At least 23 wounded in Syria-linked Lebanon clashes, update

AT least 23 people have been wounded in running clashes between pro- and anti-Damascus regime supporters in Lebanon’s second largest city of Tripoli, a security official says. Exchanges of gunfire erupted on Monday and continued through the night between the mainly Sunni district of Bab el-Tebbaneh and the largely Alawite area of Jabal Mohsen.

Lebanon judge issues arrest warrant against Mawlawi

Military Investigative Judge Nabil Wehbi on Monday issued an arrest warrant against Lebanese national Shadi al-Mawlawi for “belonging to an armed terrorist group, National News Agency reported. Mawlawi’s arrest by General Security agents in Tripoli on Saturday had sparked three days of deadly violence in the northern capital