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01 August 2014, 12:38 MTV: Syrian warplanes carried out raids on al-Ajram and al-Samarani areas on the outskirts of Arsal.
01 August 2014, 12:35 Saniora: The Mustaqbal bloc has repeatedly said that the regional developments are the product of dictatorships and Lebanon has suffered a lot from such regimes.
01 August 2014, 12:34 Saniora: Some sides are using Islam as an excuse to commit their crimes.
01 August 2014, 12:34 Saniora: Our talks with al-Rahi also addressed regional developments that violate Islamic and humanitarian principles.
01 August 2014, 12:33 Saniora: The elections should not be linked to regional developments.
01 August 2014, 12:33 Saniora: Our talks with al-Rahi tackled the boycott of the elections and efforts to end the obstruction of the polls.
01 August 2014, 12:32 Saniora: Presidential elections sessions should no longer be obstructed.
01 August 2014, 12:32 Saniora: The fatal vacuum is having negative repercussions on various fields.
01 August 2014, 12:31 Saniora: No other issue takes precedence over the election of a president.
01 August 2014, 12:31 Saniora: The presidential vacuum is fatal to Lebanon.
01 August 2014, 12:30 Mustaqbal bloc chief MP Fouad Saniora after meeting al-Rahi: We held talks on the presidential elections.
01 August 2014, 11:02 VDL (100.5): A delegation from al-Mustaqbal parliamentary bloc arrived in Bkirki for talks with al-Rahi.
01 August 2014, 10:53 Qahwaji in Order of the Day: We have taken an oath to make the army the guardian of the national unity and coexistence.
01 August 2014, 10:29 VDL (100.5): PM Tammam Salam is holding talks with General Prosecutor Judge Samir Hammoud.
01 August 2014, 09:06 MP Ammar Houri to Free Lebanon radio: The Lebanese army is stronger when it becomes the sole defender of the nation.
01 August 2014, 09:02 General Prosecutor in the South Judge Samih al-Hajj passed away following an illness.
01 August 2014, 09:02 Minister Ghazi Zoaiter to VDL (93.3): The March 8 and 14 camps should take a united political stand, especially regarding the army and the harm done to its determination.
01 August 2014, 08:54 MP Kazem al-Kheir to VDL (93.3): Saniora, Abou Faour, Adwan and Khalil's meeting put the new pay hike consultations on the right track.
01 August 2014, 08:36 Security forces arrested 64 individuals throughout Lebanon for committing various crimes.
31 July 2014, 22:10 Finance Minister Ali Hassan Khalil: Meetings with parliamentary bloc were already scheduled and are not a result of today's talks at ex-PM Saniora's house.
31 July 2014, 22:01 Al-Jadeed: A meeting got underway at ex-PM Saniora's house to look into the new wage scale impasse, with the participation of Finance Minister Ali Hassan Khalil, Health Minister Wael Abou Faour and LF bloc MP George Adwan.
31 July 2014, 20:16 LBCI: The family of Asaad Shaghouri, the Lebanese consul in Benin, said robbery might have been the motive behind his assassination, but added that it could also be due to business rivalry.
31 July 2014, 20:11 Finance Minister Ali Hassan Khalil to al-Jadeed: The small deficit in al-Iskan is normal and I think banks should reevaluate funding this institution.
31 July 2014, 20:05 Top security official to MTV: We do not have any information on a plan to carry out abductions in the North to exchange the kidnapped with Roumieh prisoners. We are persecuting all ISIL members and they do not have the capability to execute such a plan.
31 July 2014, 19:54 MTV: Ex-PM Saniora and Health Minister Wael Abou Faour will hold talks on the new wage scale tonight and the latter has several suggested solutions that, if al-Mustaqbal agrees on, the new wage scale would be adopted.
31 July 2014, 19:53 MTV: The extension of the parliament's term has become inevitable and is agreed on in a comprehensive agreement that includes the new wage scale.
31 July 2014, 19:53 Change and Reform bloc MP Simon Abi Ramia to OTV: We told General Basbous to preserve sectarian balance in the ISF.
31 July 2014, 19:33 Al-Manar: A car overturned on the Nahr al-Litani road, leading to the death of one person from the Doghman family while his fiance was injured in the accident.
31 July 2014, 19:02 Free Sunnis of Baalbek Brigade addressing Interior Minister Mashnouq: Your orders that are being carried out by your mice in several regions will not prevent us from targeting them anytime we desire.
31 July 2014, 18:27 Gharib: This is not an issue of concessions but of unleashing teachers. We will hold a strike in public institutions on August 6.
31 July 2014, 18:25 Gharib: We are the most keen on students' rights.
31 July 2014, 18:24 Gharib: We still insist on the 121% wage increase, of which we received 45%. And we reject a 1% VAT increase.
31 July 2014, 18:23 SCC head Hanna Gharib: We have not received anything about the new wage scale and all what we know we were informed about in the media. I repeat that we are holding onto all our rights.
31 July 2014, 18:14 Bou Saab: We have many options and there is no final solution. I could take a decision that does not please the SCC.
31 July 2014, 18:13 Bou Saab: Berri assured that there would be no legislation at the parliament without the new wage scale.
31 July 2014, 18:11 Bou Saab: From this moment until the beginning of next week at most we should reach a solution along with the SCC.
31 July 2014, 18:10 Bou Saab: I have said before that no certificates will be issued and no correction of exams will take place without SCC's approval and I haven't changed my opinion. I will not oblige anyone to correct exams.
31 July 2014, 18:09 Bou Saab: The SCC and I are together in this crisis and I tell the Committee that the minister should stand by the students also because they are suffering as well. We hope the SCC would listen to students.
31 July 2014, 18:08 Bou Saab: I asked the SCC to think about a solution to push for the adoption of the new wage scale, and I noted that a parliamentary session might not be held for political reasons.
31 July 2014, 18:07 Bou Saab: March 14 and al-Mustaqbal Movement support adopting the new wage scale but it's apparent that it will not be adopted soon. Speaker Berri assured that any decision will not pass unless the new wage scale becomes in force.
31 July 2014, 18:06 Bou Saab: The presidential vacuum is starting to reflect on the legislative work and the cabinet's work. The new wage scale is a barrier standing between the SCC and its decision to correct official exams.
31 July 2014, 18:06 Education Minister Elias Bou Saab: If we do not agree on issuing the new wage scale ASAP, the future of students would slide into the unknown.
31 July 2014, 17:47 NNA: The Lebanese community in Libya called on national authorities to take quick steps to evacuate the expats because of the security situation's deterioration.
31 July 2014, 17:46 FPM chief MP Aoun lamented a time in which kids are being massacred in Gaza and adults killed in Mosul amid international and accomplices' silence.
31 July 2014, 17:22 LF leader Samir Geagea: Lebanon has gone back to the pre-historic phase, not because of ISIL's acts, but because of some factions' obstruction of the presidential vote.
31 July 2014, 17:02 NNA: The release of Nicols al-Murr took place in al-Khraybeh area in eastern Baalbek and no ransom was paid in the process.
31 July 2014, 16:57 Kataeb political bureau: We refuse turning Arsal into a region of military confrontation between supporters and opponents of the Syrian regime.
31 July 2014, 16:17 Al-Jadeed: Citizen Nicolas al-Murr has been released after a brief abduction from the Bekaa's Talya.
31 July 2014, 15:57 Jaras Scoop: A huge blaze erupted near Mont La Salle school in Ain Saadeh, and civil defense forces rushed to the area to extinguish it.
31 July 2014, 15:57 Jaras Scoop: Marwa Ali Khalil, 11, and her sister Mariam, 7, were rescued from the Basri river near the town of Joun and they were transferred to the Iqlim and Kharroub hospital. They are both in a critical condition.
31 July 2014, 15:55 Al-Jadeed: Unknown assailants kidnapped N. al-Murr, who resides in the Bekaa town of Talya, after claiming that they were members of the military police.
31 July 2014, 14:42 VDL (100.5): The relatives of the Algerian plane victims held a meeting with FM Bassil and General Prosecutor Judge Samir Hammoud in presence of an aviation expert.
31 July 2014, 13:56 MTV: A rocket from Syrian territories landed in the town of Hermel.