Suleiman al-Assad allegedly shot a colonel in an act of road rage, triggering rare protests in a city known to be loyal to the regime.
Key allies of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad took to the streets after his relative killed a high-ranking army officer who "overtook him at a crossroads."
Lebanon's religious vigilantes are trapped in ghettos with their guns.
Conflicts between those who support Syrian president Bashar al-Assad and those who back the rebels in Syria are always on the verge of breaking out, and tensions are particularly high in the aftermath of an August terrorist attack.
Clashes between Bab al-Tabbaneh and Jabal Mohsen are nothing new, yet they have started clashing more regularly since the the uprising in neighboring Syria. This has only served to fuel speculation that what's going on in Tripoli is not just linked to...
A guy got assassinated and now everything's on fire.