President Michel Suleiman has called for firm measures against any security breach after the latest incident that ripped the city of Tripoli. He noted that " the strong political rethoric and the failure to act responsibly and to abide by the constitution according to the Taif accord are the reasons behind the political, security, and economic instabilities". [Naharnet]

Meanwhile, and upon the president’ s orders, the Lebanese army has taken control back of the situation in Tripoli and announced a truce between both factions. [Link]