what an infantile headline!

Lebanese Christian civil war foes shake hands, make up after 40 years
Reuters, Nov 14 2018

Frangieh and Geagea with Patriarch Bechara al-Rai in Bkerki, Nov 14 2018
(Photo: Aldo Ayoub/Reuters

BEIRUT – Samir Geagea and Suleiman Frangieh, Maronite Christian rivals from the Lebanese civil war, shook hands with each other on Wednesday, formally ending more than four decades of enmity. Geagea and Aoun have been foes since the early days of the 1975-1990 civil war, and political rivals since Syria withdrew from Lebanon in 2005. (Geagea is thought to have murdered Franjieh’s family in 1978 – RB). Aoun is a political ally of Hezbollah, whereas Geagea is an opponent. The men met at the palace of Patriarch Bechara al-Rai in Bkerki, north of Beirut. Geagea endorsed Aoun for the Lebanese presidency in Jan 2016.

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