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2008-09-29 06:00:10

Text of report in English by Lebanese Hezbollah Al-Manar TV website on 29 September [Unattributed report: "Five Killed, Dozens Injured in Lebanon Army Bus Blast"] Preliminary reports said that at least five people were killed on Monday in a blast targeting a military bus on the outskirts of the northern Lebanese port city of Tripoli.

2008-08-15 09:00:25

By ROBERT FISK Bomb attack in Tripoli has exposed the brutal infighting in the country's second city Abdullah got it about right. Picking his fingernails in the ticket office of the local bus station, he lowered his eyes.

2008-08-14 09:00:23

By ROBERT F WORTH By Robert F. Worth The New York Times TRIPOLI, Lebanon A bomb hidden in a briefcase tore through a bus packed with Lebanese army soldiers on their way to work Wednesday morning, killing 18 people, including nine soldiers, and wounding more than 40 people.

2008-08-14 09:00:23

By Robert F. Worth and Tom Rachman A bomb hidden in a briefcase exploded on a bus in the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli during morning rush hour on Wednesday, killing at least 10 people and wounding 30 others, the Lebanese Army said.

2006-02-02 07:12:55

By Nadim Ladki BEIRUT (Reuters) - A bomb exploded near a Lebanese army barracks in Beirut early on Thursday, shortly after a purported threat by al Qaeda to attack security installations in Lebanon.

2006-01-13 06:55:24

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanon charged 13 suspected al Qaeda members on Friday with planning to launch terrorist attacks, military prosecutor Ahmed Awidat said. The charges also include possession of weapons and forging documents, Awidat said.

2006-01-13 03:42:12

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanese security forces have arrested 13 suspected members of al Qaeda on charges of weapons possession, security and judiciary sources said on Friday.

2005-12-04 14:59:13

By Inal Ersan DAMASCUS (Reuters) - Six people including two militants were wounded in a clash involving Syrian security forces in the northern city of Aleppo on Sunday, the state news agency reported.

2005-09-26 07:41:55

MADRID (Reuters) - Spain's High Court sentenced the alleged leader of al Qaeda in Spain to 27 years in prison on Monday, finding he conspired with the September 11 plotters but cleared him of murder in connection with the attacks.

Word of the Day
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.