Man carrying explosives arrested near US embassy in Lebanon
A suspected "would-be suicide bomber" was arrested near the U.S. Embassy in Awkar, Beirut Wednesday, The AP quoted unnamed Lebanese security officials as saying. The man was carrying explosives with the apparent aim of blowing himself up inside the embassy, the officials said.
Earlier this week, Lebanon formally charged 10 men over a string of bombings against American fast-food outlets. They will be tried by a military court on charges that include trying to establish a "terrorist group" and membership of a "terrorist group" that planned attacks against the public. (Albawaba.com)