Lebanese army seals parliament after protests, Syria-linked tension




 
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Lebanese army seals parliament after protests, Syria-linked tension
 
June 21st, 2013  
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Lebanese army seals parliament after protests, Syria-linked tension
By Dominic Evans BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Lebanese army sealed off Beirut's parliamentary district with razor wire and threatened stern action against violence on Friday after a night of unrest stoked by the war in Syria and political paralysis at home. Around 100 protesters, angered by the postponement of June's parliamentary election until next year, scuffled with police on Thursday night near parliament. Twenty camped out overnight outside the ring of barbed wire, vowing to maintain the protest. ...




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