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Lebanese firefighters extinguish burned tires and garbage containers that were set on fire by protesters, after two Sunni Muslim sheikhs at dar al-Fatwa, Lebanon’s highest Sunni Authority, were attacked by Shiite men late Sunday, in Beirut, Lebanon.

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Tensions high in Lebanon after assault on clerics

Several hundred demonstrators angry over attacks against Sunni Muslim clerics blocked roads with garbage bins and burning tires in Beirut and other Lebanese cities on Monday, enflaming old tensions already boiling over the conflict in Syria.


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