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Hezbollah stronghold defiant after car bomb
Explosion in southern Beirut suburb injures dozens, but fails to drive locals from Shia movement.
Last updated: 09 Jul 2013 18:24 GMT
Car bomb rocks Shia suburb in Beirut
Explosion wounds 53 people in busy southern Beirut shopping area controlled by Lebanese Shia group Hezbollah.
Last updated: 09 Jul 2013 14:57 GMT
The strange case of Lebanon's Shebaa
One town has avoided the country's rising sectarian tensions, united by a common enemy.
Last updated: 02 Jul 2013 19:49 GMT
Lebanon remains tense after Sidon protests
Coastal city restored to calm after protesters gathered to demonstrate against the army's actions against Sunni cleric.
Last updated: 28 Jun 2013 13:53 GMT
Who is Lebanon's Ahmed al-Assir?
The firebrand cleric at the centre of recent sectarian violence in Lebanon has seen a rapid rise to prominence.
Last updated: 26 Jun 2013 13:04 GMT
Lebanese army storms cleric's headquarters
Soldiers control Sidon base of Sunni cleric after two days of fighting that has left dozens dead.
Last updated: 24 Jun 2013 19:21 GMT
Deadly clashes erupt in south Lebanon
Two people killed in gunfight between pro-Hezbollah group and followers of Sunni cleric in Sidon, local media reports.
Last updated: 18 Jun 2013 17:40 GMT
Lebanese army deploys in tense Bekaa Valley
Elite unit sets up roadblocks between rival villages, a day after four Shia men were killed in an ambush.
Last updated: 17 Jun 2013 18:27 GMT
Family of Hezbollah fighter 'refuse to mourn'
After his death in Syria, relatives say Mohammad Ali Janbin died to protect "all Lebanese people".
Last updated: 10 Jun 2013 20:05 GMT
Hezbollah support firm in face of attacks
Supporters rally behind Shia movement following attacks.
Last updated: 28 May 2013 07:35 GMT
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