Day: November 3, 2015

Army seizes weapons warehouse in Tripoli

November 3, 2015

NNA – The Lebanese Army Command – Orientation Directorate – issued a statement on Tuesday whereby it announced that LAF elements have raided a building in the vicinity of the house of arrestee Abdel Rahman Fares on Abou Ali roundabout – Tripoli, and se…

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Hariri cables condolences to Putin

November 3, 2015

NNA – Former Prime Minister Saad Hariri sent a telegraph of condolences to Russian President Vladimir Putin whereby he uttered sorry over the fall of victims in the Russian airplane catastrophe in Sinai.=======D.K.

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Future bloc condemns Maameltein crime

November 3, 2015

NNA – The Future parliamentary bloc condemned on Tuesday the crime of Maameltein, noting that the death of army heroes has resulted from a violation of the law caused by the prevailing security chaos and protected by the holders of illegal weapons.

“The only solution to this phenomenon is to override the prestige of the state and extend the power and sovereignty of the state over all Lebanese territory,” the bloc affirmed in the statement issued at the end the meeting, presided over by bloc leader Fouad Siniora.

MP Ammar Houri who read the communiqué, said that discussions between deputies focused on the latest developments in Lebanon and the region.

According to Houri, the bloc estimates that the cumulative crises require fast solutions to avoid negative influence on the image and prestige of the state.
“This state has emerged as a failed one nearing collapse, while the solution lies in the election of a new President of the Republic after the cessation of the threat of blocking exerted by Iran, Hezbollah and the FPM.”

Regarding the waste crisis, the Future bloc considered that any solution to the crisis must take into account the concept of partnership between the Lebanese.

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Army: Two Syrians arrested on terrorism charges

November 3, 2015

NNA – The Lebanese Army Command – Orientation Directorate – issued on Tuesday a statement saying an army unit has halted in Wadi Al-Hosn area in Arsal the Syrians Hassan Abdel Karim Awad and Aladdin Saadia on suspicions of belonging to terrorist organi…

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Russia says bombed Syria targets after 'opposition' gave coordinates

November 3, 2015

NNA – (Agence France Presse) Russian jets bombed 24 targets in Syria Tuesday after “opposition representatives” gave them coordinates in the first time Moscow has claimed to work with opposition groups during its air campaign.”The coordinates of all of…

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Army raids depot in Tripoli's Bab Tabaneh

November 3, 2015

NNA – The Lebanese army intelligence raided a depot in one of the buildings in Tripoli’s Bab Tabbaneh, seizing some arms and ammunition, NNA correspondent reported on Tuesday.===================== L.Y

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Arslan after Choeifat meeting: No sectarian or confessional reason behind rejecting Costa Brava landfill

November 3, 2015

NNA – “Lebanese Democratic” Party Head Talal Arslan relayed Choueifat people’s unanimous rejection of Costa Brava landfill proposal, stressing that such a rejection does neither stem from a sectarian nor a confessional reason.”Our rejection does not ai…

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Bassil: FPM targeted because it is not corrupt

November 3, 2015

NNA – Foreign Affairs Minister, Jibran Bassil, said that the Free Patriotic Movement “has always been subjected to the attack of media campaigns because it is not a corrupt.”Bassil’s stance came Tuesday in the wake of the regular weekly meeting for the…

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