Violence intensifies in Lebanese city of Tripoli
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    (JUNE 4-10)

    Following deadly clashes between pro- and anti-Syrian regime gunmen, media reports pointed to gunfire and rocket attacks in the northern Lebanese port city of Tripoli. The city has seen sectarian tensions rise since the beginning of the Syrian uprising, and demonstrations in support of the uprising have become a weekly event. 1

    • 1. “Rocket fire, sporadic gun shots rock Lebanon's Tripoli, one killed”, The Daily Star website, June 9, 2012