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02 September 2014, 21:07 Al-Jadeed: A stun grenade was hurled at a checkpoint manned by (Palestinian) National Security members in the Mieh Mieh camp.
02 September 2014, 20:10 LBCI: The Salman-Hollande meeting will not lead to signing any final agreement over the Lebanese army's weapons due to the absence of the Saudi finance minister.
02 September 2014, 19:47 Mustaqbal bloc: March 14's initiative paves the way for reaching an agreement over the new president and steer Lebanon to the safety shore.
02 September 2014, 19:42 Development and Liberation bloc MP Yassine Jaber to al-Manar: Berri is urging national mobilization because the terrorist threat is against entire Lebanon and all the sources of strength are needed in this confrontation.
02 September 2014, 19:37 Al-Manar: Judge al-Zein charged 6 Lebanese and a Syrian after they confessed to fighting against the army in Arsal, firing mortars and stealing military ammunition.
02 September 2014, 19:35 Informed sources to al-Manar: It is possible to expedite the the trials of Islamist detainees and the delay is not justified.
02 September 2014, 19:32 Informed sources to al-Manar: There is no dossier on which to negotiate with the terrorists.
02 September 2014, 19:20 LBCI: The Customs unit specialized in combating drugs and money laundering seized 160,000 Captagon pills from a warehouse in Beirut's Witwat area.
02 September 2014, 17:10 Jreissati: We seek the election of a president who respects national principles, seeks to build the state, and holds everyone accountable for their actions.
02 September 2014, 17:09 Jreissati: Our state is comprised of figures who seek national interests.
02 September 2014, 17:08 Jreissati: Our concept of the state differs from their's.
02 September 2014, 17:08 Jreissati: What is the state? We have not yet received any answers to this question.
02 September 2014, 17:08 Jreissati: We demand the construction of the state. Our initiative seeks to build the state.
02 September 2014, 17:07 Jreissati: The safe release of the captives, while preserving national dignity should be a main goal.
02 September 2014, 17:07 Jreissati: The state should assume its duties in the negotiations. It should not succumb to blackmail.
02 September 2014, 17:06 Jreissati: We feel for the families of the victims.
02 September 2014, 17:06 Jreissati: There can be no equality between the murderer and the victims.
02 September 2014, 17:05 Jreissati: Any negotiations with extremists should preserve our sovereignty.
02 September 2014, 17:04 Jreissati: We will not take into consideration that does not address our national proposal.
02 September 2014, 17:04 Jreissati: The March 14 alliance's initiative disregards our proposal.
02 September 2014, 17:02 Former Minister Salim Jreissati after Change and Reform bloc's weekly meeting: We reject the initiative that was proposed today and deem it as useless and contradictory of coexistence.
02 September 2014, 16:51 VDL (93.3): Patriarch Beshara al-Rahi returned to Beirut from a trip to Rome.
02 September 2014, 16:46 Mustafa al-Habri was killed and two others wounded in a diesel tank blast that was being repaired in Bar Elias.
02 September 2014, 16:15 Two Syrians were arrested in the southern town of al-Nmeiriyeh with ISIL paraphernalia in their possession.
02 September 2014, 15:24 The Muslim Scholars Committee condemned the beheading of a Lebanese soldier, urging the abductors to "stop such acts that do not serve the Syrian cause or Lebanon's civil peace."
02 September 2014, 15:22 Al-Jadeed: The Baalbek international highway has been blocked by the relatives of captive soldier Ali al-Hajj Hassan.
02 September 2014, 15:12 TMC: A collision between a crane and a car inside the airport tunnel killed a man and left three injured.
02 September 2014, 14:34 UNIFIL Commander Maj. Gen. Luciano Portolano met with Speaker Nabih Berri, reiterating the mission's commitment to its mandated tasks under resolution 1701.
02 September 2014, 13:43 VDL (100.5): PM Salam is holding talks with Turkish Ambassador to Lebanon Inan Ozyildiz.
02 September 2014, 12:45 Adwan: It was compelling for us to open the door for a compromise president to salvage Lebanon.
02 September 2014, 12:42 LF MP George Adwan: We won't make settlements unless there is full agreement among the March 14 alliance's officials.
02 September 2014, 12:41 Saniora: Contacts aimed at reaching a settlement based on the Taef accord starts with the immediate election of a president.
02 September 2014, 12:39 Saniora: March 14 alliance holds onto the candidacy of Geagea but is ready to agree on another candidate who receives the backing of all the Lebanese.
02 September 2014, 12:38 Saniora: Out of our keenness to hold the elections, the March 14 alliance calls for rotation of power.
02 September 2014, 12:38 Saniora from parliament: The failure to elect a president is being accompanied by terrorist activities in the region.
02 September 2014, 12:12 TMC: The Ouzai road was reopened after it was blocked by protesters.
02 September 2014, 12:00 Al-Jadeed: The army raided two buildings housing Syrian refugees at the entrance of al-Qarya town east of Sidon.
02 September 2014, 11:58 Jreij: The numbers showed an increase in the financial deficit.
02 September 2014, 11:57 Jreij: Salam said that the session only discussed the financia situation in the country.
02 September 2014, 11:57 Information Minister Ramzi Jreij: Salam said that security situation in the country is being followed and it will be discussed on Thursday.
02 September 2014, 11:51 The cabinet session ended.
02 September 2014, 11:47 TMC: Demonstrators blocked the Ouzai highway to protest power cuts.
02 September 2014, 11:32 Judge Imad al-Zein issued arrest warrants against 7 detainees who are linked to the case of Imad Jomaa.
02 September 2014, 11:09 MP Antoine Zahra criticized PM Salam for calling for a cabinet session that coincides with the parliament's session.
02 September 2014, 11:08 MPs began arriving at the parliament.
02 September 2014, 11:01 A Syrian boy was killed when the tractor he was driving in the Bekaa area of al-Saqi in Ali al-Nahri overturned.
02 September 2014, 10:45 MP Jamal al-Jarrah to Free Lebanon: Hizbullah brought ISIS to Lebanon. Aoun does not have a chance to reach the presidency.
02 September 2014, 10:34 VDL (93.3): 18 Syrians managed to escape from a warehouse in Shmestar after being held captive in retaliation to the abduction of security personnel in Arsal.
02 September 2014, 10:07 The cabinet convened at the Grand Serail under PM Tammam Salam.
02 September 2014, 10:00 Al-Jadeed: The families of the kidnapped soldiers and policemen held a sit-in on the Baalbek-Hermel highway at the area of Douris.
02 September 2014, 09:46 ISF detained 77 people for committing various crimes throughout Lebanese territories.
02 September 2014, 09:40 Minister Ali Hassan Khalil ahead of cabinet session: The session is to discuss and explain all the financial facts.
02 September 2014, 09:10 Future TV: The army made a huge deployment in Tripoli's churches street and the internal markets.
02 September 2014, 09:08 VDL (100.5): Al-Abdeh road in Tripoli was blocked by protesters to demand the release of the abducted security personnel.
02 September 2014, 08:57 MP Fadi Karam to Radio Orient: The LF is not calling on its supporters to take up arms.
02 September 2014, 08:56 MP Khaled Zahraman to VDL (100.5): We should negotiate with the captors of the soldiers. There is no other way to release them.
02 September 2014, 08:43 LF MP Antoine Zahra to VDL (93.3): An initiative could be made today. It won't give up the candidacy of Geagea without a settlement.
02 September 2014, 08:34 VDL (93.3): Threats were written on the walls of Mar Elias Church in Tripoli, vowing to slaughter the "worshipers of the Cross."
02 September 2014, 08:14 Rashid Jomaa of the Bhannes Center for Seismic and Scientific Research to VDL (100.5): There were no aftershocks following the small tremor that hit Lebanon on Monday night. There are no signs that a strong quake would shake the country.
02 September 2014, 08:04 MP Qassem Hashem to VDL (93.3): We reject exchanging the abducted soldiers with criminals or yielding to the demands of the kidnappers.
02 September 2014, 07:45 TMC: Two people were injured after two cars collided on Jal El-Dib highway at dawn.
01 September 2014, 22:40 Al-Mayadeen: Iranian Deputy FM Hossein Amir-Abdollahian will visit Beirut and Damascus next week.
01 September 2014, 22:23 Syrian National Coalition: Hizbullah cannot take the decision of avoiding the Qalamun battle to rescue the lives of the abducted Lebanese troops.
01 September 2014, 22:07 Slain Sergeant Ali al-Sayyed's family issued a statement urging Fnaydeq's residents not to attack "Syrian guests."
01 September 2014, 22:06 Traffic Management Center: A person was killed and another injured as a car crashed into the road median on the Damour-Beirut highway.
01 September 2014, 22:06 Traffic Management Center: Two people were injured as two trucks collided on the Nahr el-Mot-Zalka highway.