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18 September 2014, 12:37 MP Fouad Saniora held talks with the Turkish Ambassador and the U.N. Special Coordinator for Lebanon.
18 September 2014, 12:36 Environment Minister Mohammed al-Mashnouq after meeting the new Mufti at Dar al-Fatwa: We absolutely reject blackmail in the case of the soldiers and policemen taken captive by jihadists.
18 September 2014, 12:08 LBCI: PM Salam pledged to grant the relatives of the families of Lebanese nationals missing in Syria the investigation files no longer than Monday.
18 September 2014, 11:49 Gemayel: We are thinking with Jumblat about certain steps to preserve the institutions, including the army.
18 September 2014, 11:49 Gemayel: We care about providing the minimum level of services to citizens. We should preserve state institutions and consolidate them.
18 September 2014, 11:48 Gemayel: We had similar viewpoints in finding modest solutions to problems that we are suffering from.
18 September 2014, 11:47 Jumblat: It's important to have presidential elections but it seems there are factors outside the local equations. The extension of parliament's term has its damages but we should preserve state institutions.
18 September 2014, 11:46 Jumblat after meeting Gemayel: We hope for a modest initiative to back institutions, mainly the army, and those that preserve the state and the Republic.
18 September 2014, 11:36 VDL (93.3): The families of Lebanese nationals missing in Syria held a sit-in near the Grand Serail.
18 September 2014, 10:52 MTV: State security arrested a gang that promotes counterfeit currency in Zuqaq al-Blat in Beirut.
18 September 2014, 10:45 VDL (100.5): A meeting is underway between PSP leader MP Walid Jumblat and Kataeb Party leader Amin Gemayel in Bikfaya.
18 September 2014, 09:32 MP Qassem Hashem to Free Lebanon radio: There is no political deal on the extension of parliament's term.
18 September 2014, 09:23 Ulema Hani Fahs has died after a long battle with illness
18 September 2014, 09:21 TMC: One person was injured in a collision between two cars on the Sayyad highway.
18 September 2014, 08:46 MP Salim Salhab o VDL (93.3): The meeting between Jumblat and Aoun focused on the security situation. The presidential elections were a secondary issue.
18 September 2014, 08:45 ISF arrested 51 people for committing different crimes across Lebanon.
18 September 2014, 08:39 MP Ghazi al-Aridi to VDL (100.5): The presidential elections are a priority because they revive state institutions.
18 September 2014, 08:37 MP Samir al-Jisr to VDL (100.5): We welcome any initiative and any meeting that pushes for the presidential elections.
18 September 2014, 08:00 NNA: The Israeli army fired at dawn flares over Mount Hermon amid heavy overflights.
17 September 2014, 22:39 The Qalamun branch of the IS has threatened the Lebanese state with beheading another soldier in 24 hours, accusing it of procrastination.
17 September 2014, 21:53 LBCI: The army fired flares over Wadi Hmeid after detecting suspicious movements in the area.
17 September 2014, 20:58 MTV quoting Syrian source: Army First Adjutant Kamal al-Hujeiri is now in the hands of the Islamic State.
17 September 2014, 20:47 Ex-PM Hariri: Let them act to end the presidential vacuum and we will be ready to take part in any other juncture.
17 September 2014, 20:45 Ex-PM Hariri: A lot will be said about an alleged deal to extend the parliament's term, but there is no deal. We simply won't take part in parliamentary elections before a president is elected.
17 September 2014, 20:03 MTV: Sources have confirmed that the Aoun-Nasrallah meeting led to an agreement over extending parliament's term and distributing roles in a way that Hizbullah would vote for extension and Aoun would reject it to preserve his popularity among Christians.
17 September 2014, 19:55 Traffic Management Center: The Sidon-Tyre highway has been reopened after it was blocked in Sarafand in protest at power cuts.
17 September 2014, 19:48 OTV: Sources informed on the Jumblat-Aoun talks hoped similar meetings will be held between other leaders.
17 September 2014, 19:47 OTV: IS members who hail from Tripoli along with some foreigners are in control of some Tripoli neighborhoods and they might create new tensions in the city.
17 September 2014, 19:46 Traffic Management Center: The Sidon-Tyre highway has been blocked in both directions in Sarafand in protest at power cuts.
17 September 2014, 19:44 Army Command: Gunmen abducted First Adjutant Kamal al-Hujeiri during a visit to his father's farm in Arsal's outskirts.
17 September 2014, 19:40 MP Ibrahim Kanaan to Future TV: We believe that the date of the parliamentary polls should precede the presidential vote's, because they had been scheduled for 2013.
17 September 2014, 19:39 Mustaqbal bloc MP Jamal al-Jarrah to Future TV: The priority is for the election of a president and Aoun is impeding this vote while saying he wants parliamentary polls.
17 September 2014, 19:38 Security sources to al-Manar: The theft of cattle from Arsal's outskirts is an attempt to provide food as the siege on the armed groups is getting tighter and main supply lines have been severed.
17 September 2014, 18:55 Future TV: Seven Syrians were arrested in the town of Bqusta during Lebanese army raids.
17 September 2014, 18:48 PSP chief MP Walid Jumblat held talks with U.N. Special Coordinator for Lebanon Derek Plumbly.
17 September 2014, 18:35 Al-Jadeed: The army is raiding Syrian encampments in Bqusta and Karkha north of Sidon and the nearby areas.
17 September 2014, 18:32 PM Salam chaired a meeting for the committee tasked with following up on the solid waste file before tackling the issue at cabinet on Thursday.
17 September 2014, 18:26 Mustaqbal bloc: Confronting terrorism is an ethical responsibility and we call on everyone to adhere to the dissociation policy and abide by the Baabda Declaration instead of implicating Lebanon in foreign crises.
17 September 2014, 16:31 LBCI: A delegation from the family of army First Adjutant Kamal al-Hujeiri has headed to Arsal's plains to meet the gunmen who abducted him while on his way to Wadi Hmeid.
17 September 2014, 14:31 VDL (93.3): Gunmen abducted soldier Kamal al-Hujeiri from his Wadi Hmeid farm and took him to an unknown location.
17 September 2014, 13:41 Speaker Nabih Berri's weekly meeting with lawmakers kicked off in Ain el-Tineh.
17 September 2014, 13:04 VDL (93.3): Bassil is holding talks with Iranian Ambassador Mohammed Fathali.
17 September 2014, 12:58 VDL (93.3): Hale left the Bustros Palace without making any statement.