Lebanese authorities Friday charged 20 suspected militants, including four with Russian citizenship, with terrorism for alleged membership in the al-Qaida-inspired Fatah Islam group, judicial officials and the state-run news agency said.
Prosecutor General Saeed Mirza filed the charges against 16 Palestinians and four Russians, the officials said condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to speak to the media.
Three, including one Russian, are in detention while the rest are at large, the officials added.
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