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Lebanese army forces monitor a street in the village of Abra, on the... News PhotoArmy,City,Conflict,Hezbollah,Horizontal,Lebanon - Country,Occupation,Passenger Craft,Passenger Ship,Sheik,Sidon,Street,Sunni Islam,Supporter,Village,WarPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPLebanese army forces monitor a street in the village of Abra, on the outskirts of the southern Lebanese city of Sidon, during clashes between Lebanese army personnel and supporters of radical Sunni Muslim sheikh, Ahmad al-Assir, who oppose the powerful Shiite movement Hezbollah on June 23, 2013. The fighting erupted when Assir supporters surrounded an army checkpoint in Abra, where a vehicle transporting other supporters of the Sunni cleric had been stopped, a security source told AFP. AFP PHOTO / MAHMOUD ZAYYAT (Photo credit should read MAHMOUD ZAYYAT/AFP/Getty Images)