LEBANON-UNREST-CLASHES : News Photo

LEBANON-UNREST-CLASHES

Lebanese security forces are deployed 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 in the village of Abra, on the outskirts of the southern Lebanese city of Sidon. 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)
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Lebanese security forces are deployed 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 in the village of Abra, on the outskirts of the southern Lebanese city of Sidon. 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)
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June 23, 2013
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Lebanese security forces are deployed during clashes between Lebanese... News Photo 171207867Army,City,Clashes,Conflict,Force,Hezbollah,Horizontal,Lebanese,Lebanon - Country,Occupation,Passenger Craft,Passenger Ship,Power,Security,Sheik,Sidon,Sunni Islam,Supporter,Village,WarPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPLebanese security forces are deployed 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 in the village of Abra, on the outskirts of the southern Lebanese city of Sidon. 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)