Deadly clashes between army and Sunni extremists present a test for Lebanon's weak government

  • by: BARBARA SURK , Associated Press
  • Updated: June 24, 2013 - 3:50 PM

BEIRUT — Lebanon's third-largest city of Sidon was turned into a battle zone Monday as the military fought heavily armed followers of an extremist Sunni Muslim cleric holed up in a mosque.

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