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22 October 2014, 14:17 The families of servicemen decided to reopen the road.
22 October 2014, 14:16 Abou Faour: If the government neglected the case, then the PSP will stand by the families.
22 October 2014, 14:16 Abou Faour: Negotiations will not end over a short period of time.
22 October 2014, 14:15 Abou Faour: The government probably should reveal more details but we fear leaks to media outlets.
22 October 2014, 14:14 Abou Faour: The families are not outlaws.
22 October 2014, 14:10 Berri to MPs: The parliament should specify that the parliamentary polls would be held after the election of a president if it extend its term.
22 October 2014, 14:03 Minister Abou Faour arrived in Saifi to persuade the families of abducted servicemen to reopen the road.
22 October 2014, 13:34 Abou Faour urged the families of Arsal captives to reopen the Saifi road and head to Riad al-Solh to meet with him.
22 October 2014, 13:16 The families of Arsal captives blocked the road near the Kataeb party HQ in Saifi.
22 October 2014, 13:00 The relatives of abducted servicemen who support escalating measures headed towards Saifi near Kataeb party HQ.
22 October 2014, 12:58 A verbal spat occurred between the families of Arsal captives over the burning of tires near the Grand Serail.
22 October 2014, 12:48 Speaker Nabih Berri heads the weekly parliamentary meeting with MPs that kicked off moments ago.
22 October 2014, 12:27 Public Works Minister Ghazi Zoaiter from the airport: We will take all measures to facilitate the measures taken by the health minister to stop Ebola from reaching Lebanon.
22 October 2014, 12:22 Health Minister Wael Abou Faour said the planes arriving from countries where there is an Ebola outbreak would land in one terminal at Rafik Hariri International Airport.
22 October 2014, 11:46 An Israeli unit combed the area at the banks of Wazzani river.
22 October 2014, 11:43 NNA: A 20-year-old committed suicide by hanging himself from the ceiling in the town of al-Halousiyeh in Tyre.
22 October 2014, 11:27 VDL (100.5): A robber and police exchanged fire when he was caught red-handed in Jbeil.
22 October 2014, 11:10 LBCI: The army released a person it had arrested in Tripoli's al-Shaarani.
22 October 2014, 11:08 The foreign affairs committee met at the parliament to discuss the issue of Syrian refugees. FM Jebran Bassil attended the meeting.
22 October 2014, 10:47 VDL (93.3): Qobeh prison guards thwarted an attempt to smuggle into the facility 500 captagon pills and 5 grams of hashish.
22 October 2014, 10:30 Future TV: Banners supporting the Islamic State were erected in al-Rama in Wadi Khaled.
22 October 2014, 10:30 VDL (100.5): The Lebanese army raided the Shaarani neighborhood in Tripoli's al-Qobbeh and arrested one person.
22 October 2014, 10:10 Al-Jadeed: The families of Arsal captives blocked al-Qalamoun highway.
22 October 2014, 09:22 A meeting is underway between the Health Minister and a delegation from hospitals that will equip rooms for patients infected with the Ebola virus.
22 October 2014, 09:19 Civil Defense: Firefighters doused a blaze at a housing unit in the Nabatiyeh town of Zafta.
22 October 2014, 09:02 MP Amar Houri to VDL (93.3): We agree with Patriarch al-Rahi that electing a president is a priority. Criticism should be directed at the other party that boycotted the sessions to elect a head of state.
22 October 2014, 08:59 VDL (100.5): A child was killed and three others injured in a car accident in Baalbek's Sharawneh Neighborhood.
22 October 2014, 08:28 MP Assem Araji to VDL (100.5): Security forces should reveal the names of the parties standing behind the abductions.
22 October 2014, 08:06 TMC: Two people were injured in a collision between two cars on the Cornet Shahwan main road overnight.
22 October 2014, 08:06 ISF arrested 68 people for committing different crimes across Lebanon.
22 October 2014, 07:56 LBCI: Assailants tossed a hand grenade near an army checkpoint on the Beddawi-Mankoubine road in Tripoli. The army and the attackers exchanged fire after the assault.
22 October 2014, 07:50 Gasoline prices dropped by LL800, diesel prices by LL100 and gas prices dropped by LL500.
21 October 2014, 21:59 National News Agency: Flares were detected over the outskirts of Qousaya in the Eastern Mountain Range.
21 October 2014, 21:41 Al-Jadeed: State Security arrested a Syrian who belongs to a terrorist group in Akkar's Khirbet Daoud.
21 October 2014, 21:27 National News Agency: The sounds of a hand grenade explosion and gunshots were heard in Tripoli.
21 October 2014, 21:03 MTV: A hand grenade was hurled at an ISF vehicle in Tripoli as another was thrown at the Bab al-Tabbaneh police station, causing no casualties.
21 October 2014, 20:47 National News Agency: Israeli forces fired 8 flares over the al-Marsad post and Mount Hermon's western heights.
21 October 2014, 20:17 OTV: Khaled and Walid al-Hujeiri, who were abducted from Taalbaya and Masharii al-Qaa, have been freed.
21 October 2014, 20:06 Health Minister Wael Abou Faour to MTV: We have entered a dangerous phase of Sunni-Shiite tension and it's about time these two parties engaged in dialogue in Lebanon.
21 October 2014, 19:59 LBCI: Mufti al-Meis, Nader Hariri, Saniora and Berri are involved in the negotiations over the release of the abductees from the al-Hujeiri family.
21 October 2014, 19:58 LBCI: Mediations in the case of the al-Hujeiri abductees have not reached a happy ending until the moment.
21 October 2014, 19:56 LBCI: Manal Daou intends to file a lawsuit against Fattoush on Wednesday and she did not apologize, according to her lawyer Asaad Ghannam.
21 October 2014, 19:02 Mohammed Hamiyeh's father: Arsal's residents are our brothers and we have nothing to do with the kidnappings.
21 October 2014, 18:57 Al-Mustaqbal bloc called for "following a single standard in the implementation of security plans in all regions and towards all parties," while urging a "national settlement aimed at electing a consensual president."
21 October 2014, 18:49 VDL (100.5): MP Sami Gemayel held talks in Jeddah with the Saudi crown prince, foreign minister and Hariri.
21 October 2014, 18:07 Maronite Patriarch Beshara al-Rahi returned from Rome: The MPs are violating the constitution and are opposing the people's rejection of the extension of parliament's term.
21 October 2014, 18:02 VDL (100.5): A fire broke out in the al-Dam wal Farz area in Mina in Tripoli.
21 October 2014, 17:41 Al-Jadeed: A young man called A. Arafat, of Turkmen origin, died due to the explosion of a shell in Adous plain in Bekaa.
21 October 2014, 17:11 Kanaan: When problems happen, the solution is to resort to elections, and we won't accept that the elections be usurped under various slogans.
21 October 2014, 17:07 Kanaan: We call on the government, parliament and political blocs to shoulder their responsibilities in the issue of refugees and Lebanon cannot withstand humanitarian slogans from now on.
21 October 2014, 17:06 Kanaan: Enough with mistakes and hiding behind slogans that have cost Lebanon a hefty security bill. Where is the seriousness regarding our demands in the issue of refugees?
21 October 2014, 17:05 Kanaan: We are serious more than anyone can imagine regarding respect for the Constitution and rejection of extension. This issue will be discussed with everyone and the stances and measures that we'll take will materialize in the coming days.
21 October 2014, 17:04 Kanaan: The bloc announces that it will resort to all legal measures to reject extension. All democratic measures are on the table.
21 October 2014, 17:03 Kanaan: Confining the presidential vote to the parliamentary polls is a grave and rejected mistake and preparations for parliamentary elections should have started a year and a half ago.
21 October 2014, 17:03 Kanaan: Is it a crime to resort to the people's will? Why isn't this a priority while extension (of the parliament's term) is a priority?
21 October 2014, 17:02 MP Ibrahim Kanaan after weekly meeting of Change and Reform bloc: We are with holding the presidential vote, but it must be preceded by an amendment that allows direct election by the people.
21 October 2014, 16:48 MTV: Residents of Bab al-Tabbaneh are staging a sit-in on Tripoli's Syria Street to demand that their compensations be paid.
21 October 2014, 16:45 Defense Minister Moqbel is meeting with Kataeb chief Amin Gemayel in Bikfaya.
21 October 2014, 16:40 VDL (93.3): A shell exploded in Syria Street in Tripoli's Bab al-Tabbaneh neighborhood.
21 October 2014, 15:41 A personal dispute between two men from the al-Arour family and another from the Abdullah family erupted into gunfire in Tripoli's Bab al-Tabbaneh.