Naim Abbas, a member of Abdullah Azzam Brigades, was arrested by the Lebanese army in Corniche Mazraa, Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014. (The Daily Star/Lebanese Army Website, HO)
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Terror suspect Naim Abbas Wednesday confessed that he was involved in two deadly explosions that rocked Beirut's suburbs in 2013 and 2014 .Abbas, along with Mostafa Abdul Aziz and Wissam Naim, is part of an 18-member group – the rest have fled justice – tried by the Military Tribunal for accusations of belonging to an armed terrorist organization.Abbas also prepared car bombs for Abu Malek al-Talleh – the Nusra Front commander in Qalamoun.Separately, a military judge Wednesday recommended the death penalty for 106 people suspected of involvement in the 2014 battle against the Lebanese Army in the northeast border town of Arsal.Military Investigative Judge Najat Abou Shakra said one of the most prominent of those being tried included Imad Jomaa, who was the commander of Liwa' Fajr al-Islam in Syria (Dawn of Islam Brigade), and whose arrest sparked the Arsal battle.
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