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Families of captive troops: There is a positive step that we might do for the sake of Maj. Gen. Kheir, but we won't announce it now. 1 hour
Families of captive troops: We left the meeting very relieved and for the first time we are feeling some security, because we did not hear mere remarks but rather serious reassurances. We are hoping for a happy ending but we can't specify a certain date. 1 hour
Families of captive troops: According to what major generals Kheir and Ibrahim said, we can expect positive developments and journalists must help us by keeping the details under wraps. 1 hour
Families of captive troops: This is the first time that we leave reassured from a meeting with the government and Maj. Gen. Abbas Ibrahim has made certain steps which we cannot reveal. 1 hour
Social Affairs Minister Derbas: The government's plan on Syrian refugees was approved in a harmonious manner. 1 hour
MTV quoting health ministry sources: A patient at the Rafik Hariri University Hospital has symptoms similar to those of Ebola or Malaria and examinations are underway to diagnose the case. 2 hours
OTV: A delegation from the families of the captive troops is meeting with Maj. Gen. Mohammed Kheir at the Grand Serail. 2 hours
LBCI: Possessions of defected soldier Akoumi were discovered at the Dinniye apartment raided by the army, amid speculation that a charred corpse found there may be his. 2 hours
The interrogation of the maid, who is accused of murdering Celine Rakan, was postponed. 3 hours
Future TV: The cabinet approved a strategy to limit the influx of Syrian refugees. 4 hours
VDL (93.3): The Syrian army carried out raids on Ras al-Maarah along the Lebanese-Syrian border. 4 hours
A meeting was held between MP Fouad Saniora and Saudi FM Ali Awadh Asiri. 4 hours
Speaker Nabih Berri called for a session to elect a new president on October 29. 5 hours
MTV: Syrian warplanes carried out raids in al-Ajram, al-Rahwa and al-Kherbet on Arsal's outskirts. 5 hours
Cabinet discussed the case of Arsal captives and is now studying the strategy to address Syrian refugees. 5 hours
Al-Jadeed: Lebanese Hussein Soaid escaped unharmed after an Israeli tank shelled an area near his house in Kroum al-Shraqi that lies close to the Blue Line. 6 hours
Security source to Anatolia news agency: The army arrested defected soldier Abdul Qader Akoumi, who had joined the IS ten days ago. 6 hours
MTV: Lebanese businessman George Obaji's body was found in Cypriot territorial waters after his plane came down on his way to Beirut. 6 hours
The cabinet session went underway at the Grand Serail. 6 hours
Abou Faour ahead of cabinet session: The government received some of the demands of the jihadists and everything is negotiable. 7 hours
Al-Jadeed: The army recovered a burnt body from the apartment that it raided in Dinniyeh. 7 hours
OTV: The army killed Adel al-Atri, and arrested Ahmed Miqati and a defected soldier during the Dinniyeh raid. Two other suspects escaped. 7 hours
MTV: A soldier was injured in the clashes between the army and gunmen in Asoun. 7 hours
NNA: The families of the Arsal hostages reopened the Qalamoun highway. 7 hours
The SCC kicked off a rally in solidarity with public employee Manal Daou near Beirut's Justice Palace. 7 hours
VDL (93.3): The contract workers erected a tent near the Royal Tower. 8 hours
MP Ahmed Fatfat to VDL (93.3): The issue of Syrian refugees is a matter of life and death. 8 hours
NNA: Gunfire was heard and flares seen over Qusaya and Kfarzabad overnight. 8 hours
NNA: A citizen was injured by a stray bullet during a wedding ceremony in the town of Faour in Zahle. 8 hours
VDL (100.5): Ahmed Miqati, who is accused of beheading soldier al-Sayyed, was killed during the raid in Asoun town. 9 hours
ISF detained 80 people for committing various crimes throughout Lebanese territories. 9 hours
MTV: The army raided a network in the Asoun town in Dinniyeh and clashed with three of its members, killing one of them. 9 hours
VDL (93.3): EDL contract workers stopped employees at Royal Tower from entering their offices to protest the failure to receive their salaries. 9 hours
VDL (100.5): A vehicle was engulfed in flames in the Tripoli area of al-Bahsas. 9 hours
MP Salim Salhab to VDL (100.5): We will reject the extension of parliament's term. We doubt that the extension will speed up the election of a president. 10 hours
Interior Minister Mashnouq to al-Mustaqbal newspaper: We have located the debris of the Cypriot plane, after seeking the help of UNIFIL's boats. 19 hours
LF leader Samir Geagea returned from Saudi Arabia after holding talks with ex-PM Saad Hariri and top Saudi officials. 19 hours
Information obtained by LBCI: The captain of the Cypriot plane contacted the airport in Cyprus at 7:02 pm to report a technical problem before it disappeared from the radar two minutes later. 20 hours
VDL (100.5): The plane that disappeared between Cyprus and Lebanon is rented and it belongs to the private aviation club at Beirut's airport. 21 hours
Interior Minister Mashnouq to al-Jadeed: I'm concerned with the border and with every Lebanese region as well as with the safety of the Lebanese. The security situation in the country might require consultations about a role for Hizbullah in defending the border. 21 hours
LBCI: A training plane disappeared from the radar in Cypriot airspace while en route from Cyprus to Beirut's airport. 21 hours
Maronite Archbishop of Beirut Boulos Matar to al-Manar: The patriarch told Hariri that we do not have a veto on any presidential candidate and that the issue is in the hands of the MPs, but where are the MPs? 22 hours
MP Ahmed Fatfat to Future TV: The vast majority of MPs want extension although some are not openly announcing that they want it. 22 hours
MP Alain Aoun to Future TV: One of the solutions to the presidential crisis could be staging parliamentary elections. 22 hours