks with MPs George Adwan and Nicolas Fattoush on extending parliament's term.
31 October 2014, 15:13 LBCI: The army dismantled 5 explosives, probably used in the recent Tripoli clashes, near al-Rashwani mosque in the city's grocery market.
31 October 2014, 14:34 NNA: A bomb was found during an army search operation at the grocery market in Bab al-Tabbaneh.
31 October 2014, 14:32 LBCI: The army seized arms from the house of Bilal Deqmaq's father in Tripoli.
31 October 2014, 14:28 Al-Jadeed: The army carried our raids in Fnaideq in looking for suspects, searching the residence of solider Akoumi who was killed in al-Dinniyeh while searching for his brother.
31 October 2014, 14:17 Al-Jadeed: The army raided the residence of an EDL employee in Brital in the wake of the kidnapping of two company drivers.
31 October 2014, 12:52 VDL (100.5): The army drew a tight dragnet around Othman bin Affan mosque in Tripoli's al-Mina after a suspicious car was found parked in the area.
31 October 2014, 12:40 Firefighters are battling a blaze that broke out at a power transformer in Dohat Aramoun.
31 October 2014, 12:25 The army command said the military arrested on Thursday night several people suspected of attacking soldiers and seized arms and ammunition from a depot in Tripoli.
31 October 2014, 11:49 Al-Jadeed: The Brital truck drivers were released.
31 October 2014, 11:46 Minister Boutros Harb from parliament: We will have to accept an exceptional extension of parliament's term pending the election of a president.
31 October 2014, 11:14 LBCI: Al-Nusra and IS agreed not to give the Lebanese authorities a list of their demands pending their approval of a swap.
31 October 2014, 10:49 LBCI: A shell from Syrian territories landed on a house in the Akkar town of al-Dbabiyeh, causing material damage.
31 October 2014, 10:47 OTV: Armed men took two trucks at Brital's entrance over a dispute between a former contractor and the electricity company.
31 October 2014, 10:07 VDL (100.5): The Qatari mediator negotiated at dawn with al-Nusra and IS and later briefed the related authorities in Beirut.
31 October 2014, 09:49 TMC: An individual was injured in a collision between 2 vehicles on Zahle highway.
31 October 2014, 09:17 NNA: The Lebanese army raids continued in Akkar's Bhennine and has so far arrested a number of wanted individuals.
31 October 2014, 09:05 TMC: The Syrian driver of a truck died after the vehicle flipped over on the main road of Nabatiyeh-Kfar Dajal.
31 October 2014, 08:37 MP Yassine Jaber told VDL (93.3) that there should be serious work to guarantee a unity, which would give the Lebanese army moral and political support.
31 October 2014, 08:19 ISF arrested 84 people for committing different crimes across Lebanon.
31 October 2014, 07:49 LBCI: 2 Syrians were arrested in Ras al-Dekwaneh during a joint army and municipality raid.
30 October 2014, 20:46 Ex-PM Hariri donated $20 million for reconstruction efforts in clashes-hit Tripoli and Bhannine.
30 October 2014, 20:31 National News Agency: A shell fired from Syria landed in the outskirts of the Lebanese town of al-Dabbabiyeh.
30 October 2014, 20:02 Families of captive servicemen: The prime minister put us in the picture of the current negotiations and he's awaiting the return of the Qatari envoy from Arsal.
30 October 2014, 20:01 Families of captive troops and policemen: We have decided to suspend our escalation until the return of the Qatari envoy (from Arsal) and we'll go back to to escalation if we don't sense tangible progress.
30 October 2014, 20:01 Families of captive servicemen: PM Salam did not give us any guarantees or positive indications.
30 October 2014, 20:00 LBCI: The meeting between the prime minister and the families of the captive servicemen ended a while ago.
30 October 2014, 19:56 MTV: Al-Nusra Front showed leniency in its demands, especially regarding the number of those it wants released.
30 October 2014, 19:56 MTV: The Qatari envoy started his meeting with the Islamic State group 10 minutes ago and talks are still underway.
30 October 2014, 18:11 Jreij: The Development and Construction Council was tasked with setting up power plants to tackle the gas emitted by the Naameh garbage dump.
30 October 2014, 18:09 Jreij: Ministers noted the poverty in some areas of Tripoli and Akkar. Cabinet therefore decided to dedicated LL30 billion to help these regions.
30 October 2014, 18:08 Jreij: Salam presented the results of the Berlin conference, where Lebanon presented its position on the Syrian refugees even though the aid to them was minimal.
30 October 2014, 18:07 Jreij: Salam highlighted the damage incurred in the city of Tripoli during the latest round of clashes.
30 October 2014, 18:07 Information Minister Ramzi Jreij after cabinet session: PM Salam reiterated at the start of the meeting the need to elect a president as soon as possible.
30 October 2014, 18:06 MTV: The meeting between the Qatari delegation and al-Nusra is still ongoing and the Syrian mediator said the main demand is still the prisoner exchange.
30 October 2014, 18:05 OTV: A delegation of the families of the Arsal captives is holding talks with PM Salam.
30 October 2014, 17:51 LBCI: The cabinet has approved LBP 30 billion in compensations for Bab al-Tabbaneh and Tripoli's old souks.
30 October 2014, 17:48 OTV: The cabinet adjourned discussions over the issue of waste disposal to next week.
30 October 2014, 17:03 Al-Jadeed: The finance ministry has finalized the transactions of the salaries of servicemen and General Security agents while measures related to other public administrations are still underway.
30 October 2014, 16:55 The Military Court received the detainee Ahmed Miqati and Saqr charged him as well as Othman, al-Ahmed and several fugitives with belonging to a terrorist group.
30 October 2014, 16:19 LBCI: The Qatari mediator has arrived in Arsal's outskirts.
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