Prime Minister Tammam Salam leaves the Parliament in Beirut, Thursday, June 19, 2014. (The Daily Star/Mahmoud Kheir)
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Prime Minister Tammam Salam refuted the idea that Lebanon could become a jihadist hub, saying Tuesday that terrorists would find nowhere to hide in the country.Authorities have launched a pre-emptive crackdown on militants who are suspected to have infiltrated the country with the aim of carrying out terrorist attacks and assassinations in Lebanon.Salam also spoke about the presidential deadlock and Parliament's failure to elect a new head of a state, saying the political stalemate could also interrupt the upcoming Parliamentary election.
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