A street called Syria divides tense Lebanese city




 
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A street called Syria divides tense Lebanese city
 
March 22nd, 2012  
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A street called Syria divides tense Lebanese city
TRIPOLI, Lebanon (Reuters) - Two rival communities are preparing for war in Lebanon's northern coastal city of Tripoli and the frontline in their conflict is a street called Syria. In the Sunni Muslim district of Bab Tebbaneh, Syrian rebel flags flutter from buildings, declarations of support for the one-year uprising against Bashar al-Assad. The neighboring Jebel Mohsen area is home to Tripoli's defiant Alawite minority - from the same sect as Assad - who display their loyalty with pictures of the Syrian president. ...




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