Pro-Hizbullah Protesters Paralyze Beirut

[Reuters/Washington Post] Nadim Ladki - Activists loyal to Hizbullah blocked main roads in Beirut with burning barricades on Wednesday, paralyzing the city and deepening a political conflict with the U.S.-backed government. Hizbullah has been leading a campaign against Prime Minister Fouad Siniora's government since November 2006 in a standoff that has left Lebanon without a president for five months.

2008-05-07 01:00:00

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