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26 May 2015, 12:26 Al-Rahi: We must remain faithful to Lebanon and set it as a priority above all sectarian and political interests.
26 May 2015, 12:26 Al-Rahi: We must respect the constitution in ending the presidential vacuum.
26 May 2015, 12:26 Al-Rahi: All sides must acknowledge the errors they have committed.
26 May 2015, 12:26 Al-Rahi: Ending the presidential vacuum lies in adhering to coexistence, the national pact, and the country's system.
26 May 2015, 12:24 Al-Rahi: The national pact has survived various challenges throughout Lebanon's history.
26 May 2015, 12:23 Al-Rahi: The national pact organizes all aspects of political life in Lebanon.
26 May 2015, 12:23 Al-Rahi: Lebanon is built on coexistence, the national pact, and a system that implements this pact.
26 May 2015, 12:21 Al-Rahi after meeting March 14 delegation: We share your disappointment in the failure to elect a new president.
26 May 2015, 11:47 The meeting between Patriarch Beshara al-Rahi and the March 14 delegation is underway at Bkirki.
26 May 2015, 11:24 MP Robert Ghanem: Bkirki's initiative is a first step and we hope next time all lawmakers attending the presidential election sessions would join us.
26 May 2015, 11:22 Civil Defense: Firefighters extinguished a fire that erupted in the town of Haris in Bint Jbeil.
26 May 2015, 11:22 MP George Adwan according to VDL (100.5): Our meeting at Bkirki is aimed at expressing our rejection of the current situation because restoring order at institutions is linked to the presidency.
26 May 2015, 11:16 Minister Butros Harb according to VDL (93.3): Today's Bkirki meeting is a response to those obstructing the presidential elections and an initiative will be launched to resolve the deadlock.
26 May 2015, 11:15 VDL (93.3): A gang, comprised of Lebanese and Syrians, was arrested in Zahle on counterfeit charges.
26 May 2015, 11:15 March 14 lawmakers began arriving at Bkirki.
26 May 2015, 11:14 VDL (100.5): A meeting is underway between PM Tammam Salam and the Armenian FM to Lebanon.
26 May 2015, 10:08 Salam: We will not despair.
26 May 2015, 10:07 Salam: The parliament failed to elect a new head of state for the past year.
26 May 2015, 10:07 Salam: We are seeking to maintain dialogue amid the political arch-foes.
26 May 2015, 10:06 VDL (100.5): Tit-for-tat kidnappings between the Nusra Front and IS groups took place in Arsal with the abduction of Ahmed Seifeddine and Syrian Husam Murad.
26 May 2015, 10:05 Salam: We are passing through a difficult political stage but we have been able to maintain a certain amount of growth.
26 May 2015, 10:04 Salam: Lebanon is looking forward to play a key role in the economic course of Silk Road initiative.
26 May 2015, 10:01 PM Tammam Salam is addressing the sixth session of the Conference of Arab - Chinese Businessmen at Phoenicia Hotel.
26 May 2015, 09:39 VDL (100.5): Security sources denied that a booby-trapped car entered the Biddawi camp, stressing that the rumor was handled seriously as a precautionary measure.
26 May 2015, 09:35 VDL (100.5): Palestinian factions at Biddawi camp took extraordinary security measures after obtaining information on an explosive-rigged vehicle that entered it.
26 May 2015, 09:33 NNA: An Israeli drone flew over Marjeyoun.
26 May 2015, 09:17 MP Marwan Hamadah to VDL (93.3): March 14 lawmakers visit to Bkirki will put new responsibilities before al-Rahi.
26 May 2015, 08:59 MP Ziad Aswad to VDL (93.3): MP Michel Aoun's initiative is constitutional and it stems from a problem from within Lebanon's system.
26 May 2015, 08:57 ISF detained 50 for committing various crimes throughout Lebanese territories.
26 May 2015, 08:38 MP Ahmed Fatfat to VDL (100.5): The March 14 delegation's visit to Bkirki is aimed at coordinating efforts with the patriarch because there are genuine intentions to end the presidential impasse.
25 May 2015, 21:00 Franjieh to al-Manar: Michel Samaha is involved with the other camp in an attempt to frame our camp.
25 May 2015, 20:49 MP Suleiman Franjieh to al-Manar: Christians and all minorities and secularists are already afraid and the problem in Lebanon is that some parties are supporting this tafkiri ideology in a direct or indirect way.
25 May 2015, 19:29 Army Command: 90 Syrians have been arrested in the Bekaa and the North.
25 May 2015, 18:31 National News Agency: A woman is trying to commit suicide in Ashrafieh near the Sioufi Garden and a unit from the Beirut Fire Brigade has headed to the location.
25 May 2015, 16:58 Kataeb chief Amin Gemayel at seminar on presidency: The course we are on is a suicidal course.
25 May 2015, 14:45 24 drivers who had been stranded at the Saudi border arrived at Beirut's airport.
25 May 2015, 14:25 NNA: Trash and tires burned near the Zouk power plant, causing a huge black smoke.
25 May 2015, 13:56 LBCI: A fire erupted at an encampment for Syrian refugees in the town of Marj.
25 May 2015, 13:40 VDL (93.3): Clashes erupted between the IS and al-Nusra Front in Arsal's outskirts after the kidnapping of an al-Nusra member.
25 May 2015, 13:24 VDL (100.5): IS militants kidnapped an al-Nusra Front fighters from Arsal and wounding him in the leg.
25 May 2015, 12:44 Qazzi: The next meeting of the consultative gathering will be held in early June at Harb's residence.
25 May 2015, 12:43 Qazzi: The independent judiciary is the real guarantee for ending impunity.
25 May 2015, 12:43 Qazzi: The differences on the security and military appointments hadn't happened if there were a president. Only the election of a head of state would resolve this problem.
25 May 2015, 12:42 Qazzi: Only legitimate forces should provide stability to all Lebanese regions that are under threat as a result of the border problems.
25 May 2015, 12:42 Qazzi: The liberation of the South will not be complete unless all parties abide by the constitution and legitimacy of the state.
25 May 2015, 12:41 Qazzi: The government should take all measures to control the border area.
25 May 2015, 12:41 All those boycotting the electoral sessions are to be blamed for the vacuum, said Qazzi.
25 May 2015, 12:40 The so-called consultative gathering in a statement read by Qazzi: The presidential vacuum is threatening the Lebanese existence. The election of a president is necessary to protect the unity of Lebanon and the Lebanese.
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