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    Armed group says it carried out Beirut blasts

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    A group linked to al-Qaeda is claiming responsibility for two suicide bomb attacks near the Iranian embassy in Beirut. An Iranian diplomat was one of 23 people killed. Observers say the incident is a sign Syria's civil war is spilling over into Lebanon. Al Jazeera's Zeina Khodr reports from the neighbourhood of El Jnah, which is where the attack happened.