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Michael Delefortrie, who joined a terrorist group in Belgium
and travelled to Syria to become a jihadi fighter, is pictured here
after his return to the E.U., leaving a court in Antwerp./PHOTOGRAPH BY FRANCOIS LENOIR / REUTERS

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Lebanese Sunni Islamists stage a protest in Tripoli, Lebanon,
in August, against the Lebanese army, which many of them view as
allied with Hezbollah. Reuters

Ideology of Lebanese “Tripoli”

Ideology of Lebanese “Tripoli”

Tripoli has been linked over the past years with conservative movements and many extremist cells that were dismantled in northern regions like Akkar and Daniye. The Islamic scene in the city has long been influenced by the local complicated politics and the adversity...