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  1. News - World - LEBANON

    Lebanon teen death spurs 'selfie' anti-violence protest

    Posted Jan 11th 2014, 05:45pm by Agence France Press in Beirut

    ... the cycle of political violence in their country. The “Not A Martyr” campaign sprung up after Chaar was killed in a December 27 car bombing that targeted moderate Lebanese politician Mohammad ... a group of young Lebanese started a protest page on Facebook. “We can no longer normalise the persistent violence. We can no longer desensitise ourselves to the constant horror of life ...

  2. News - World - LEBANON

    Civilians flee as 16 Lebanese soldiers reported killed in border clash with Syrian rebels

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 09:12pm by AGENCIES

    ... has seized parts of Syria and Iraq. Lebanon, still rebuilding from its own 1975-1990 civil war, has been buffeted by violence linked to the Syrian conflict including rocket attacks, suicide ...

  3. News - World - LEBANON

    Third bombing in a week in Lebanon injures three near Saudi embassy

    Posted Jun 26th 2014, 09:38pm by Reuters

    ... the building- like two minutes after- and the fire erupted," said Ahmad, a resident at the scene. Ethnically mixed Lebanon has suffered a wave of sectarian violence linked to the war in Syria ...

  4. News - World - LEBANON

    Suicide bomber kills security officer, wounds 19 in Beirut

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 04:48pm by Reuters

    ... for two potential suicide bombers in the Lebanese capital. Lebanon has suffered a wave of sectarian violence linked to the war in Syria which, like its neighbour Iraq, is fighting a Sunni ...

  5. News - World - LEBANON

    Government forms in Lebanon after 10-month deadlock ends

    Posted Feb 16th 2014, 05:26am by Reuters

    ... violence from neighbouring Syria worsened internal instability. A caretaker government has run the country since former prime minister Najib Mikati resigned in March as parties aligned ... Sunni majority. Sectarian violence has erupted sporadically in the past year across Lebanon, particularly in the north, and car bombings targeting both security and political targets have ...

  6. News - World - LEBANON

    Four killed as suicide bombers target Iranian centre in Beirut

    Posted Feb 19th 2014, 05:29pm by Reuters

    ... into Lebanon, exacerbating Sunni-Shiite tensions and triggering violence including frequent clashes between armed groups in the northern city of Tripoli. The war has also affected Lebanese politics, ...

  7. News - World - LEBANON

    Twin blasts kill 42, injure hundreds in Lebanon’s Tripoli

    Posted Aug 23rd 2013, 08:48pm by Reuters

    ... of sectarian violence in Lebanon has been stoked by the conflagration in Syria, where President Bashar al-Assad is fighting a largely Sunni-led rebellion. Both Hezbollah and radical Sunni groups ... port that has seen some of the worst Syria crossover violence. Sunni gunmen have sporadically clashed with fighters from the city’s minority Alawite sect, an offshoot of Shiite Islam to which ...

  8. News - World - LEBANON

    Top Hezbollah commander shot dead, Israel blamed for killing

    Posted Dec 04th 2013, 05:09pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Beirut Iranian-backed group quickly blames Israel for attack outside his Beirut home, as Lebanon faces increasing violence from Syria's civil war Senior Hezbollah chief is shot dead A commander for the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah was gunned down on Wednesday outside his home in southern Beirut, security officials said. Hezbollah blamed Israel ...

  9. News - World - LEBANON

    Beirut car blast kills former Lebanese minister Mohamad Chatah and five others

    Posted Dec 27th 2013, 04:48pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... the chance to take my wife and children somewhere else, I would.” The attack was a grim reminder that the violence that tore Lebanon apart during the civil war is never far away, and comes as a war ...

  10. News - World - LEBANON

    Pope closes Lebanon visit with plea for peacemakers

    Posted Sep 18th 2012, 12:00am by MCT

    ... "I will appeal to all of you to be peacemakers, wherever you find yourselves," Benedict told hundreds of thousands of worshippers at an open-air mass. "In a world where violence ... about 350,000 attended the service on the shore of the Mediterranean Sea. The pope called on Arab and international leaders to take action to halt the violence in Syria, but suggested ...




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