Seven Syrians Arrested in Lebanon for Abduction and Murder of Politician Opposing Syrian Government

Beirut, Lebanon – Lebanese security forces recently apprehended seven Syrian individuals suspected of being involved in the abduction and murder of Lebanese Forces politician Pascal Sleiman, an opponent of the Syrian government. Sleiman, who served as the coordinator for the Lebanese Forces in the Byblos area north of Beirut, was known for his anti-Damascus and anti-Hezbollah stance. The Lebanese Forces have condemned Sleiman’s murder as a “political assassination until proven otherwise,” while the army has …

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