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Syrian Unrest Explodes Into Beirut Suburbs

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Beirut's sprawling southern suburb used to be a lively place, with cafes and juice bars spilling onto the streets. But it's also an area where Hezbollah enjoys wide support, and as the group has got more involved in the Syrian conflict, there have been repercussions for its supporters in the form of car bombs. The once-vibrant area is now filling sandbags and putting up blast walls — though a feisty spirit endures.
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