Assir's second wife Amal Shamseddine (The Daily Star/Mohammed Zaatari)
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Sidon was abuzz with anticipation Sunday, a day after the arrest of radical preacher Ahmad al-Assir was announced, as the security forces boosted patrols in the city to contain fallout.Following the arrest, security forces have already raided an automobile repair shop in the Industrial City in Sidon belonging to Abdel-Rahman al-Shami, who had fled upon hearing Assir had been caught. A delegation of women headed by Assir's second wife, Amal Shamseddine, as well as the wives and children of his supporters, staged a protest shortly after his arrest Saturday.The delegation of women vowed to continue protesting until Assir is released.
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