LATEST Lebanese News

Date: 2 - 3 October 2015


Shehayyeb: The conferees agreed that it is our duty to set up sanitary landfills to replace the random dumps.

Al-Jadeed quoting Minister Shehayyeb: Salam demanded employing all the quick technical, legal and administrative measures for the immediate implementation of the waste plan.

Information obtained by LBCI: Shehayyeb's plan does not need new decrees or a cabinet session.

The Grand Serail broad meeting on the waste crisis has ended.

The Campaign for the Closure of the Naameh Landfill has reiterated its rejection of any attempt to reopen the landfill, "even for a single second."

PM Tammam Salam called for a meeting at 6:00 pm at the Grand Serail to tackle the trash file.

Al-Jadeed: Youths protesting against the establishment of a landfill in Srar in Akkar blocked the Aboudiyeh international highway.

The civil society activists called all Lebanese to stage a demonstration on Thursday at Martyrs' Square to protest against the ongoing trash crisis.

The civil society movement demanded that all contracts with Sukleen be suspended.

The civil society movement demanded that funds be transferred to municipalities to allow them to tackle waste.

VDL (100.5): Interior Minister Nouhad al-Mashnouq arrived at the Grand Serail for talks with Salam.

VDL (93.3): Agriculture Minister Akram Shehayyeb arrived at the Grand Serail for talks with Salam.

VDL (100.5): Salam is holding talks with Telecom Minister Butros Harb.

LBCI: The Finance Minister issued a decree prohibiting any former or current employee at the ministry from carrying out any duty for personal or relatives interest.

VDL (100.5): Salam is holding talks with Defense Minister Samir Moqbel.

VDL (93.3): Salam is holding talks with U.S. Ambassador to Lebanon David Hale.

VDL (93.3): A meeting is underway between PM Tammam Salam and Head of the international tribunal's defense office Francois Roux.

VDL (100.5): Health Ministry inspectors shut Abou Kamal al-Dimashqi restaurant in the western Bekaa until it meets the necessary standards.

NNA: Unknown assailants stole electricity cables in the area of Wadi Jilo in the Maarakeh drowning the town in darkness.

NNA: Police arrested Syrian national F.H. in al-Qobayyat for illegally smuggling a four-wheel drive vehicle from Syria to Lebanon.

Financial General Prosecutor Judge Ali Ibrahim ordered the arrest of 15 people for maritime property violations throughout Lebanon.

VDL (93.3): Health Minister Wael Abou Faour asked the Governor of Beirut to take the necessary measures to stop the works immediately on the upper floors in the institution of Samih al-Natour in Sabra.

ISF arrested 69 individuals for committing various crimes throughout Lebanon.

Social Affairs Minister Rashid Derbas to VDL (93.3): Settlements on the security appointments has not been withdrawn from discussion.

Information Minister Ramzi Jreij to VDL (100.5): The settlement over the military promotions will be difficult to adopt in light of the Consultative Gathering's latest stance.










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