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Increase of Violence in Lebanon

Fresh clashes broke out Friday in northern Lebanon between supporters and opponents of the Syrian regime, killing two people and wounding 17 others, Lebanese security officials said.

The fighting in the port city of Tripoli was the latest instance of the Syrian civil war causing unrest next door in Lebanon, a country long under Syrian influence.

In Syria itself, fighting raged Friday between government forces and rebels close to the capital.

Source: The Hindu. Read full article. (link)

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