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Lebanon: Fault Line for Hezbollah's War on 'Takfiris' in Syria

Just hours after Hezbollah chief Hassan Nasrallah announced that his party was fighting “takfiris” in Syria, two rockets struck a Shiite neighborhood in Beirut, suggesting that those “takfiris” might have military capabilities in Lebanon.
A view shows the remains of a rocket, which residents say was recently fired into the mainly Shi'ite town of Hermel, about 30 km (20 miles) north of Arsal May 28, 2013. Several rockets have been fired into Hermel in the past 24 hours. One of them killed a woman and wounded two people, the Lebanese army said.  REUTERS/Rami Bleibel (LEBANON - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST MILITARY CONFLICT) - RTX1041R
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With the fall of two rockets (a third failed to launch due to a malfunction) last week on the Shiite-majority Chiyyah neighborhood in Beirut’s southern suburbs, Lebanon has entered a new phase of rising tension that threatens to import the conflict in Syria between Jabhat al-Nusra and the Syrian opposition on the one hand and Hezbollah on the other.

The rockets were fired from Bsaba in Mount Lebanon toward Chiyyah, an Amal and Hezbollah stronghold.

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