Lebanese Christian mourners attend the funeral service of victims of suicide attacks earlier this week in the village of al-Qaa, near the country's border with war-ravaged Syria, on June 29, 2016. AFP / JOSEPH EID
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Sitting by the curb on one of Ashrafieh's maze of streets, he said Lebanon had always been under threat and always will be.Ever since a wave of terrorist suicide attacks rocked the border town of Al-Qaa Monday, Lebanon has reeled under a flurry of rumors and misinformation predicting the next attack. Some rumors said suicide bombings would target malls and crowded neighborhoods.Eli Meouchi, a shopkeeper in Ashrafieh, did not seem too worried. He spends most of his time in a neighborhood that has, so far at least, been insulated from violence. In Beirut's bustling commercial district of Hamra, Mohammad Srouzy said he wasn't bothered by the security climate as much as he resented the lack of tourists this season.Srouzy lamented the fact that he couldn't afford to pay his employees, as most of the money he scrapes together at the end of the month goes toward rent.
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