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Interior Minister Mashnouq to al-Mustaqbal newspaper: We have located the debris of the Cypriot plane, after seeking the help of UNIFIL's boats. 6 hours
LF leader Samir Geagea returned from Saudi Arabia after holding talks with ex-PM Saad Hariri and top Saudi officials. 6 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. 7 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. 8 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. 9 hours
LBCI: A training plane disappeared from the radar in Cypriot airspace while en route from Cyprus to Beirut's airport. 9 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? 9 hours
MP Ahmed Fatfat to Future TV: The vast majority of MPs want extension although some are not openly announcing that they want it. 9 hours
MP Alain Aoun to Future TV: One of the solutions to the presidential crisis could be staging parliamentary elections. 9 hours
LBCI: The relatives of the Arsal captives vowed to indefinitely keep blocking both lanes of the Qalamoun highway. 12 hours
LBCI: Relatives of the Arsal captives reopened the Qalamoun coastal road. 12 hours
LBCI: The SCC called for staging a sit-in in front of the Justice Palace on Thursday morning in protest against the assault against Manal Daou. 12 hours
MTV: A fire erupted in the outskirts of the Akkar town of al-Mhammara near the Tamer gas station and Civil Defense crews are trying to douse it. 12 hours
Beirut First Examining Magistrate Ghassan Oueidat has started his investigations in the case of the child Celine Rakan by interrogating the detained Ethiopian maid and hearing the testimony of her father. 13 hours
Internal Security Forces thwarted an attempt to smuggle 500 Benzhexol pills and two grams of hashish hidden in shoes into al-Qobbeh prison in Tripoli. 13 hours
VDL (93.3): Verbal spats erupted between the families of the captive troops and passersby in al-Qalamoun. 13 hours
MTV: The families of the Arsal captives blocked the al-Qalamoun coastal road. 13 hours
The families of servicemen decided to reopen the road. 14 hours
Abou Faour: If the government neglected the case, then the PSP will stand by the families. 14 hours
Abou Faour: Negotiations will not end over a short period of time. 14 hours
Abou Faour: The government probably should reveal more details but we fear leaks to media outlets. 14 hours
Abou Faour: The families are not outlaws. 14 hours
Berri to MPs: The parliament should specify that the parliamentary polls would be held after the election of a president if it extend its term. 14 hours
Minister Abou Faour arrived in Saifi to persuade the families of abducted servicemen to reopen the road. 15 hours
Abou Faour urged the families of Arsal captives to reopen the Saifi road and head to Riad al-Solh to meet with him. 15 hours
The families of Arsal captives blocked the road near the Kataeb party HQ in Saifi. 15 hours
The relatives of abducted servicemen who support escalating measures headed towards Saifi near Kataeb party HQ. 16 hours
A verbal spat occurred between the families of Arsal captives over the burning of tires near the Grand Serail. 16 hours
Speaker Nabih Berri heads the weekly parliamentary meeting with MPs that kicked off moments ago. 16 hours
Public Works Minister Ghazi Zoaiter from the airport: We will take all measures to facilitate the measures taken by the health minister to stop Ebola from reaching Lebanon. 16 hours
Health Minister Wael Abou Faour said the planes arriving from countries where there is an Ebola outbreak would land in one terminal at Rafik Hariri International Airport. 16 hours
An Israeli unit combed the area at the banks of Wazzani river. 17 hours
NNA: A 20-year-old committed suicide by hanging himself from the ceiling in the town of al-Halousiyeh in Tyre. 17 hours
VDL (100.5): A robber and police exchanged fire when he was caught red-handed in Jbeil. 17 hours
LBCI: The army released a person it had arrested in Tripoli's al-Shaarani. 17 hours
The foreign affairs committee met at the parliament to discuss the issue of Syrian refugees. FM Jebran Bassil attended the meeting. 17 hours
VDL (93.3): Qobeh prison guards thwarted an attempt to smuggle into the facility 500 captagon pills and 5 grams of hashish. 18 hours
Future TV: Banners supporting the Islamic State were erected in al-Rama in Wadi Khaled. 18 hours
VDL (100.5): The Lebanese army raided the Shaarani neighborhood in Tripoli's al-Qobbeh and arrested one person. 18 hours
Al-Jadeed: The families of Arsal captives blocked al-Qalamoun highway. 18 hours
A meeting is underway between the Health Minister and a delegation from hospitals that will equip rooms for patients infected with the Ebola virus. 19 hours
Civil Defense: Firefighters doused a blaze at a housing unit in the Nabatiyeh town of Zafta. 19 hours
MP Amar Houri to VDL (93.3): We agree with Patriarch al-Rahi that electing a president is a priority. Criticism should be directed at the other party that boycotted the sessions to elect a head of state. 20 hours
VDL (100.5): A child was killed and three others injured in a car accident in Baalbek's Sharawneh Neighborhood. 20 hours
MP Assem Araji to VDL (100.5): Security forces should reveal the names of the parties standing behind the abductions. 20 hours
TMC: Two people were injured in a collision between two cars on the Cornet Shahwan main road overnight. 21 hours
ISF arrested 68 people for committing different crimes across Lebanon. 21 hours
LBCI: Assailants tossed a hand grenade near an army checkpoint on the Beddawi-Mankoubine road in Tripoli. The army and the attackers exchanged fire after the assault. 21 hours
Gasoline prices dropped by LL800, diesel prices by LL100 and gas prices dropped by LL500. 21 hours