The MP said he was not surprised that the Army had discovered ISIS-affiliated terror cells in the village of Asoun in the area of Dinnieh, in north Lebanon, citing security alerts he had received recently. (The Daily Star/Mohammad Azakir)
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March 14 officials are subject to assassination threats and will be taking steps to improve safety given the current unstable security situation in Lebanon, a Future bloc lawmaker told The Daily Star Thursday.Raad also directly criticized the Saudi government, a backer of the Future Movement, after Saudi Arabia executed prominent Shiite preacher and Saudi government critic Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr.The tweet Fatfat referred to was shared by former General Security head Jamil al-Sayyed. Fatfat understood the tweet to be a threat against Siniora. Fatfat said that Hezbollah wished to destabilize national security, pointing to a fiery speech given by Nasrallah Sunday.
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