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Last 2 key crossings reopened on Beirut 'green line' barrier

The last two major road crossings on the ''green line'' between east and west Beirut reopened Wednesday, nearly six months after fighting between Christian and Muslim forces closed them. The Army took over the green line July 4 and opened three major east-west road links under a peace plan calling for militias to disarm and disappear from the streets.

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