August 7, 2014

Fear of New Civil War Hangs Over Lebanon

Michael Young, The National

The Associated Press

The outbreak of fighting in the Lebanese town of Arsal last Saturday threatens to draw Lebanon further into the Syrian war, exacerbate already tense Sunni-Shia relations and lead to a potentially devastating internal conflict.

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TAGGED: Lebanon, Syrian Army, Hezbollah


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