This file photo shows policemen from the Internal Security Forces' Information Branch on a street patrol in Beirut. (The Daily Star/Mohammad Azakir)
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Justice Minister Ashraf Rifi Saturday commended the Internal Security Forces for uncovering the identity of and arresting the man behind a controversial Twitter account, which he said promoted sectarian strife.On Thursday, the ISF Information Branch detained the operator of the Twitter account, a 19-year-old Lebanese national identified as Hussein al-Hussein.Security forces began tracking down the person behind the account when it was used to issue threats against Christians and Shiites in Lebanon. The account had also issued fiery statements against Hezbollah, claiming at times suicide car bombings in Shiite-dominant areas.
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