Following are the headlines of some of Lebanon's newspapers for Friday August 19, 2016:
An-nahar: First extension passes, brings along governmental tension
Aisport dossier heats atmosphere between Kataeb, PSP
As-safir: raids on Hassakah, imminent truce in Aleppo
Kerry, Lavrov meet
Regional crystallization for the conflict in North Syria
Al-Mustaqbal: The face of "Syria Al-Assad"
Al-Joumhouriya: Presidential dossier stumbling between Rabieh and Central House.. Extension progresses
Al-Akhbar: Daesh: Attack Druze and Christians, and kill Jumblatt!
The Daily Star: Cabinet discord paves way for security extensions
Source: National News Agency