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Lebanon’s showdown set for lengthy battle of wills

Lebanon’s political crisis showed no sign of easing on Sunday, with the pro-Syrian opposition pressing its protest campaign to topple the Western-backed government. Thousands of protesters from Hezbollah and its allies spent a second night in a tent city in central Beirut, within earshot of the office-turned-residence of Prime Minister Fouad Siniora. “We are not letting them (ministers) sleep, we’re disturbing them with our noise. We have the resilience to stay not for one month, but a year or two,” said Ahmed Kayello, a 20-year-old student from south Lebanon, sitting on a grassy slope. Full Story

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