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23 October 2014, 15:47 MTV quoting health ministry sources: A patient at the Rafik Hariri University Hospital has symptoms similar to those of Ebola or Malaria and examinations are underway to diagnose the case.
23 October 2014, 15:31 OTV: A delegation from the families of the captive troops is meeting with Maj. Gen. Mohammed Kheir at the Grand Serail.
23 October 2014, 15:18 LBCI: Possessions of defected soldier Akoumi were discovered at the Dinniye apartment raided by the army, amid speculation that a charred corpse found there may be his.
23 October 2014, 14:30 The interrogation of the maid, who is accused of murdering Celine Rakan, was postponed.
23 October 2014, 13:30 Future TV: The cabinet approved a strategy to limit the influx of Syrian refugees.
23 October 2014, 13:17 VDL (93.3): The Syrian army carried out raids on Ras al-Maarah along the Lebanese-Syrian border.
23 October 2014, 13:08 A meeting was held between MP Fouad Saniora and Saudi FM Ali Awadh Asiri.
23 October 2014, 12:43 Speaker Nabih Berri called for a session to elect a new president on October 29.
23 October 2014, 12:36 MTV: Syrian warplanes carried out raids in al-Ajram, al-Rahwa and al-Kherbet on Arsal's outskirts.
23 October 2014, 12:31 Cabinet discussed the case of Arsal captives and is now studying the strategy to address Syrian refugees.
23 October 2014, 11:50 Al-Jadeed: Lebanese Hussein Soaid escaped unharmed after an Israeli tank shelled an area near his house in Kroum al-Shraqi that lies close to the Blue Line.
23 October 2014, 11:30 Security source to Anatolia news agency: The army arrested defected soldier Abdul Qader Akoumi, who had joined the IS ten days ago.
23 October 2014, 10:55 MTV: Lebanese businessman George Obaji's body was found in Cypriot territorial waters after his plane came down on his way to Beirut.
23 October 2014, 10:55 The cabinet session went underway at the Grand Serail.
23 October 2014, 10:44 Abou Faour ahead of cabinet session: The government received some of the demands of the jihadists and everything is negotiable.
23 October 2014, 10:28 Al-Jadeed: The army recovered a burnt body from the apartment that it raided in Dinniyeh.
23 October 2014, 10:27 OTV: The army killed Adel al-Atri, and arrested Ahmed Miqati and a defected soldier during the Dinniyeh raid. Two other suspects escaped.
23 October 2014, 10:19 MTV: A soldier was injured in the clashes between the army and gunmen in Asoun.
23 October 2014, 10:06 NNA: The families of the Arsal hostages reopened the Qalamoun highway.
23 October 2014, 10:06 The SCC kicked off a rally in solidarity with public employee Manal Daou near Beirut's Justice Palace.
23 October 2014, 09:46 VDL (93.3): The contract workers erected a tent near the Royal Tower.
23 October 2014, 09:29 MP Ahmed Fatfat to VDL (93.3): The issue of Syrian refugees is a matter of life and death.
23 October 2014, 09:21 NNA: Gunfire was heard and flares seen over Qusaya and Kfarzabad overnight.
23 October 2014, 09:19 NNA: A citizen was injured by a stray bullet during a wedding ceremony in the town of Faour in Zahle.
23 October 2014, 08:51 VDL (100.5): Ahmed Miqati, who is accused of beheading soldier al-Sayyed, was killed during the raid in Asoun town.
23 October 2014, 08:49 ISF detained 80 people for committing various crimes throughout Lebanese territories.
23 October 2014, 08:49 MTV: The army raided a network in the Asoun town in Dinniyeh and clashed with three of its members, killing one of them.
23 October 2014, 08:36 VDL (93.3): EDL contract workers stopped employees at Royal Tower from entering their offices to protest the failure to receive their salaries.
23 October 2014, 08:01 VDL (100.5): A vehicle was engulfed in flames in the Tripoli area of al-Bahsas.
23 October 2014, 07:46 MP Salim Salhab to VDL (100.5): We will reject the extension of parliament's term. We doubt that the extension will speed up the election of a president.
22 October 2014, 22:41 Interior Minister Mashnouq to al-Mustaqbal newspaper: We have located the debris of the Cypriot plane, after seeking the help of UNIFIL's boats.
22 October 2014, 22:29 LF leader Samir Geagea returned from Saudi Arabia after holding talks with ex-PM Saad Hariri and top Saudi officials.
22 October 2014, 21:14 Information obtained by LBCI: The captain of the Cypriot plane contacted the airport in Cyprus at 7:02 pm to report a technical problem before it disappeared from the radar two minutes later.
22 October 2014, 20:27 VDL (100.5): The plane that disappeared between Cyprus and Lebanon is rented and it belongs to the private aviation club at Beirut's airport.
22 October 2014, 20:04 Interior Minister Mashnouq to al-Jadeed: I'm concerned with the border and with every Lebanese region as well as with the safety of the Lebanese. The security situation in the country might require consultations about a role for Hizbullah in defending the border.
22 October 2014, 19:56 LBCI: A training plane disappeared from the radar in Cypriot airspace while en route from Cyprus to Beirut's airport.
22 October 2014, 19:38 Maronite Archbishop of Beirut Boulos Matar to al-Manar: The patriarch told Hariri that we do not have a veto on any presidential candidate and that the issue is in the hands of the MPs, but where are the MPs?
22 October 2014, 19:37 MP Ahmed Fatfat to Future TV: The vast majority of MPs want extension although some are not openly announcing that they want it.
22 October 2014, 19:36 MP Alain Aoun to Future TV: One of the solutions to the presidential crisis could be staging parliamentary elections.
22 October 2014, 16:56 LBCI: The relatives of the Arsal captives vowed to indefinitely keep blocking both lanes of the Qalamoun highway.
22 October 2014, 16:53 LBCI: Relatives of the Arsal captives reopened the Qalamoun coastal road.
22 October 2014, 16:33 LBCI: The SCC called for staging a sit-in in front of the Justice Palace on Thursday morning in protest against the assault against Manal Daou.
22 October 2014, 16:20 MTV: A fire erupted in the outskirts of the Akkar town of al-Mhammara near the Tamer gas station and Civil Defense crews are trying to douse it.