LATEST Lebanese News

Date: 23-24 April 2015


Information obtained by LBCI: Saudi national Fahd Mghames has been deported via Beirut's airport. He had been detained in 2007 for belonging to al-Qaida and his jail term has ended.

LBCI: Security forces arrested a number of drivers who had blocked the road in Sidon's al-Nejmeh Square.

MTV: A number of young men clashed with security forces in Sidon's Nejmeh Square after they blocked the road in protest at the new traffic law.

LBCI: The investigations into the mutiny at Roumieh prison's Ward D are trying to determine whether the officers had abided by the issued procedures memo. The ISF has moved some rabble-rousing inmates to other prisons in Lebanon.

Army Commander, General Jean Qahwaji discussed with British Ambassador to Lebanon Tom Fletcher ways to implement the British aid program aiming to control Lebanon's borders.

ISF: An army checkpoint in Dahr al-Baidar arrested a man wanted on charges of issuing checks without funds and for possessing narcotics.

VDL (100.5): PSP chief MP Walid Jumblat visited Haigazian University in Kantari, Beirut where he placed a wreath to mark the centennial of the Armenian genocide.

Social Affairs Minister Rashid Derbas lauded Interior Minister Nouhad al-Mashnouq as a statesman, saying he restored security to the city of Tripoli.

LBCI: The army arrested six people during raids in Syrian refugee encampments in the West Bekaa town of Jeb Jenine.

Mahfoud urged Berri to put the wage scale on the agenda of the parliamentary session while taking into consideration the reservations of the SCC.

Mahfoud to politicians: Remove your hands from public schools and the LU so that they witness an improvement in the sector.

Head of the syndicate of private schools teachers in Lebanon Nehme Mahfoud at the SCC protest: We had to resort to the streets. Let officials assume the responsibility for the school year.

LBCI: The employees of Rafik Hariri University Hospital blocked the main entrance and the ER gate to demand the payment of their salaries.

VDL (100.5): MP Ibrahim Kanaan said that the new wage scale will be soon endorsed by the parliament.

PM Tammam Salam chaired a cabinet session at the Grand Serail.

Health Minister Wael Abou Faour ordered Sacre Coeur Hospital to accept patients who have memberships to artistic syndicates.

TMC: A person was injured when a car flipped over on Zouk Mosbeh road towards Jeita.

VDL (100.5): PM Tammam Salam presided the telecommunications committee.

VDL (93.3): The body found in Arsal's Jouban area was identified to Mahmoud Seifeddine, who has links with takfiri gunmen entrenched on the outskirts of the town.

NNA: The army detained three suspects in a raid in the Akkar town of Khirbet Daoud area.

VDL (93.3): An unidentified body was found in the Arsal area of al-Jouban.

Bishop Boulos Matar to VDL (100.5): France has not given up its initiative to resolve Lebanon's presidential crisis.

MP Jammal al-Jarrah to VDL (100.5): We are working on a settlement to refer the budge and wage scale draft-laws to the parliament together.

Al-Jadeed: A patrol from the Counter Terrorism bureau arrested an individual in Akkar on charges of forming an armed gang.

VDL (93.3): Marwan and Adnan al-Hujeiri were killed in a Syrian air raid on al-Nusra positions in al-Qalamoun's Jarajir area.

ISF arrested 90 people for committing different crimes across Lebanon.


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