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Jokers Wild: Ahmad Al-Assir is no longer a laughing matter

The Lebanese government never really took AHmad Al-NIssir's influence seriously. After four dead soldiers, he is now more than just a clown; bombs or boobs? ... © 2013 Al Bawaba ( www.albawaba.com ) ...

Blogs Roundup - 24/06/2013 - 11:01 - comment 0

Lebanese Minister releases video showing Assir as the aggressor

The video shows that Salafi Cleric Ahmad al-Assir ... Cleric Ahmad al-Assir and his group had initiated the attack on the army, and in the process, exonerated ... presented damning video footage proving that Salafi Cleric Ahmad al-Assir and his group had initiated ...

14/07/2013 - 09:54 - comment 0

Friend of Assir ordered to leave refugee camp in Lebanon

neighborhood to the nearby Ain al-Hilweh camp after the Army launched a military operation to crush Assir’s ... Wednesday denied reports that Assir and Shaker had taken refuge in Ain al-Hilweh. “Let’s be clear, we ... Fugitive preacher Sheikh Ahmad Assir’s celebrity ...

18/07/2013 - 08:00 - comment 0

Lebanese cleric turned mosque into military base

Ahmed al-Assir has turned his mosque into a military base, exclusive Al Arabiya footage shows. ... the area and after the escape of” Assir, a military source told Al Arabiya. Meanwhile, military sources told Al Arabiya on Tuesday that about 110 Assir loyalists were arrested. The military is also combing ...

25/06/2013 - 14:20 - comment 0

Demonstrators throughout Lebanon gather to show support of militant Sheikh Ahmad Assir

poster of Assir. A similar protest in solidarity with Assir was also held in the  Tariq al ... and militants loyal to Sheikh Ahmad Assir, protesters around the country show support for the Salafist Sheikh. Protesters gathered around the country in support of militant Sheikh  Ahmad Assir  Friday, some carrying ...

29/06/2013 - 06:00 - comment 0

Notorious Salafi cleric: all mouth and no trousers?

Lebanese Salafi cleric Sheikh Ahmad al-Assir has ... Salafi cleric Sheikh Ahmad al-Assir has become a lightning rod for controversy over the past year, ... vowing radical action. Four months ago, al-Assir launched an open-ended sit-in in the southern Lebanese ...

Editor's Choice - 28/11/2012 - 13:06 - comment 1

Lebanese army ramps up fight against radicals after Sidon deaths

to Sheikh Ahmad al-Assir attacked, for no reason, a Lebanese Army checkpoint in the village of Abra ” ... killed ten of its soldiers.“An armed group loyal to Sheikh Ahmad al-Assir attacked, for no reason, ... East The army was reported to have said it will not stop its fight in Sidon until Assir ...

24/06/2013 - 05:37 - comment 0

At least two killed in Lebanon clashes

a man identified as Mahmoud Al-Sous vandalized a van owned by Assir’s brother, Amjad, breaking its ... Hezbollah supporters clashed with pro-Assir group ... were wounded in south Lebanon during clashes between supporters of Sheikh Ahmad Assir ...

18/06/2013 - 13:56 - comment 0

Lebanon: Syria-bound diesel trucks halted over claims cargo is used to quell uprising

transporting diesel into Syria, while Sheikh Ahmad alAssir threatened to prevent Syrian trucks from loading the fuel in the southern district of Zahrani . The protesters and Assir have claimed that the diesel ... Sheikh Ahmad alAssir threatened to prevent Syrian trucks from loading the fuel in the southern district ...

14/02/2013 - 08:05 - comment 0

Lebanon clashes intensify: at least 42 killed in Sidon battle

but we're resisting up until now," Amjad al-Assir told AFP by phone. Military sources told ... Ahmad Assir have been killed in clashes in the southern Lebanon city of Sidon The Lebanese army on Monday seized a compound belonging to radical Salafi Sheikh Ahmad Assir in the southern ...

24/06/2013 - 12:06 - comment 0