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29 August 2014, 18:51 The Muslim Scholars Committee announced that it can't confirm or deny anything about circulated images showing a Lebanese soldier being executed.
29 August 2014, 18:20 MTV: Hizbullah stressed on the 36th anniversary of Imam Moussa al-Sadr's disappearance on the necessity to exert efforts to reach a "happy ending" in this case.
29 August 2014, 18:01 VDL (93.3): One of the gunmen arrested in Wadi Hmeid has been identified as Mohammed Riyad Ezzeddine, who was wanted by the army.
29 August 2014, 17:45 LBCI: Wanted suspect Rakan Mohammed Amoun was killed in the Wadi Hmeid clashes between the army and gunmen.
29 August 2014, 17:03 British PM David Cameron: ISIL is seeking to spread to Lebanon and Jordan. The unrest in Iraq is jeopardizing the security of the region.
29 August 2014, 16:58 Education Minister Bou Saab to VDL (93.3): Students seeking to study abroad began receiving their passing statements today.
29 August 2014, 16:45 LBCI: The army arrested in Wadi Hmayyed two people in a car who hail from Arsal for failing to comply to orders and stop when troops asked them to do so.
29 August 2014, 16:44 MTV: The sound of artillery shelling were heard in the Arsal plains due to the ongoing clashes in the region.
29 August 2014, 16:31 Maronite Patriarch Beshara al-Rahi suggested from Rome that spiritual Sunni and Shiite leaders issue fatwas that forbid Muslims from attacking Christians.
29 August 2014, 16:31 LBCI: A road was reopened in the Arsal plains after demonstrators blocked it to demand solving the kidnapped soldiers' impasse.
29 August 2014, 16:20 Al-Jadeed: A number of gunmen were killed and wounded, while two others were detained in clashes with the army in the Wadi Hmeid region.
29 August 2014, 16:03 Locals blocked with burning tires the road in Bzal in Akkar to protest the ongoing kidnapping of soldiers and security personnel.
29 August 2014, 13:34 A meeting is underway between FM Jebran Bassil and U.S. Ambassador David Hale.
29 August 2014, 12:43 A U.S. shipment of equipment to the army arrived at the airport.
29 August 2014, 12:25 EDL said the firm's managers have informed director general Kamal al-Hayek that they are not responsible for the repercussions, which could result from the work stoppage caused by the contract workers' strike.
29 August 2014, 12:24 VDL (93.3): FM Jebran Bassil is holding talks with EU Ambassador to Lebanon Angelina Eichhorst.
29 August 2014, 12:15 NNA: A child rapist was arrested in al-Beddawi area.
29 August 2014, 11:53 Interior Minister Nouhad al-Mashnouq after meeting FPM chief Michel Aoun in Rabieh: The Arsal incidents are a clear sign there is a time bomb that could explode anytime.
29 August 2014, 11:49 Al-Jadeed: The army arrested several Syrian suspects near Tel Chiha hospital in Zahle.
29 August 2014, 11:11 Grand Mufti Sheikh Abdul Latif Daryan arrived at the Grand Serail for talks with premier Tammam Salam.
29 August 2014, 11:02 VDL (93.3): Interior Minister Nouhad al-Mashnouq held a meeting with FPM chief Michel Aoun in Rabieh.
29 August 2014, 09:55 Security guards foiled an attempt to smuggle around 20 grams of hashish packed in halva into the Zahle prison.
29 August 2014, 09:07 MP Antoine Zahra to Free Lebanon Radio: We should abide by the constitution and swiftly elect a new president.
29 August 2014, 09:04 VDL (93.3): The army upped its security measures on Akkar-Tripoli highway, causing bumper-to-bumper traffic.
29 August 2014, 09:02 Bishop Boulos Sayyah to VDL (100.5): Patriarch Beshara al-Rahi does not have a favorite presidential candidate.
29 August 2014, 09:00 The relatives of the Arsal captives held a sit-in near the Halba Serail to demand their release.
29 August 2014, 08:54 ISF detained 82 people for committing various crimes throughout Lebanese territories.
29 August 2014, 08:36 MP Amin Wehbi to VDL (100.5): The army is on full alert. The situation could be more dangerous if the war in Syria becomes more violent.
29 August 2014, 07:29 VDL (93.3): The army detained in Arsal Khaled al-Krombi while transporting Syrian terrorists.
28 August 2014, 21:27 The Tripoli-Halba road has been blocked at the Burqayel intersection over rumors that the captive soldier Ali al-Sayyed has been beheaded.
28 August 2014, 20:03 MTV: The government did not task anyone with the issue of the abductees and no one raised during the cabinet session the issue of appointing Maj. Gen. Ibrahim for this mission.
28 August 2014, 20:02 LBCI: One of the leaders of Imad Jomaa's group has been detained in Lebanon since 8 months and the judiciary will hear the testimonies of several group members soon.
28 August 2014, 19:55 Military sources to LBCI: New forces from the Airborne Regiment have headed to Arsal as a precaution against any new invasion of the town.
28 August 2014, 19:55 LBCI: Cautious calm is still engulfing Arsal since 2:00 pm, the moment the army finished its operation to free 4 captive troops, but intermittent artillery fire against gunmen in the town's plains is still being heard.
28 August 2014, 19:49 OTV quoting U.S. sources: The situation in Lebanon has entered a very dangerous phase and we warn of new rounds of violence similar to Arsal-2 in other Lebanese areas, which might be accompanied by new waves of assassiantions.
28 August 2014, 19:34 The education ministry said students can start receiving passing school certificates as of Saturday.
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