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Carrying the burden of the Syrian crisis

Carrying the burden of the Syrian crisis

Beirut, Asharq Al-Awsat—Worried about the possible fallout from Syria, the Lebanese military spared no efforts to crush the armed insurgency led by Sunni Sheikh Ahmed Al-Assir; however, it remained heedless to the risks of Hezbollah’s growing embroilment in civil-war...
Suleiman takes dispute to UN amid Sidon violence

Suleiman takes dispute to UN amid Sidon violence

Beirut, Asharq Al-Awsat—Lebanese President Michel Suleiman sent a special memorandum on Syrian violations of Lebanese sovereignty to the UN on Tuesday, as the latest round of Syria-inspired violence broke out in southern Lebanon. The Lebanese president handed the...