The Lebanese Army deploy in Qasqas, Greater Beirut on Monday, Oct. 22, 2012. (The Daily Star/Mohammad Azakir)
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The Lebanese Army raided several buildings in a Beirut neighborhood Wednesday and arrested two wanted suspects, part of a larger security plan to crack down on terror cells operating in the country.The raid came hours after Prime Minister Tammam Salam chaired a security meeting at the Grand Serail to evaluate the security situation and review ongoing investigations into recent bomb attacks. Army chief Gen. Jean Kahwagi said the raids were part of a preemptive security plan to crack down on terror cells, reassuring the Lebanese that the security situation was "under control".Kahwagi made his remarks before stepping into the security meeting attended by several high-ranking security and judicial officials along with Interior Minister Nouhad Machnouk and Defense Minister Samir Moqbel.
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