Soldiers guard the Military Tribunal in Beirut during the sentencing of ex-Minister Michel Samaha, Friday, April 8, 2016. (The Daily Star/Mohammad Azakir)
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The Military Tribunal on Friday sentenced a man to 10 years of hard labor on terrorism charges and planning to detonate a car bomb in the southern suburbs of Beirut, the state-run National News Agency reported.He had been charged with belonging to Jabhat Fatah al-Sham -- previously known as the Nusra Front, and with committing criminal, terrorist acts including planting landmines, bombs, and rigging cars with explosives. He parked one car bomb in the Mreijeh-Maamourah area of Beirut's southern suburbs with the aim of detonating it, according to the charges.
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