A pro-Syrian Druze politician Wiam Wahhab carries a coffin of his supporter during his funeral in the village of al-Jahiliya, Lebanon December 2, 2018. REUTERS/Ali Hashisho
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Calm has returned to the Chouf village of Jahilieh, its mayor said Monday, days after a showdown there between police and supporters of politician Wiam Wahhab left his bodyguard dead, stirring tensions across the country.Nevertheless, emotions ran high as the family of Wahhab's longtime bodyguard accepted condolences at their home in the village.Tensions in Jahilieh came to a head Saturday when a unit from the Internal Security Forces' Information Branch was dispatched to Wahhab's residence in an attempt to bring him in for questioning.
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