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Violence in Syria Aggravates Sectarian Tensions in Lebanon
August 27, 2012 at 12:00 AM EDT
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Residents in parts of the Lebanese city of Tripoli are worried about stepping outside for fear they will get caught up in fighting between pro- and anti-Syrian factions.
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