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05-25-13
Politicians from Lebanon's major political parties registered Friday for June parliamentary elections on the basis of the controversial 1960 vote law.

05-25-13
President Michel Sleiman said Friday Hezbollah should not sink into sectarian strife in Lebanon or in Syria.

05-25-13
As the Interior Ministry witnessed Friday a deluge of candidates to register for the elections, the extension of Parliaments mandate gained momentum amid the deteriorating security situation in Tripoli.

05-25-13
TRIPOLI, Lebanon: Fighting in Lebanons second-largest city tapered off Friday but claimed the life of one resident and wounded eight others, as local militiamen from Bab al-Tabbaneh rejected army deployment in their neighborhood.

05-24-13
Caretaker Prime Minister Najib Miqati stressed on Thursday the need for the army to respond firmly to all security violations that are targeting the northern city of Tripoli.

05-24-13
Al-Mustaqbal Movement leader MP Saad Hariri on Thursday warned against the conspiracy targeting the northern city of Tripoli, considering that the battles aim at diverting the attention from Hizbullah's participation in the Syrian war alongside President Bashar Assad's forces.

05-24-13
TRIPOLI, Lebanon: Heavy shelling rocked Tripoli throughout the night as fierce gunbattles raged in the northern city between pro- and anti-Assad fighters for a sixth day, leaving at least 23 people dead.

05-24-13
Former Prime Minister Fouad Siniora slammed Thursday Hezbollahs growing involvement in the conflict in neighboring Syria, saying the group was violating all norms.

05-24-13
Two people were killed and 28 others were wounded in fierce clashes in Tripoli, north Lebanon, which continued until the early hours of Thursday morning, security sources said, as the acting head of the police warned that the situation in the city was dire.

05-24-13
Joining the fight in Syria may be part of Hezbollahs strategy to defend the resistance, political analysts have told The Daily Star, but the partys involvement, regardless of the outcome of the conflict there, is likely to alter Sunni-Shiite relations in Lebanon irreversibly.

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