Tripoli’s civil society planted trees to confront violence in the city.
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Security forces prevented another round of violence in the troubled northern city of Tripoli over the weekend, after political opponents traded accusations over the killing of a senior Arab Democratic Party member.Diab's killing Thursday triggered violence that left two people dead and five others wounded.The ADP leader emphasized that his party was not responsible for the twin bombings that targeted the northern city of Tripoli last year.Recurrent clashes between Jabal Mohsen and the predominantly Sunni neighborhood of Bab al-Tabbaneh have claimed dozens of lives over the past three years.The participants of the march held Lebanese flags and banners demanding that a transparent electoral law be approved and praising the security forces and Army for "protecting the country".When they reached Al-Nour Square, the activists observed a moment of silence to honor the victims of violence in the northern city and then chanted the Lebanese national anthem.
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