File - A general view of al-Tariq al-Jadideh, Friday, Jan. 17, 2014. (The Daily Star/Mahmoud Kheir)
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After the discovery Wednesday morning of a car containing a massive cache of explosives, most of the shops were still open in the afternoon in the Beirut neighborhood of Al-Tariq al-Jadideh.Mneimneh specifically blamed Hezbollah chief Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah for sending fighters to Syria to quell the opposition and dismissed the idea that there were terrorists operating in his neighborhood, calling such accusations a distraction from the real problems – like the war in Syria and Lebanon's stalled government formation.On Wednesday morning, the Lebanese Army announced that it had arrested a leading Abdullah Azaam Brigades figure and had dismantled a car rigged with explosives.
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