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Ali Hashisho

A Lebanese city, and an election, feel effect of Saudi cold shoulder

May 02 2018

SIDON, Lebanon The last time Lebanon held a parliamentary election, Youssef Sanjar enjoyed a paid flight home from Saudi Arabia to vote for Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri's party.

Lebanese army storms Islamist mosque as Syria crisis spreads

Jun 24 2013

SIDON, Lebanon Lebanese soldiers stormed a complex holding gunmen loyal to a radical Islamist cleric in the city of Sidon on Monday and arrested dozens of his supporters, security sources said, in a second day of clashes fuelled by neighbouring Syria's civil war.

Lebanese army surrounds Islamist gunmen as Syrian crisis spreads

Jun 24 2013

SIDON, Lebanon Lebanese soldiers fought Sunni Islamist gunmen in the southern city of Sidon for a second day on Monday in one of the deadliest outbreaks of violence fuelled by sectarian rifts over the civil war in neighbouring Syria.

Lebanese army surrounds Islamist gunmen as Syrian crisis spreads

Jun 24 2013

SIDON, Lebanon Lebanese soldiers fought Sunni Islamist gunmen in the southern city of Sidon for a second day on Monday in one of the deadliest outbreaks of violence fuelled by sectarian rifts over the civil war in neighboring Syria.

Lebanon army surrounds Islamist gunmen in mosque as Syria crisis spreads

Jun 24 2013

SIDON, Lebanon Lebanese soldiers fought Sunni Islamist gunmen in the southern city of Sidon for a second day on Monday in one of the deadliest outbreaks of violence fuelled by sectarian rifts over the civil war in neighbouring Syria.

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