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18 December 2014, 11:01 LBCI: Ahmed Hariri told the relatives of the hostages that al-Mustaqbal movement backs a prisoner swap.
18 December 2014, 10:59 NNA: The Lebanese army targeted militants with mortars in the area of Wadi Ata on the outskirts of Arsal.
18 December 2014, 10:59 VDL (100.5): Suspicion fell on a Mercedes in Tripoli's al-Nour Square.
18 December 2014, 10:58 VDL (100.5): Gunmen opened fire on one of the offices of Justice Minister Ashraf Rifi in Tripoli.
18 December 2014, 10:49 VDL (100.5): The cabinet session went underway at the Grand Serail.
18 December 2014, 10:18 LBCI: A delegation from the families of the hostages headed to the Center House for talks with Ahmed Hariri.
18 December 2014, 10:04 Al-Jadeed: The army and militants engaged in clashes in Wadi Ata in Arsal's outskirts.
18 December 2014, 10:02 VDL (100.5): Four Palestinians were detained in Ain al-Hilweh refugee camp for trading with forged currency and with drugs.
18 December 2014, 09:27 VDL (100.5): Army units deployed heavily in Zahle and surrounding areas.
18 December 2014, 09:19 MP Walid Khoury to VDL (93.3): The hostage-takers don't have clear demands. The state has capabilities to negotiate with them.
18 December 2014, 09:11 MP Antoine Zahra to Future TV: We will try with MP Michel Aoun to reach a solution to the presidential deadlock.
18 December 2014, 09:07 MP Serge Tor Sarkissian to VDL (93.3): The Christian sides should meet and take a firm decision regarding the presidential elections.
18 December 2014, 08:52 NNA: A mentally ill man stone-broke the glass facade of a mosque in the town of Shebaa.
18 December 2014, 08:23 VDL (93.3):The Information branch raided the residence of Haitham Salaman Hamad in Rashya's town of Kfarqouq, who was injured in the exchange of fire.
18 December 2014, 08:19 ISF arrested 63 people for committing different crimes across Lebanon.
17 December 2014, 20:02 Sheikh Wissam al-Masri to LBCI on case of captive servicemen: I don't expect to get an official authorization from the government.
17 December 2014, 19:50 OTV: The international envoys to Lebanon were told that the final say in the issue of the presidency goes to Hizbullah.
17 December 2014, 19:48 OTV: Geagea's meetings in Riyadh focused on possible dialogue with the FPM and the issue of the presidential juncture.
17 December 2014, 19:42 Future TV: The talk of the presidential void is still filling the political saloons but the diplomatic initiatives towards Lebanon have not made the needed breakthrough.
17 December 2014, 19:41 Future TV: Travel bookings to Lebanon during the holiday season have showed a 12% increase compared to the same time in 2013.
17 December 2014, 19:39 Parliamentary sources to al-Manar: The LF is to blame for any paralysis in the work of institutions.
17 December 2014, 19:38 Kataeb bloc MP Fadi al-Haber to al-Manar: We are against the suspension of the sessions of the electoral subcommittee.
17 December 2014, 19:34 National News Agency: Two people were arrested as security forces raided a Syrian refugee encampment in Anfeh and seized 8 violating motorbikes.
17 December 2014, 18:24 Interior Minister Nouhad al-Mashnouq and head of the Mustaqbal bloc MP Fouad Saniora traveled to Riyadh.
17 December 2014, 15:32 Lebanese Army: A soldier was injured in clashes with gunmen in Hermel's Bowaida. They were caught with 500g of hashish in their possession.
17 December 2014, 15:01 Families of Arsal captives: We have decided to form a committee to follow up on our sons' case and we will hold talks with the heads of parties to determine who is obstructing progress.
17 December 2014, 14:59 Berri is holding talks with British Minister for the Middle East and North Africa Tobias Ellwood.
17 December 2014, 14:09 MP Robert Ghannem to VDL (100.5): Thursday's electoral committee meeting was postponed.
17 December 2014, 13:19 Speaker Nabih Berri's weekly meeting with lawmakers kicked off in Ain el-Tineh.
17 December 2014, 13:08 MTV: One person was killed in a traffic accident on the airport road.
17 December 2014, 13:03 Voice of Lebanon radio (100.5): The Environment and Health Ministers issued warnings to 19 private hospitals and 9 other public hospitals to abide by the health regulations regarding the disposal of its medical waste products.
17 December 2014, 12:49 The ISF Intelligence Bureau arrested A.Kh. on charges of drug smuggling in Sin el-Fil.
17 December 2014, 12:27 Aoun: We should change our attitude towards the families, who should be in on the truth.
17 December 2014, 12:26 LBCI: Syrian warplanes carried out raids on gunmen in the areas of al-Zamarani and Wadi al-Khail on the outskirts of Arsal.
17 December 2014, 12:24 Aoun: Any negotiation with the gunmen has a price.
17 December 2014, 12:24 Aoun: We hope the crisis cell would take this proposal into consideration.
17 December 2014, 12:24 Aoun: An officer from the security forces and another from the army should be tasked with keeping the families up-to-date with the latest developments in the case of the captives.
17 December 2014, 12:23 Aoun: The families have the right to know what is happening.
17 December 2014, 12:23 Aoun after meeting families of Arsal captives: We discovered that we have wronged them because we know nothing of the negotiations.
17 December 2014, 12:22 Ghanem: National interests are above all others.
17 December 2014, 12:21 MP Robert Ghanem after meeting Speaker Berri: We hope to continue our work at the parliamentary electoral subcommittee.
17 December 2014, 12:21 Ghanem: The speaker will continue his consultations in a hope of a breakthrough in the discussions over a new electoral law.
17 December 2014, 12:14 VDL (100.5): A meeting is underway between PM Salam and the Italian ambassador to Lebanon.
17 December 2014, 12:09 Health Minister Wael Abou Faour: Priority should be placed on the safety of the people and our food safety campaign will continue.
17 December 2014, 12:09 A meeting is underway between a delegation from the families of abducted soldiers and FPM leader Michel Aoun.
17 December 2014, 11:57 Finance Minister Ali Hassan Khalil: There are no limits placed on the state's executive authority in restoring the people's faith in its institutions.
17 December 2014, 11:43 Industry Minister Hussein al-Hajj Hassan: We will force all factories to train their workers on food safety.