Lebanon Quiet, Tense After Cabinet Minister's Killing The Lebanese government canceled Independence Day celebrations in the wake of Tuesday's assassination of Industry Minister Pierre Gemayel. He is the sixth anti-Syrian figure to be killed in Lebanon in nearly two years.
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Lebanon Quiet, Tense After Cabinet Minister's Killing

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Lebanon Quiet, Tense After Cabinet Minister's Killing

Lebanon Quiet, Tense After Cabinet Minister's Killing

Lebanon Quiet, Tense After Cabinet Minister's Killing

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The Lebanese government canceled Independence Day celebrations in the wake of Tuesday's assassination of Industry Minister Pierre Gemayel.

He is the sixth anti-Syrian figure to be killed in Lebanon in nearly two years.

Lebanese leaders called for calm as young men poured into the streets of Beirut's Christian neighborhoods overnight.