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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

    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 ...

  3. 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, ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. News - World - LEBANON

    Angry crowd demands Lebanon PM Mikati step down after slain spy chief's funeral

    Posted Oct 22nd 2012, 12:00am by Reuters in Beirut

    ... Reuters in Beirut Angry mob demands PM Mikati step down after assassination blamed on his 'crony' Syria Uproar after spy chief's funeral Violence erupted in downtown Beirut ... urged supporters to refrain from any more violence. "We want peace, the government should fall but we want that in a peaceful way. I call on all those who are in the streets to pull ...

  9. News - World - LEBANON

    Clashes erupt in Beirut after slain official's funeral

    Posted Oct 21st 2012, 11:00pm by Reuters in Beirut

    ... Reuters in Beirut Violence erupted in downtown Beirut on Sunday as protesters tried to storm the offices of Prime Minister Najib Mikati after the funeral of an assassinated intelligence ... other than two people fainting. Opposition leader Saad al-Hariri urged supporters to refrain from any more violence. “We want peace, the government should fall but we want that in a peaceful ...

  10. News - World - LEBANON

    Clashes continue in Beirut after overnight fighting

    Posted Oct 22nd 2012, 05:29pm by Agence France-Presse in Beirut

    ... the streets. Deadly violence hit the Lebanese city of Tripoli overnight and several people were wounded in Beirut, security officials said on Monday, as tensions spiked following the murder of a top ...




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