BEIRUT, Lebanon: Lebanon’s militant Hezbollah group has signed an accord with some local Sunni factions to defuse sectarian tension.
More than 100 people have died in sectarian fighting in Lebanon so far this year.
Monday’s agreement prohibits any Muslim group from attacking fellow Muslims. It was signed by Hezbollah and some Salafist groups, followers of a radical form of Sunni Islam. Many Salafists whose name comes from the Arabic word for ancestors consider Shiites as heretics.
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