What happens in Tripoli stays in Tripoli – at least that’s what Lebanese media and politicians want.
The battles currently taking place in the city aren’t registering except with those who are affected. It could be because Tripoli’s politicians are the masterminds behind them. It could be because Lebanese media knows it will never spillover outside the city’s confines.
What is certain, however, is that the following video illustrates the worst night in Tripoli since the civil war whereby the city was shelled with over 1200 mortars.
This is Lebanon too. I was starting to doubt anything existed beyond Madfoun.