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  7/6/2012, Tammuz 16, 5772

Anti-Assad Lebanese MP Saved from Assassination Attempt

Boutros Harb, a Lebanese parliament member who is considered a supporter of the opposition in Syria, was saved from an assassination attempt, according to a Lebanese security official cited Thursday by Agence France Presse.

The source said that the assassination attempt was "part of a series of assassination attempts" against politicians to take place recently in Lebanon.