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Marada Movement leader MP Suleiman Franjieh held talks Monday evening in Diman with Maronite Patriarch Beshara al-Rahi, state-run National News Agency reported.Full Story
Former MP Hassan Yaaqoub was released on bail Monday after he spent around seven months in jail on charges of orchestrating the kidnap of Hannibal Gadhafi, the son of slain Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi.Full Story
Prime Minister Tammam Salam took part in the 27th Arab Summit in Mauritania on Monday and proposed the creation of safe refugee zones inside war-torn Syria in order to alleviate the burden on the neighboring countries that are hosting displaced Syrians.Full Story
Prime Minister Tammam Salam and the Lebanese delegation attended the Arab League summit in the Mauritanian capital on Monday but were not expected to spend the night there, the Associated Press reported on Monday, shortly after Health Minister Wael Abu Faour questioned the impoverished African nation's ability to host top delegations.Full Story
Two brothers of Islamic State official Hamza al-Jibbawi were arrested in yesterday's raids in the restive northeastern border town of Arsal, state-run National News Agency reported on Monday.Full Story
The brother of Fadel Shaker, an affiliate of detained extremist cleric Ahmed al-Asir, turned himself in to the Lebanese army in the southern city of Sidon on Monday, the National News Agency reported.
Fugitive Abou al-Abed Shmandur, the brother of Shaker, has turned himself in to the Lebanese army intelligence at the Taamir checkpoint, NNA said.Full Story
Palestinian factions on Monday handed over to the Lebanese army three suspects accused of involvement in a shooting incident at the Mieh Mieh refugee camp, an army statement said.Full Story
Electricite Du Liban contract workers staged sit-ins on Monday in various Lebanese regions pushing a longstanding demand for their full-time employment, the National News Agency reported on Monday.
Protesting contract employees in the southern city of Tyre staged a protest inside the company's headquarters. Meanwhile around 5 staff members continued their work normally, NNA said.Full Story
Municipal chief of the restive northeastern border town of Arsal Bassel al-Hujeiri said on Monday that the municipal police and residents of the town will make sure that a curfew decision on Syrian refugees that will kick off tonight is well respected.Full Story
The army on Sunday managed to arrest the “private doctor” of the so-called “emir” of the Qaida-linked al-Nusra Front in the Syria-Lebanon border region, Lebanon's state-run National News Agency reported.Full Story