Akkar MP Khaled Daher says the Army leadership conspires against Tripoli and the Sunni people of Lebanon. (The Daily Star/ Antoine Amrieh)
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Akkar's hardline MP Khaled Daher threw his support behind Al-Jazeera TV Tuesday, which has come under criticism after one of its journalists tweeted comments mocking the Lebanese Army.Daher also slammed the Lebanese Army intelligence's behavior in Tripoli, accusing it of nurturing extremism and conspiring against Sunnis in the northern city.Daher accused the Army of discriminating against Sunni religious men with beards, alleging that an Army checkpoint shot at two civilians after allowing them to pass, wounding one of them.Daher also accused Hezbollah and the Army of bombing the locations of the Syrian militants holding the captives in Arsal's outskirts, with the aim of killing Army soldiers and engaging the Army in a battle.
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