Lebanese parliament speaker Nabih Berri will call for a session to elect a new president on September 29, despite no political consensus on a candidate, state media reported
Security forces were unable to find Lebanese central bank governor Riad Salameh after a subpoena was issued against him.
Lebanese President Michel Aoun said that Lebanon is ready to resume the negotiations, according to Reuters. He made similar remarks in October.
Hezbollah ally Gebran Bassil attacked Hezbollah for preventing Lebanon's cabinet from meeting.
"Unjustified, deliberate and systematic blockage which dismantles the state and drives it to its demise" must be ended, the president said.
Lebanon's cabinet has not met for two months due to demands by Hezbollah concerning the Beirut port blast case.
Hezbollah members arrived quickly with arms to begin shooting at random buildings during the protest in Beirut.
Hezbollah Deputy Secretary-General Naim Qassem warned on Friday evening that any attack by Israel on Lebanon will be met with a response, and that its weapons are 'locked and loaded.'
Lebanon has been run by a caretaker administration for nearly a year, since a huge blast devastated large parts of Beirut, its currency has collapsed and jobs have vanished.
President, prime minister-designate tangle over forming a government