FILE - In this Thursday, Feb. 14, 2008, file photo, Lebanese pro-government supporters gather in downtown Beirut, Lebanon to mark the third anniversary of Rafik Hariri's assassination.

 

              FILE - In this Thursday, Feb. 14, 2008, file photo, Lebanese pro-government supporters gather in downtown Beirut, Lebanon to mark the third anniversary of Rafik Hariri
FILE - In this Thursday, Feb. 14, 2008, file photo, Lebanese pro-government supporters gather in downtown Beirut, Lebanon to mark the third anniversary of Rafik Hariri's assassination. Syria has a long and tumultuous history of meddling into Lebanese affairs. For much of the past 30 years, the seven-times-smaller Lebanon has lived under Syrian military and political domination. Since the uprising against President Bashar Assad began in February 2011, Lebanon has been steadily drawn into the unrest — a troubling sign for the country with political parties rooted in various Christian and Muslim sects, many of which are armed. (AP Photo/Mahmoud Tawil, file)