File - A Lebanese Army soldier on an APC near Ras Baalbek, Lebanon. (The Daily Star/Nicholas Blanford)
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The outskirts of a northeastern Lebanese border town are set to witness fierce battles between Hezbollah and ISIS, according to a report published Sunday in Kuwaiti newspaper Al-Qabas.The party has intensified its attacks on ISIS in Ras Baalbek after it repelled a militant attack earlier this month, sparking a battle that killed eight Hezbollah fighters and around 50 ISIS militants.Hezbollah and the Syrian army have been battling ISIS and Nusra Front fighters in the Qalamoun region along Lebanon's eastern border with Syria since early last month.
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