Syrian unrest spills over into Lebanon

Sunni Muslims clash with Alawites in the Jabal Mohsen neighbourhood in the northern Lebanese port city of Tripoli
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A Sunni Muslim gunman checks an alley way close to Syria Street in the Bab al-Tabbaneh neighbourhood during clashes with Alawites, an offshoot of Shiite Islam to which Syrian President Bashar al-Assad belongs, in the Jabal Mohsen neighbourhood in the northern Lebanese port city of Tripoli on May 14, 2012. Two people were killed and 16 others wounded as fresh sectarian clashes linked to unrest in neighbouring Syria erupted a security official told AFP. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Sunni Muslim gunmen rush to rescue one of their wounded comrades along Syria Street in the Bab al-Tabbaneh neighbourhood during clashes with Alawites, an offshoot of Shiite Islam to which Syrian President Bashar al-Assad belongs, in the Jabal Mohsen neighbourhood in the northern Lebanese port city of Tripoli on May 14, 2012. Two people were killed and 16 others wounded as fresh sectarian clashes linked to unrest in neighbouring Syria erupted a security official told AFP. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Islamists block the entry to the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli at the al-Noor roundabout to protest against the arrest of Islamist activist Shadi al-Mawlawi, on charges of being linked to a terrorist organization, on May 14, 2012. Battles erupted on May 12 between residents two neighbourhoods, Jabal Mohsen, populated mainly by members of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's Alawite sect, an offshoot of Shiite Islam, and the Bab al-Tebbaneh, populated mainly by Sunni Muslims opposed to Assad's regime, after security forces arrested Mawlawi. A total of five people, including a soldier hit by sniper fire, have been killed in the port city and 47 others wounded since the fighting began. (AFP/Getty Images)
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A Lebanese Sunni Muslim gunman sits with his son on Syria Street during fighting in the Bab al-Tebbaneh neighbourhood of the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli during the second day of clashes between factions supporting and opposed to the revolt in Syria on May 14, 2012. One man was killed and nine were wounded in the clashes between residents of the predominantly Sunni Muslim Bab al-Tebbaneh district, hostile to the Syrian regime, and residents of the Jabal Mohsen district belonging to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's Alawite community, a source in the security forces said. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Lebanese Sunni Muslims gunmen are seen on Syria Street during fighting in the Bab al-Tebbaneh neighbourhood of the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli during the second day of clashes between factions supporting and opposed to the revolt in Syria on May 14, 2012. One man was killed and nine were wounded in the clashes between residents of the predominantly Sunni Muslim Bab al-Tebbaneh district, hostile to the Syrian regime, and residents of the Jabal Mohsen district belonging to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's Alawite community, a source in the security forces said. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Residents of Syria Street, in the mainly Sunni Muslim Bab al-Tabbaneh neighborhood, retrieve their belongings from their home, as they flee the area during clashes with neighbouring Alawites, an offshoot of Shiite Islam to which Syrian President Bashar al-Assad belongs, in the Jabal Mohsen neighbourhood, in the northern Lebanese port city of Tripoli on May 14, 2012. Two people were killed and 16 others wounded as fresh sectarian clashes linked to unrest in neighbouring Syria erupted a security official told AFP. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Islamists block the entry to the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli at the al-Noor roundabout to protest against the arrest of Islamist activist Shadi al-Mawlawi, on charges of being linked to a terrorist organization, on May 14, 2012. Battles erupted on May 12 between residents two neighbourhoods, Jabal Mohsen, populated mainly by members of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's Alawite sect, an offshoot of Shiite Islam, and the Bab al-Tebbaneh, populated mainly by Sunni Muslims opposed to Assad's regime, after security forces arrested Mawlawi. A total of five people, including a soldier hit by sniper fire, have been killed in the port city and 47 others wounded since the fighting began. (AFP/Getty Images)
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A man looks down the deserted Syria Street in the Bab al-Tabbaneh neighbourhood during clashes with Alawites, an offshoot of Shiite Islam to which Syrian President Bashar al-Assad belongs, in the Jabal Mohsen neighbourhood in the northern Lebanese port city of Tripoli on May 14, 2012. Two people were killed and 16 others wounded as fresh sectarian clashes linked to unrest in neighbouring Syria erupted a security official told AFP. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Sunni Muslim gunmen converge along Syria Street in the Bab al-Tabbaneh neighbourhood during clashes with Alawites, an offshoot of Shiite Islam to which Syrian President Bashar al-Assad belongs, in the Jabal Mohsen neighbourhood in the northern Lebanese port city of Tripoli on May 14, 2012. Two people were killed and 16 others wounded as fresh sectarian clashes linked to unrest in neighbouring Syria erupted a security official told AFP. (AFP/Getty Images)
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A Lebanese Sunni Muslim gunman takes aim on Syria Street during fighting in the Bab al-Tebbaneh neighbourhood of the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli during the second day of clashes between factions supporting and opposed to the revolt in Syria on May 14, 2012. One man was killed and nine were wounded in the clashes between residents of the predominantly Sunni Muslim Bab al-Tebbaneh district, hostile to the Syrian regime, and residents of the Jabal Mohsen district belonging to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's Alawite community, a source in the security forces said. (AFP/Getty Images)