The power of unity

In this photo released Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017, by the Lebanese Army official website, Lebanese soldiers wave Lebanese and Spanish flags to show their solidarity with Spain after the Thursday attacks in Barcelona and Cambrils, on Mkheirameh Mountain, that was captured from members of the Islamic State group, in northeastern Lebanon. The Lebanese army launched a wide offensive on Sunday aiming to capture all lands held by IS near the border with Syria. Arabic reads, "Army command, the Directora

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on August 21, 2017, on page 7.




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