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Beirut Bombing Kills Assad Foe, Brings Syria War to Lebanon
World  (tags: violence, war, Syria, Lebanon, death, politics, middle-east, world, HumanRights )

Carrie
- 544 days ago - thedailybeast.com
The Syrian war appears to have crept across Lebanon's border with a massive blast in Beirut on Friday that killed Lebanese security chief Wissam al-Hassan, a key Assad opponent. Mike Giglio reports on the implications.
60 MINUTES: Inside Syria's Civil War
World  (tags: Syria, world, politics, Lebanon, middle-east, news, humanrights, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', society, violence, Refugees&Relief, Refugees&Relief, Refugees&Relief )

Cal
- 549 days ago - cbsnews.com
Aleppo is one of the crown jewels of the ancient world, Syria's largest, richest and -- for the past three months -- most dangerous city. The battle that is raging there has reduced entire neighborhoods to smoking piles of rubble.
First Formal Displaced Persons Camp Opens Inside Syria
World  (tags: Syria, world, politics, Lebanon, middle-east, news, humanrights, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', society, violence, Refugees&Relief, Refugees&Relief, Refugees&Relief )

Cal
- 555 days ago - naharnet.com
The first formal camp inside Syria for civilians driven from their homes by the nearly 19-month conflict began admitting displaced families on Tuesday, Agence France Presse reported.
Syria's Internally Displaced Languish in Squalor at Turkish Border
World  (tags: Syria, world, politics, Lebanon, middle-east, news, humanrights, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', society, violence, Refugees&Relief, Refugees&Relief )

Cal
- 567 days ago - cnn.com
People fleeing the war endure filthy conditions in an impromptu Syrian encampment
Is Lebanon Becoming Syria's Western Front?
World  (tags: Syria, world, politics, Lebanon, middle-east, news, humanrights, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', society, violence, Refugees&Relief )

Cal
- 571 days ago - csmonitor.com
With Syrian rebels sheltering in Lebanese border towns and Syrian Army troops planting land mines on both sides of the border, Lebanese fears of getting dragged into the conflict are rising.
'Syria' and 'Assad' Are Fighting Words in Lebanon
World  (tags: world, politics, middle-east, news, syria, Lebanon, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', society, violence )

Cal
- 666 days ago - latimes.com
Residents await the next violence between the Jabal Mohsen and Bab Tabbaneh neighborhoods, which disagree bitterly over the conflict in a country that once occupied their own.
Lebanese Fear Spillover Violence From Syria
World  (tags: world, politics, middle-east, news, Syria, Lebanon, violence, conflict, death, government )

Cal
- 674 days ago - npr.org
A rash of kidnappings in Lebanon over the weekend, coupled with deadly cross-border attacks by the Syrian army, are all worrying signs that Syria's troubles are continuing to spill over into its smaller and weaker neighbor
HOW THE WAR IN SYRIA THREATENS LEBANON'S FRAGILE PEACE
World  (tags: world, middle-east, news, Syria, Lebanon, politics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', conflict, humanrights, government, death, ethics, violence )

Cal
- 738 days ago - worldcrunch.com
Too closely tied to its larger neighbor, Lebanon can't help but worry about the consequences of the war spreading in Syria. The two countries have tight political links and share a porous border. Is Beirut set to be the next Arab Spring hot spot?
LEBANON: Over 30 NGOs Demonstrate for Women's Rights
World  (tags: world, humanrights, womens rights, freedoms, Lebanon )

Rose
- 751 days ago - asafeworldforwomen.org
300 women, men and children marched from Barbir, assisted by police and the Lebanese Army, headed for the Grand Serail but were blocked off by police at Riad al-Solh.
Israel Will Not Pull Out of the Next Middle East War Until Hizbollah Is Annihilated
World  (tags: middle-east, Israel, Hizbollah, conflict, Lebanon, hotilities, war, Iran )

Beatrice
- 803 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
On one side, amid the foothills of southern Lebanon, is Hizbollah, the Iranian-backed Shia militia that is busily stockpiling thousands of missiles in readiness for the next round of hostilities against its sworn enemy, Israel. On the other side stand
Syrian Political Refugees Hounded in Lebanon
World  (tags: world, Syria, Lebanon, repression, protests, Refugees&Relief, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', news, politics, HumanRights, conflict, government, society, middle-east )

Cal
- 895 days ago - ipsnews.net
Syrian refugees fleeing the brutal crackdown on citizens calling for an end to President Bashar al-Assad's regime have encountered a sinister reception in neighbouring Lebanon.
Syria Reportedly Plants Landmines Along Lebanon Border
World  (tags: Syria, Lebanon, terrorism, violence, middle-east, conflict, death, 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

Carrie
- 898 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Syria is planting landmines along parts of the country's border with Lebanon as refugees stream out of the country to escape the crackdown on anti-government protests, officials and witnesses said Tuesday.
LEBANON: Cluster Bombs Could Kill for Years
World  (tags: world, politics, middle-east, israel, Lebanon, cluster bombs, landmines, health, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!' )

Cal
- 948 days ago - ipsnews.net
Although Lebanon has been plagued by landmines since its 1975-1990 civil war and subsequent Israeli occupation, it faced unprecedented contamination levels from cluster munitions after Israel launched a 34-day war in July 2006
AND WHERE DOES LEBANON STAND ON SYRIA?
World  (tags: world, middle-east, news, politics, Syria, Lebanon, conflict, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', government, interesting, humanrights, violence, society )

Cal
- 980 days ago - worldcrunch.com
Lebanon's recent history has long been inextricably linked to its northern neighbor. In the face of Damascus' crackdown on a popular uprising, the current pro-Hezbollah government has been loathed to criticize the Syrian regime.
UN: Williams Warns Syria Unrest May Spark Sectarian Clashes in Lebanon
World  (tags: middle-east, israel, news, government, Lebanon, unrest, sectarian violence, Syria, conflict, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', violence, politics, war, world, interesting )

Cal
- 1000 days ago - naharnet.com
Political upheaval in Syria, hit by months of opposition protests, is weighing heavily on neighboring Lebanon where it risks sparking inter-religious clashes, U.N. Special Coordinator for Lebanon Michael Williams warned

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