The U.S. Embassy in Beirut expressed concern over the continuing violence in Tripoli and said in remarks posted on Twitter on Friday that the “Assad regime officials should be held accountable for involvement in alleged attempts to destabilize Lebanon.” The embassy called on all parties to “exercise restraint
At least three people including an Sunni Islamist commander were killed on Friday in a fifth day of sporadic sectarian fighting in Lebanon’s northern city of Tripoli triggered by the conflict in neighbouring Syria. A Lebanese security source said the situation in Tripoli, where clashes between Sunni Muslims and Alawites have killed 16 people since […]
A prominent Muslim cleric was killed early morning Friday in North Lebanon’s violence-stricken city of Tripoli after the security situation deteriorated again in the neighborhoods of Bab al-Tebbaneh and Jabal Mohsen,National News Agency reported.
The Army Command decided on Thursday to try and initiate dialogue between the fighters of Jebel Mohsen and Bab al Tabbanah with the aim of ending the security violations in the city of Tripoli without involving the politicians. This comes after the Army Command met privately in Yarzeh with the fighters of the rival factions […]