Republican Guard (Lebanon)

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The Republican Guard Brigade (Arabic: الحرس الجمهوري اللبناني‎) is a unit in the Lebanese Army, attached to the Directorate-General of the Presidency of Lebanon.

The brigade comprises a 1st Battalion, 2nd Battalion, a Support Battalion, and a Logistics Battalion. The commander in 2005 was Brigadier General Mustafa Hamdan, who was accused of complicity in the assassination of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri in February 2005 and later cleared as innocent along with three other generals in April 2009. When President Lahoud stepped down at the end of his office, the brigade was reattached to the Army General Command.

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