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Gunmen attack Lebanon’s army in Tripoli

stormed three army posts in the Tripoli neighborhood of Bab al-Tabbaneh around midnight, prompting ... al-Tabbaneh at 4:30am. The statement said another group also opened fire on a Lebanese army checkpoint in Talaat al-Omari in Bab al-Tabbaneh, prompting soldiers to respond. The army is hunting the attackers, ...

10/10/2014 - 09:21 - comment 0

Judge issues 30 arrest warrants for suspects linked to Tripoli clashes

in Syria-linked clashes in the northern city of Tripoli. Sawwan also interrogated Bassam al-Dayekh, a militia commander in Bab al-Tabbaneh, who was arrested earlier this week, and issued an arrest warrant against him. ... interrogated Bassam al-Dayekh, a militia commander in Bab al-Tabbaneh, who was arrested earlier this week, ...

18/04/2014 - 04:00 - comment 0

Lebanese Justice Minister urges restraint for Tripoli protesters

urged Bab al-Tabbaneh residents in Tripoli to show self-restraint, claiming local political and security ... The Lebanese Army issued an ultimatum Saturday, warning Bab al-Tabbaneh residents that if they did not open ... al-Tabbaneh neighborhood and the Alawite Jabal Mohsen neighborhood over the crisis in Syria. Rifi ...

13/07/2014 - 06:33 - comment 0

Lebanese army clash with gunmen in Tripoli

gunbattles with gunmen in the neighborhood of Bab al-Tabbaneh. According to a communique issued ... in Bab al-Tabbaneh, prompting an army unit to apprehend him,” the statement said. The army ... impoverished neighborhoods of Bab al-Tabbaneh and Jabal Mohsen. Tensions between the two districts go back ...

10/04/2014 - 09:35 - comment 0

Four killed in Syria-fuelled sectarian violence in north Lebanon

between gunmen in Bab al-Tabbaneh and Jabal Mohsen, raising concerns of renewed clashes between anti ... Lebanese Alawites, the source said. Residents of Jabal Mohsen and Bab al-Tabbaneh have engaged in 17 ... a Sunni group from Bab al-Tabbaneh, which strongly opposes Assad, claimed responsibility for the recent ...

30/11/2013 - 14:47 - comment 0

Militants kidnap second Lebanese soldier

al-Amouri, a first adjutant from the army’s border regiment, was kidnapped from his home in Tripoli's Bab al-Tabbaneh neighborhood. An investigation has been launched in an effort to determine his ... from a taxi, also in Bab al-Tabbaneh. The army has been engaged in fierce clashes with militants ...

26/10/2014 - 13:23 - comment 0

Tripoli: The playground for rival Middle Eastern states

– an issue that was apparent in the continuing clashes in Tripoli between Bab al-Tabbaneh and Jabal ... as a “backyard” to the Syrian crisis. It is now apparent to all that the Jabal Mohsen-Bab al-Tabbaneh clashes ... al-Tabbaneh and Jabal Mohsen. ...

28/10/2013 - 06:47 - comment 0

Fierce Tripoli clashes leave one dead, several wounded

eruption of violence between the rival neighborhoods of Bab al-Tabbaneh and Jabal Mohsen over the weekend. ... strong, and Bab al-Tabbaneh, which backs the uprising in Syria, with the possibility of clashes reigniting ... was unclear. Some sources in Bab al-Tabbaneh said the arrest of two young men who’d returned from fighting ...

03/06/2013 - 09:06 - comment 0

Under fire: Journalists attacked in Tripoli

of Bab al-Tabbaneh and Jabal Mohsen.Early Saturday morning, Agence France Presse photographer Ghassan ... of Bab al-Tabbaneh and Jabal Mohsen.Early Saturday morning, Agence France Presse pho ... al-Nahleh just outside the Beddawi refugee camp. The assailants were armed with knives and pistols, Sweidan ...

03/06/2013 - 05:53 - comment 0

Militia leaders in Lebanon’s Tripoli surrender to army

neighborhood of Bab al-Tabbaneh – surrendered to Lebanese Army Intelligence. The statement said ... hail from the predominately Sunni neighborhood of Bab al-Tabbaneh. They are wanted by authorities in connection with gunbattles between Bab al-Tabbaneh and the mostly Alawite neighborhood of Jabal Mohsen. ...

21/05/2014 - 10:13 - comment 0