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30 September 2014, 18:09 LBCI: A meeting started in Bkirki between Patriarch al-Rahi and Catholic Schools Secretary-General Father Butros Azar, and the private school teachers syndicate will be informed of the outcome.
30 September 2014, 17:32 Mahfoud: The private school teachers are part of the Syndicate Coordination Committee and the SCC must stand by us because the likely motive is undermining the unity of the SCC.
30 September 2014, 17:31 Mahfoud: There are bigger problems in the country so you should ensure equality in the wage scale.
30 September 2014, 17:30 Mahfoud: We'll stage a sit-in outside parliament tomorrow if they don't solve the problem tonight and if the new wage scale does not involve the six degrees wage hike.
30 September 2014, 17:29 Mahfoud: How can you claim that the six degrees would force the closure of several private schools?
30 September 2014, 17:29 Mahfoud: We're only demanding equality and private schools represent 72% of Lebanon's schools.
30 September 2014, 17:28 Mahfoud to Lebanon's MPs: The private school teachers are productive and should the wage scale be approved without involving the private school teachers, you will bear the responsibility for creating an uproar in the beginning of the academic year.
30 September 2014, 17:27 Mahfoud: The problem is with the Catholic schools but Bkirki is with justice and equality. Why don't they amend the wage scale to involve the private school teachers?
30 September 2014, 17:25 Head of private school teachers syndicate Nehme Mahfoud: Give me one reason to deprive private school teachers of the six degrees in the new wage scale? Is it because of our corruption or our lack of productivity?
30 September 2014, 17:22 National News Agency: Syrian shepherd Jassem al-Ahmed was critically wounded when an Israeli cluster bomb exploded in Wadi Mimis in Hasbaya.
30 September 2014, 17:19 VDL (93.3): Two rockets fired from the eastern mountain range landed on the outskirts of Brital.
30 September 2014, 17:07 Change and Reform bloc: We spoken of necessary legislation over five months ago and the state's higher interests should be above all else.
30 September 2014, 17:06 Change and Reform bloc: We hope that the case of the new wage scale will be resolved and that all concerned would obtain their rights.
30 September 2014, 17:05 Change and Reform bloc: Justice should be achieved between the private and public sector teachers.
30 September 2014, 17:04 Change and Reform bloc: We continue to reject increasing the VAT to fund the wage scale as we cannot add more burdens on the people.
30 September 2014, 17:04 Change and Reform bloc: We are awaiting answers to some inquiries we made over the wage scale.
30 September 2014, 17:03 Change and Reform bloc after weekly meeting: We maintain our position that the new wage scale should respect reforms and take revenues into consideration.
30 September 2014, 16:32 Zahle MP Elie Marouni from Dahr al-Baidar: We support the families' right to see their sons returning to their country and we urge the government which will meet on Thursday to take a decision decision to end the tragedy of the troops, the Bekaa and the entire nation.
30 September 2014, 16:25 Bishop Darwish from Dahr al-Baidar: The reopening of roads is the responsibility of the state, which must exert serious efforts to secure the release of the troops.
30 September 2014, 16:24 A delegation comprising the Bekaa's spiritual leaders and members of the Zahle parliamentary bloc has arrived at Dahr al-Baidar to meet with the families of the captive troops.
30 September 2014, 16:06 Army chief General Jean Qahwaji is holding talks with State Commissioner to the Military Court Judge Saqr Saqr.
30 September 2014, 15:37 Al-Jadeed: The public prosecution has set October 8 as a date for interrogating the journalist Faisal al-Qassem.
30 September 2014, 15:17 National News Agency: The army closed the main road at the intersection of the town of al-Mhammara to inspect a suspicious car, which turned out to contain no explosives.
30 September 2014, 15:14 OTV: Maj. Gen. Abbas Ibrahim has left Lebanon on a mission related to the case of the abducted troops.
30 September 2014, 13:48 VDL (93.3): Ex-PM Najib Miqati threw a luncheon banquet in honor of Patriarch al-Rahi and Grand Mufti Sheikh Daryan.
30 September 2014, 13:46 Shamkhani ended his visit to Beirut and traveled to Syria.
30 September 2014, 13:41 NNA: A grenade was found on the outskirts of the town of al-Maharbeh in Jezzine.
30 September 2014, 13:04 An Israeli military unit opened fire from the other side of the border on a shepherd in Shabaa. He escaped unharmed.
30 September 2014, 12:05 VDL (100.5): U.S. Ambassador David Hale visited Speaker Nabih Berri in Ain el-Tineh.
30 September 2014, 12:01 MTV: A Syrian was arrested in Dekwaneh's Slaf street after police found arms, mobile phones and computers at this residence.
30 September 2014, 11:36 Shehayyeb from Rabieh: I delivered a message to Aoun. We hope we could reach a settlement on the presidency.
30 September 2014, 11:19 LBCI: The security forces arrested 2 members of the families of Arsal hostages during the dispute with them at the Masnaa road.
30 September 2014, 11:17 The security forces reopened the Masnaa road.
30 September 2014, 11:13 LBCI: Dispute has been reported between families of the abducted soldiers and the security forces on the Masnaa road.
30 September 2014, 11:08 A meeting is underway between PM Tammam Salam and MP Ahmed Fatfat at the Grand Serail.
30 September 2014, 11:08 The relatives of the hostages said at their protest site on the Masnaa road that the authorities should accept a prisoner swap without conditions.
30 September 2014, 10:48 The army said a soldier, who had been injured in the attack on an army vehicle in Arsal on Sept. 19, succumbed to his wounds.
30 September 2014, 10:32 The head of Iran's Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani said Tehran will provide military assistance to Lebanon.
30 September 2014, 10:28 The relatives of the Arsal captives said the Masnaa road will remain blocked until 2:00 pm.
30 September 2014, 10:22 The families of the Arsal hostages blocked the Masnaa road in the Bekaa Valley.
30 September 2014, 10:18 VDL (93.3): A meeting is underway between Free Patriotic Movement leader Michel Aoun and Agriculture Minister Akram Shehayyeb dispatched by PSP leader Walid Jumblatt.
30 September 2014, 09:56 VDL (93.3): The head of Iran's Supreme National Security Council,Ali Shamkhani, visited PM Tammam Salam at the Grand Serail.
30 September 2014, 09:48 TMC: An individual was injured in a collision between two vehicles on the old airport road in Beirut's southern suburbs.
30 September 2014, 09:36 VDL (100.5): Grand Mufti Daryan is holding talks with a delegation from the Tashnag party.
30 September 2014, 08:55 Minister of Social Affairs Rashid Derbas to VDL (100.5): The Interior Minister will not discuss at the cabinet session the relocation of Arsal encampments to other areas.
30 September 2014, 08:48 ISF arrested 81 people for committing different crimes throughout Lebanon.
30 September 2014, 08:44 LBCI: The army carried out raids in Ras al-Dekwaneh overnight and arrested several suspected terrorists.
30 September 2014, 08:15 TMC: A man was injured in a collision between a vehicle and a motorcycle in Corniche al-Nahr near Bourj Hammoud.
29 September 2014, 22:15 OTV: A meeting was held between Kanaan and Adwan and they agreed to continue talks tomorrow after the Change and Reform bloc gives its feedback.
29 September 2014, 21:59 LBCI: Calm returned to the Ain el-Hilweh camp after the withdrawal of the masked gunmen who had raised Islamist banners at the vegetable market intersection.
29 September 2014, 20:44 National News Agency: Masked gunmen belonging to Bilal Bader's group have deployed at the intersection of the vegetable market in the Ain el-Hilweh camp as part of a “security day.”
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