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April 21, 2014 / 21 Nisan, 5774
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Al Qaeda-Linked Terrorist Group Threatens Iran

Tuesday, January 14th, 2014

A terrorist group linked with Al Qaeda and whose leader was arrested and later died in Lebanon has threatened  to attack Iran.

The Abdullah Azzam Brigades accused Hezbollah of killing its leader Majid al-Majid after Lebanese authorities arrested him and then claimed he died in a hospital from a chronic illness.

The Brigades, comprised of Sunni Muslims,  blamed Hezbollah, backed by Iran, for Majid’s death.

The terrorist group claimed responsibility for a November attack on the Iranian embassy in Beirut that killed 25 people.

Syrian War Spillover Leaves Tripoli under Lebanese Army Control

Monday, December 2nd, 2013

Deadly clashes between pro and anti-Assad forces in Tripoli forced Lebanon on Monday to place Tripoli under army control for six months, the first time the military has taken command over a city since the 15-year civil war that official ended in 1990.

At least 12 people were killed and 100 wounded in the northern city since Saturday as Sunni Muslim fought with Alawite supporters of Syrian President Bassar al-Assad.

The Salafist movement in northern Lebanon warned, “We will work on foiling this decision politically for the sake of Lebanon, its security and stability.”

Printed from: http://www.jewishpress.com/news/breaking-news/syrian-war-spillover-leaves-tripoli-under-lebanese-army-control/2013/12/02/

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