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      Archive: 8/27/2012

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        8/27/2012, Elul 9, 5772

      Two Dead in Sunni-Alawite Clashes in Northern Lebanon

      Two people were killed, Sunday, as fighting continued in Tripoli between Alawite Muslims siding with Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad and Sunni Muslims siding with his opponents across the nearby border.

      In the last week of sporadic clashes alone, 18 people have been killed and more than 100 have been wounded.