Bushra al-Assad, the sister of the embattled Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, has fled Syria with her children, weeks after her husband Assef Shawkat, who was the deputy chief of staff of the Syrian Armed Forces, was killed
The Lebanese army deployed Tuesday in sectors of Tripoli affected by clashes, calming the area after three days of sectarian fighting that killed nine people, an AFP correspondent said. Troops entered Syria Street, the frontline of fighting between the districts of Bab el-Tebbaneh, and Jabal Mohsen,
Renewed clashes were reported on Tuesday in Tripoli , Lebanon’s northern capital in the area of Talaat al-Rifaia between the Nashar and Hajer families according to New ( Al Jadeed) TV. According to the report the Nashar family sympathizes with the Hezbollah-led March 8 coalition, while the Hajer family sympathizes with the Islamist organizations.
Five people were killed and more than 70 wounded in clashes between Alawite supporters of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and Sunni Muslims in the Lebanese city of Tripoli, medical sources said on Monday
At least four people have been killed, and another 24 injured, after fighting erupted overnight in the Lebanese city of Tripoli between residents loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and those supportive of the Syrian opposition, witnesses and security officials have said.