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Lebanon’s Sectarian Divisions Deepen

Deadly al-Qaida suicide bombings and rocket attacks on border towns - all tied to the raging civil war in Syria - are deepening sectarian divisions in Lebanon.  Religious hardliners are benefiting. Two weeks ago, the town of Hermel, a Shia Muslim community in the Bekaa Valley close to the Syrian border, was struck for the first time in its history by a suicide bomber.  The explosion killed five people and wounded another 40. Thirty-year-old Amel Mourkada was working in a...

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