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Lavrov: We will have relations with any new Lebanese president elected by the parliament. 1 hour
Lavrov: Lebanon is a complicated country and the constitution should be respected by everyone. 1 hour
State security arrested a man in the Bekaa wanted for committing theft, opening fire and for drug abuse and trade. 1 hour
Bassil: We welcome Russia to participate in oil and gas exploration. 1 hour
Bassil: Syrian refugees should return to their country in safe conditions. 1 hour
Bassil: The Lebanese army and the state took a decision to confront terrorism. 1 hour
Bassil: Russia could play an important role in maintaining stability in Lebanon and the region. 1 hour
Lavrov: We will help Lebanon overcome its economic and social crises that increased because of the Syrian refugees on its territories. 1 hour
Lavrov: We will support the LAF that are working on reinforcing stability in Tripoli and the Bekaa. 1 hour
Russian FM Lavrov during a joint press conference with visiting FM Jebran Bassil: We reiterated our stance regarding Lebanon's unity and sovereignty. 1 hour
VDL (100.5): Army Chief Jean Qahwaji inspected military units deployed in the northern city of Tripoli. 2 hours
Derek Plumbly stressed from the Grand Serail the importance of carrying out the presidential elections within the constitutional timeframe to maintain stability in Lebanon. 2 hours
The State security bureau handed over to the anti-drug bureau Mohammed M., who was detained in Akkar for the possession of one kilogram of Hashish. 2 hours
Judge Saqr charged two leaders of armed men and 53 others for belonging to a terrorist network in Bab al-Tabbaneh. 2 hours
MTV: Financial prosecutor Judge Ali Ibrahim charged an engineer (H.G.) at the Beirut Municipality with bribery and embezzlement of public funds. He referred the case to the First Investigating judge in Beirut Ghassan Owaidat. 2 hours
Judge Sawan issued warrants against two ISIL members for carrying out terrorist attacks. 3 hours
A meeting is underway between PM Tammam Salam and U.N. Special Coordinator for Lebanon Derek Plumbly. 3 hours
Al-Rahi: I hope the same scenario would not be repeated next week. 3 hours
Al-Rahi: Berri will continue to call for sessions until we elect a president. 3 hours
Al-Rahi: I hoped Wednesday's session would continue to hold a second round. 3 hours
Al-Rahi from Beirut Airport: We don't call the head of state a consensual president. 3 hours
The LF bloc thanked MPs for placing their trust in Geagea, saying it was an essential motive for him to stay in the battle for the presidency. 3 hours
Al-Rahi: The MPs have a duty to attend the parliamentary sessions because they have been elected by the people. 3 hours
Al-Rahi: We should not insult each other every time there is a political event. Lebanon is based on partnership. 3 hours
Al-Rahi: The strength of the next president lies in being acceptable by all sides. 3 hours
Al-Rahi hoped there would be quorum next week and every session to enjoy quorum as well so that MPs meet and elect responsibly. 3 hours
Al-Rahi after meeting Berri: It was necessary for me to meet with the speaker before heading to Rome. We have always been in contact. 3 hours
Al-Rahi: Some people found the election session negative and others positive. I thanked Berri for calling for the session and for the second round next week. 3 hours
ISF detained 75 people for committing various crimes throughout Lebanese territories. 3 hours
VDL (100.5): Maronite Patriarch Beshara al-Rahi visited Speaker Nabih Berri in Ain el-Tineh. 4 hours
Al-Manar: Israeli warplanes overflew southern Lebanon at medium altitude. 5 hours
Future TV: Reports that the army is defusing a bomb found on the road between the port and Abou Ali roundabout in Tripoli. 5 hours
NNA: The army blocked the Zahriyeh highway after a bomb exploded near the Suwaiqa police station. 5 hours
VDL (100.5): A meeting is underway between PM Tammam Salam and German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen. 5 hours
MP Farid al-Khazen to VDL (93.3): The MP has the right to cast a blank vote. We hope there wouldn't be vacuum. 6 hours
VDL (100.5): Police detained mediators who negotiate deals between the owners of stolen cars and the thieves. 6 hours
VDL (100.5): One person was injured in a shooting on Riyaq-Baalbek highway. 6 hours
MP Ammar Houri to VDL (100.5): Yesterday's events were a step in the right direction. 6 hours
MP Salim Salhab to VDL (100.5): FPM chief Aoun will not run for presidency if there was no consensus on him. 7 hours
Three fugitives were arrested at the ISF checkpoint in Dahr al-Baydar. 17 hours
A man identified as Hisham al-Mays was wounded in the head in Barelias as a dispute with Khaled Araji over traffic priority escalated into gunfire. 17 hours
Kataeb chief Amin Gemayel to LBCI: I was not a candidate today and Kataeb's MPs voted for Geagea. We don't know who cast the ballot carrying my name and March 14 will hold several meetings to discuss the electoral course. 18 hours
MP Henri Helou to LBCI: Today's result was good and it was the starting point of openness towards everyone and of accord and dialogue and we're counting on the centrists. 18 hours
Kataeb sources to OTV: All bloc members voted for Samir Geagea. 19 hours
Al-Manar: Reports said MP Samer Saade was the one who voted for Kataeb Party leader Amin Gemayel. 19 hours
FM Bassil left for Russia on a 2-day official visit ahead of a trip to Rome, saying "Lebanon's stability is an additional factor in the region's stability." 19 hours
National News Agency: A Syrian man has been arrested after he kidnapped a minor girl from Dinniyeh's Kfarhabou with the aim of marrying her. 19 hours
Hizbullah laid to rest in the Bekaa town of Tamnin al-Tahta fighter Abbas Haidar Rayya, who was killed "while performing his jihadist duty" in Syria. 20 hours
Ex-PM Fouad Saniora discussed the economic situation with the four deputy central bank governors. 21 hours
VDL (93.3): Ahmed and Mohammed Darwish were wounded as a dispute with the Shkheidem family erupted into gunfire at the Berqayel intersection in Akkar. 22 hours
The Army Command confirmed that two rockets fired from the eastern mountain range landed between the towns of Hourtaala and Brital in the Bekaa. 23 hours
Al-Jadeed: MP Michel Murr voted for Geagea, while MP Nayla Tueni voted blank. 24 hours
LBCI: A source close to MP Nayla Tueni confirmed that she voted for Geagea. 24 hours