Five Egyptians killed in clashes between Christians, Muslims

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Five Egyptians were killed and eight wounded in clashes between Christians and Muslims in a town near Cairo, security sources said on Saturday, in the latest sectarian violence in the most populous Arab state.

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Syrian violence spills into neighboring Lebanon

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A Sunni Muslim gunman takes position behind sandbags in the Sunni Muslim dominant Bab al-Tebbaneh neighborhood in Tripoli, northern Lebanon, during clashes with Alawites, Aug. 21, 2012. The fighting between Sunni Muslims and Alawites in Lebanon’s northern city of Tripoli are another spillover from the war in neighboring Syria, security and medical sources said on Tuesday.

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