Latest update: 18/06/2012
- Bashar al-Assad - civil war - Lebanon - Sunni - Syria
Lebanon: when civil war crosses borders
The civil war in Syria is spilling over into neighbouring Lebanon. Our reporter went to the northern town of Tripoli, only a few kilometres from the Syrian border and the town of Homs. Here, the Alawites, who support the regime in Damascus, are taking shots at the Sunnis, who support the rebels. Today, the conflict in Syria risks igniting a wider conflict within the Middle East.
By Chady CHLELA