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30 May 2016, 17:19 VDL (93.3): Gunfire erupted in the town of Qabeit during the funeral of Mahmoud Mohammed Ali Turabiyeh, who was killed in an electoral clash yesterday.
30 May 2016, 15:14 Rifi: We present this victory to slain PM Rafik Hariri and the martyrs of the Cedar Revolution.
30 May 2016, 15:13 Rifi: Tripoli will remain a city of coexistence.
30 May 2016, 15:12 Rifi: I did not seek to achieve personal gain, but that the municipal list I was backing would be responsible enough to cater to Tripoli.
30 May 2016, 15:11 Rifi: We rejected their goals and Tripoli made its voice heard.
30 May 2016, 15:10 Rifi during press conference: Change is coming. They wanted a Tripoli that would serve their interests and they sought a hybrid alliance that undermines the city.
30 May 2016, 14:11 MP Saad Hariri after meeting the Emir of Kuwait: We agreed on the need to have good ties with Iran, but its meddling is unacceptable.
30 May 2016, 12:20 Mashnouq: I there were some shortcomings, but I vow to amend them for the future.
30 May 2016, 12:18 Interior Minister Nouhad al-Mashnouq during press conference: I want to thank the security forces for their efforts to ensure the safety of the municipal polls.
30 May 2016, 10:46 PM Tammam Salam to VDL (100.5): The Lebanese are ready to responsibly wage all the national entitlements.
30 May 2016, 09:34 Al-Mustaqbal Movement chief MP Saad Hariri: I congratulate the winners in the elections in the North especially in Tripoli. We reiterate respect for the democratic will of the people of the city.
30 May 2016, 09:09 VDL (93.3): Prime Minister Tammam Salam holds a meeting with Health Minister Wael Abou Faour.
30 May 2016, 08:12 TMC: A man was critically injured when a vehicle hit him on the al-Jomhour highway.
30 May 2016, 08:09 ISF arrested 48 individuals for committing various crimes throughout Lebanon.
29 May 2016, 22:30 FPM chief Bassil to al-Jadeed: We have eliminated ourselves in Zgharta for the sake of Suleiman Franjieh and we weren't expecting to reach such a phase.
29 May 2016, 22:19 Al-Jadeed: Gunmen have encircled a polling station in Akkar's Minyara and security forces prevented the representatives of candidates from leaving the station as gunshots were heard outside.
29 May 2016, 22:12 MTV: Nicolas Raad was wounded in the leg by celebratory gunshots in the Zgharta town of Ardeh.
29 May 2016, 22:07 MTV: The list backed by the FPM and the LF is in the lead in Qoubaiyat, after more than 60% of ballot boxes were counted.
29 May 2016, 22:05 Minister Harb to al-Jadeed: We expect to win by a landslide in Tannourine.
29 May 2016, 22:03 Al-Jadeed: The LF-backed list is leading by around 500 votes in Bsharri after ballots from 11 out of 29 polling stations were counted.
29 May 2016, 22:01 Reports: Giscard Saad was wounded in the town of Ardeh by celebratory gunshots fired from Zgharta's Alma.
29 May 2016, 21:59 Al-Jadeed: The list backed by Minister Harb is leading by a large number of votes in Tannourine, according to early results.
29 May 2016, 21:58 VDL (100.5): The Tripoli list backed by Miqati, Hariri, Safadi and Karami is leading by a large number of votes according to early results.
29 May 2016, 21:49 Minister Rifi to al-Jadeed: The results are positive according to early indications and we are leading by a landslide in all areas where we have supporters.
29 May 2016, 21:47 Minister Rifi to al-Jadeed: Rifaat Eid asked his supporters to vote in the final hours in order not to provoke our voters.
29 May 2016, 21:05 MTV: The list backed by the LF, the FPM and the families has won the elections in the Batroun town of Asia.
29 May 2016, 21:04 Interior Ministry: Voter turnout reached 45.3 percent in the municipal elections in the North and Akkar and no shootings or injuries were recorded.
29 May 2016, 20:47 MTV: The eight-member list backed by Hbeish, al-Daher and Kataeb has won the mayoral elections in Qoubaiyat.
29 May 2016, 20:42 Voter turnout was 26.9% in Tripoli, 43.8% in Koura, 54.4% in Batroun, 57.2% in Minieh-Dinniyeh, 61.6% in Akkar, 36.6% in Bsharri and 36.68% in Zgharta.
29 May 2016, 19:56 LBCI: Supporters of Minister Butros Harb are optimistic that they will win the elections in Tannourine.