Group linked to al-Qaeda attempt to lash out at Hizballah
(BEIRUT) — Two suicide bombers blew up their cars Wednesday trying to hit an Iranian cultural center in a Shiite district in southern Beirut, killing at least four people and wounding more than a hundred, according to Lebanese officials and an al-Qaida linked group that claimed responsibility.
The Abdullah Azzam Brigades said it had …
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Blast reportedly caused by a suicide bomber
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No injuries or damage reported
Sunni politicians blame Hizballah and Syria
Mohammed Chatah, a Sunni former minister and ambassador to U.S., was reportedly killed in the attack just a few hundred meters from the government headquarters and parliament in Lebanese capital
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