Hezbollah Offensive in the Battle for Beirut

Gunshots, explosions and blazing roadblocks peppered Beirut this week as Hezbollah took control of several of the Lebanese capital's neighborhoods. Gunfire was heard throughout Thursday night and Friday morning as battles broke out between the Shiite Islamist fighters and Sunni supporters of Lebanon's pro-Western government. The fighting occurred in Beirut's predominantly Muslim neighborhoods in the western and southern parts of the city. At least 11 people have been killed and more than 20...Full Story
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