Sheikh Omar Bakri speaks during a protest in Bab al-Ramel in Tripoli, Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. (The Daily Star/Antoine Amrieh)
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Militant Sheikh Omar Bakri Fustoq, wanted by authorities for his alleged role in north Lebanon clashes, was arrested Sunday in Aley, Interior Minister Nouhad Machnouk announced.Fustoq's residence was one of the first houses the military raided in search of wanted suspects.Born in Syria, Fustoq lived in Britain for many years, where he helped found the Hizb ut-Tahrir party.The landlord of the building where Fustoq was hiding said a man by the name of Khodr Ahmad Hussein rented the apartment.
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