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Lebanon violence

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A military officer urged calm, warning that "the fate of the nation is at stake."
The opposition blames a Friday bombing on Syria, who it opposes. Lebanon's government, on the other hand, is dominated by Hezbollah, an ally of Syria.
Arrests underscore fears of encroaching Syrian violence.
Lebanon violence

Lebanese soldiers patrol the Corniche al-Mazraa neighbourhood of the capital Beirut, on October 22, 2012. The army said it was determined to restore order in Lebanon, roiled by growing political tensions linked to Syria after a top policeman was murdered and former premier Rafiq Hariri called for the government to step down.

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