Syrian war hits Beirut By Franklin Lamb

10 July 2013 — Counterpunch

DAHIYEH, Beirut – This observer’s neighbors seemed to believe, especially over the past year, as most of us did, that the war in Syria would, in one form or another, spill into our neighborhood, Dahiyeh, the Hezbollah stronghold in south Beirut near the Shatila and Burj el Barajeh Palestinian refugee camps.

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Escalation of Syria War: Ahmed Al-Assir, America’s Pawn in Lebanon By Phil Greaves

28 June, 2013 — Global Research

This weeks conflagration near Sidon, a majority Sunni city in the South of Lebanon has been on the cards for some time. Sheikh Al Assir, the instigator of the street battle’s with the Lebanese Armed Forces, (LAF) has been on a concerted campaign to incite sectarian strife and division between the Sunni and Shi’a sects in Lebanon, with one major goal; to draw Hezbollah into a sectarian-based conflict.

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Escalation of Syria War: Ahmed Al-Assir, America’s Pawn in Lebanon By Phil Greaves

28 June, 2013 — Global Research

This weeks conflagration near Sidon, a majority Sunni city in the South of Lebanon has been on the cards for some time. Sheikh Al Assir, the instigator of the street battle’s with the Lebanese Armed Forces, (LAF) has been on a concerted campaign to incite sectarian strife and division between the Sunni and Shi’a sects in Lebanon, with one major goal; to draw Hezbollah into a sectarian-based conflict.

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Lebanon is Being Prepared for Sedition as a Front in the Syrian War Mahdi Darius NAZEMROAYA

24 June 2013 — Strategic Culture Foundation

The flames of division and fighting in Syria are being fanned into Lebanon. The US and its allies could be working with their Lebanese partners and proxies to ignite and internal conflict. The small Arab republic is politically divided and is in a governmental state of limbo. There is also a growing vacuum within the country’s security apparatus and military.

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Hezbollah and the War in Syria: Why is the UK Pressuring the EU to Designate Hezbollah a “Terrorist” Group? By Phil Greaves

23 May, 2013 — Global Research

A distinct increase of negative coverage has been forming in Western and Gulf press; this focus is specifically regarding Hezbollah’s direct involvement in the battle currently raging to take control of the Syrian town of Qusair; its overall role in Lebanon and the region, and its ties to both Syria’s President Assad, and the government of Iran.

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Desperate Acts to Provoke Syria and Iran: Israel’s “Air Strikes” against Syria By Tony Cartalucci

4 May 2013 — Land Destroyer

Israeli Airstrikes Signal Western Desperation in Syria

ISRAEL WEIZMAN FUNERAL

Alleged airstrikes hope to expand conflict, undermine Syrian advances, and provoke Syria and Iran to give US justification for military intervention.  

Once again, Israel is “leaking” information about alleged airstrikes it claims it has conducted against Syria along the Lebanese-Syrian border.

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Desperate Acts to Provoke Syria and Iran: Israel’s “Air Strikes” against Syria By Tony Cartalucci

4 May 2013 — Land Destroyer

Israeli Airstrikes Signal Western Desperation in Syria

ISRAEL WEIZMAN FUNERAL

Alleged airstrikes hope to expand conflict, undermine Syrian advances, and provoke Syria and Iran to give US justification for military intervention.  

Once again, Israel is “leaking” information about alleged airstrikes it claims it has conducted against Syria along the Lebanese-Syrian border.

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Mleeta, Khiam, Sabra, Shatila and Resistance In General By Gilad Atzmon

8 January 2013 — Gilad Atzmon

Lebanon is incredible – an intoxicating blend of natural beauty, rebellious spirit, pious clarity, tolerance, wild night life and unbelievable hummus. I landed in Beirut four days ago. The purpose of my visit wasn’t all that clear. I knew that a talk and a musical performance were scheduled by Almayadeen TV, but I never expected such a spiritually transforming experience.

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Damascus issues arrest warrant for Lebanon’s Hariri

12 December 2012 PressTV

Lebanese lawmaker Saad Hariri (file photo)

The Syrian government has issued an arrest warrant for the Lebanese lawmaker Saad Hariri on charges of sponsoring Syrian militants.

The First Attorney General in the Syrian capital city, Damascus, Mohammed Marwan al-Loji has issued arrest warrants for Hariri as well as another Lebanese lawmaker Uqab Saqr, Syria‘s official news agency SANA reported on Wednesday. 

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Lebanon Bombing: Impetus for US-NATO Planned Sectarian War By Tony Cartalucci

21 October, 2012 — Global Research

It was, starting at least in 2007, the goal of the US, Saudis, and Israelis to trigger a region wide sectarian war with which to overrun the governments of Lebanon, Syria, and Iran. This was documented in detail in Seymour Hersh’s 2007 New Yorker article, “The Redirection” which was covered in depth in, “Syrian War: The Prequel.

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