This story was corrected on June 28, 2014.
The original headline mistakenly described As-Saha restaurant as a "Hezbollah restaurant." The restaurant is frequented by Hezbollah officials but is not owned by the party.
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A Saudi suicide bomber and his partner had planned to carry out an attack against a popular Hezbollah-affiliated restaurant in Beirut's southern suburbs, a security source told The Daily Star Thursday.The dead bomber and his partner were members of the radical group the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS), while a Syrian man who helped the pair plan the attack was a member of Liwa al-Tawheed, an armed Al-Qaeda offshoot group in Syria, the source said. The would-be Saudi bomber, Abdul-Rahman al-Shnifi, who suffered severe burns after his partner blew himself up to evade arrest during a raid on his hotel room, told interrogators that the pair planned to carry out a double suicide attack outside As-Saha restaurant.
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