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Al-Akhbar has learned that Qatar has intervened in negotiations with Nusra Front to secure the release of soldiers who were captured by Islamist militants during gunbattles with the Lebanese Army in the Bekaa Valley border town of Arsal earlier this month.Lebanese Army commander Gen. Jean Kahwagi said he wanted to diversify the weapon types within the $1 billion Saudi grant to support the military in its fight against terrorism.Information made available to Ad-Diyar confirmed that talks between Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri and former Prime Minister Saad Hariri, which MP Walid Jumblatt had been informed about, resulted in an agreement to extend Parliament's mandate by 31 months.
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