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In Fight Over Lebanon's Future, Bishop's Detention After Israel Visit Crosses a Red Line

Maronite Christian leader becomes latest target in arm-twisting between the various forces vying for control over Lebanon – and Iran-backed Hezbollah appears poised to do whatever it takes to make sure it has the upper hand when the next president is picked

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On Monday morning last week, Maronite Bishop Moussa el-Hage and his entourage crossed from Israel back into Lebanon at Rosh Hanikra, after visiting Israel and the West Bank.

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