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BEIRUT, Lebanon (CNN) -- Gunfire broke out in downtown Beirut Thursday after Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah said recent government actions amount to "a declaration of open war."
Government loyalists add tires to a burning barricade Thursday outside Beirut, Lebanon.
"Just in the past few minutes ... things have gotten a lot worse," CNN's Cal Perry reported from downtown Beirut. The sound of automatic gunfire and rocket-propelled grenades could be heard throughout his live reports.
Originally posted by The Godfather of Conspira
They have garnered 60% of seats in parliament and have a lot of popular support from Lebanon's middle and lower, working classes.
Originally posted by bodrul
reply to post by Vinadetta
what has the leboenese goverment (the ones back by europe) done for their country? when they were being bombed back to the stone age, while their people were being slaughterd by the masses by Israeli air strikes?
this country is devided more then ever
one side that will defend them at all costs and the other which will do the way of the ostrage and put its head in the sand
Originally posted by krill
[ i mean seriously what has iran done to deserve being considerd "the main pillar in the axis of evil" and i dont want goverment propaganda or biased mainstream sources that mistranslate what they have said none of this wipe isreal off the map bull either.
BEIRUT, Lebanon - Shiite Hezbollah gunmen seized nearly all of the Lebanese capital's Muslim sector from Sunni foes loyal to the U.S.-backed government on Friday in the country's worst sectarian clashes since the 15-year civil war.