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      Archive: 8/10/2012

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        8/10/2012, Av 22, 5772

      Former Lebanese Information Minister Arrested

      Former Lebanese Information Minister Michel Samaha, considered close to the government of Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad, was arrested, Thursday, on suspicion of involvement in the transfer of weapons to northern Lebanon, following the discovery of a bombing plot.

      Samaha was arrested at his home and detained for questioning. His attorney told Hizbullah-affiliated Al-Manar television that three or four telephones, a laptop computer and two or three movies.