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March 28, 1987 | CHARLES P. WALLACE, Times Staff Writer
While yet another round of talks is under way in Damascus aimed at promoting a political settlement in Lebanon, leaders of the Christian community here are defiantly ruling out a compromise with their Muslim counterparts. "They are playing in the mud," Samir Geagea, leader of the Christian militia group known as the Lebanese Forces, said of the Damascus talks. "We call this poetry."
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June 30, 1995 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Patriarch Aram Keshishian has been elected spiritual leader of the 4 million Armenian Orthodox Christians living outside their homeland. Keshishian was elected at a closed synod in a Beirut suburb. His formal name becomes Aram I when he is consecrated Saturday. Keshishian was chosen from among three finalists to fill the post, vacated in April by Patriarch Karakin II, who was elevated to spiritual head of all Armenian Orthodox worldwide. Karakin is based in Armenia.
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February 3, 1990 | NICK B. WILLIAMS Jr., TIMES STAFF WRITER
Attacking behind a creeping wall of heavy artillery fire, soldiers loyal to Maj. Gen. Michel Aoun pushed Friday toward the headquarters of the defiant Lebanese Forces militia in East Beirut, Christians against Christians in a bloody conflict unchecked by appeals for truce. "Have mercy on people," pleaded Patriarch Nasrallah Sfeir, primate of Lebanon's Maronite Christians, in a message to the renegade general and militia commander Samir Geagea. "Their lives and their property are not yours.
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February 3, 1990 | NICK B. WILLIAMS Jr., TIMES STAFF WRITER
Attacking behind a creeping wall of heavy artillery fire, soldiers loyal to Maj. Gen. Michel Aoun pushed Friday toward the headquarters of the defiant Lebanese Forces militia in East Beirut, Christians against Christians in a bloody conflict unchecked by appeals for truce. "Have mercy on people," pleaded Patriarch Nasrallah Sfeir, primate of Lebanon's Maronite Christians, in a message to the renegade general and militia commander Samir Geagea. "Their lives and their property are not yours.
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June 30, 1995 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Patriarch Aram Keshishian has been elected spiritual leader of the 4 million Armenian Orthodox Christians living outside their homeland. Keshishian was elected at a closed synod in a Beirut suburb. His formal name becomes Aram I when he is consecrated Saturday. Keshishian was chosen from among three finalists to fill the post, vacated in April by Patriarch Karakin II, who was elevated to spiritual head of all Armenian Orthodox worldwide. Karakin is based in Armenia.
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March 28, 1987 | CHARLES P. WALLACE, Times Staff Writer
While yet another round of talks is under way in Damascus aimed at promoting a political settlement in Lebanon, leaders of the Christian community here are defiantly ruling out a compromise with their Muslim counterparts. "They are playing in the mud," Samir Geagea, leader of the Christian militia group known as the Lebanese Forces, said of the Damascus talks. "We call this poetry."
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