Police members stand guard near a hotel in Hamra, Friday, June 20, 2014. (The Daily Star/Mohammad Azakir)
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A French national who was detained during a raid in Beirut last week said the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS) recruited him to carry out a suicide attack in Lebanon, a source close to the investigation said Tuesday.The pair traveled together from the airport to the Napoleon Hotel.The detainee told investigators unidentified people reserved a room for him and the other man at the hotel in Hamra. The other man changed his mind and decided to leave Beirut two days before the ISF raided the hotel, the French suspect said.
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