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BEIRUT: Political and religious leaders scrambled Monday to prevent Lebanon’s slide into strife, a day after attacks on four Muslim scholars sent long-simmering sectarian tensions soaring at an alarming rate, threatening to plunge the divided country into total chaos.
BEIRUT: An attorney representing the family of a fugitive killed in a raid in Arsal gave the judiciary what he claimed were press cards found in two vehicles used by the Army during the operation, judicial sources said Monday.
BEIRUT: The fast-moving military and political developments over the past few days are rapidly sucking Lebanon into the turmoil in Syria, threatening to destabilize the fragile country and probably plunge it into a new bout of sectarian fighting, analysts said.
BEIRUT: Uneven distribution of aid to displaced Syrians could exacerbate tensions with host communities in Lebanon and deepen the sectarian segregation that has already started to manifest in refugee settlement patterns, top relief coordinators said Monday.
ATLANTA: Photos and mementoes that were snatched up and blown hundreds of miles during tornados in the south of the United States two years ago are giving researchers new insight on how debris is carried by the storms and how it could threaten the public.