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Topic - Abdul Qadir Al-Fakhani
he most serious fighting in Beirut since 2008 appears to have been touched off by a traffic dispute that escalated into deadly, hours-long street battles between the Shi'ite Hezbollah group and a small Sunni faction, witnesses said Wednesday.
Abdul Qadir al-Fakhani, a spokesman for al-Ahbash, said his group was meeting with Hezbollah and the Lebanese army on Wednesday to ensure the situation does not flare up again.
"Then a group from Hezbollah approached the mosque, and they just kept coming. We were astonished," he said.