Syria street in Tripoli in northern Lebanon is on the front line of a religious and political conflict. Sunnis versus Shi'ite Alawites. Both groups are Muslim - but they're bitter enemies.
A bomb attack has killed two Lebanese soldiers and wounded three near the Syrian border. In August, the area was the scene of a major battle between the Lebanese army and jihadists who had streamed across the border.
The "Islamic State" (IS) is now also threatening Lebanon with acts of violence and propaganda designed to foment discord. The terrorist group is exploiting the country's age-old religious tensions.
The ultra-violent terrorist group 'Islamic State' has released evidence of yet another beheading. The Lebanese soldier was decapitated because Lebanon refused to release terrorists from prison.
The Lebanese military is fighting jihadists from Syria. It wants to prevent Syria's war from spilling over into Lebanon for good. But complicated confessional loyalties in the country make this a difficult task.
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