Naim Abbas, a member of Abdullah Azzam Brigades, was arrested by the Lebanese army in Corniche Mazraa, Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014. (The Daily Star/Lebanese Army Website, HO)
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A Lebanese judge Monday requested the death penalty for 23 suspects including two Abdullah Azzam Brigades members.Zorayqat is the spokesperson of the group, which has claimed responsibility for a number of car bombings in Lebanon, including two suicide attacks against Iranian interests.A judicial source told The Daily Star that the group were accused of having a role in several attacks -- the suicide bombing in Shoueifat, Hmeid's explosive-rigged vehicle, the discovery of an explosive-laden vehicle in Beirut's Corniche al-Mazraa, firing rockets into Beirut's southern suburbs and an attempt to launch rockets into the same area from Aramoun.
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