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Photos: Turmoil from Syria bleeds into Lebanon

Updated 0307 GMT (1107 HKT) August 25, 2012
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Islamic Sunni Salafist fighters wield guns in Tripoli, Lebanon, on Friday, August 24, during clashes between pro- and anti-Syrian factions. A sniper killed Sunni Sheikh Khaled al-Baradei in the city, sparking new fighting which brought the death toll to 12 over the past five days and stoked fears of a spillover of major violence from the conflict in neighboring Syria. AFP/Getty Images
Smoke billows from a building in Tripoli, Lebanon. AFP/Getty Images
A Lebanese man points at burned vehicles in the Bab al-Tabbaneh neighborhood in Tripoli, Lebanon, on Thursday, August 23. Fresh fighting erupted in Bab al-Tabbaneh, leaving one dead and two wounded, a security source said, despite a truce to halt days of violence between pro- and anti-Damascus gunmen. AFP/Getty Images
A young girl plays with her bicycle, surrounded by rubble from fighting in the Bab al-Tabbaneh neighborhood. AFP/Getty Images
Lebanese army commandos drive an armored personnel carrier in the Bab al-Tabbaneh neighborhood. AFP/Getty Images
Islamic Sunni Salafist fighters smoke a waterpipe during a lull in fighting. AFP/Getty Images
Lebanese army commandos stand their ground Wednesday in Tripoli as fighting goes on between factions supporting and opposing the regime in neighboring Syria. AFP/Getty Images
A Lebanese soldier mans an anti-aircraft heavy machine gun mounted on an armored personal carrier Wednesday in Tripoli. The Syrian civil war has aggravated decades-old quarrels in two of the city's neighborhoods. AFP/Getty Images
Supporters of the Syrian uprising run down a street in Tripoli's Bab al Tabaneh neighborhood Wednesday. Sniper fire broke out in two neighborhoods of the Lebanese seaport: one dominated by Alawite Muslims, the other by Sunni Muslims. AFP/Getty Images
A supporter of the Syrian uprising expresses anger about the death of a civilian Wednesday in Tripoli. The strife between Alawites and Sunnis in the northern Lebanese city mirrors the conflict in Syria, where Bashar al-Assad's regime is dominated by minority Alawites and the opposition is made up largely of Sunnis. AFP/Getty Images
An opponent of the Syrian regime gets ready to fire during clashes Wednesday in Tripoli's Bab al Tabaneh neighborhood. AFP/Getty Images
Lebanese security forces take position Tuesday, August 21, in Tripoli following clashes between pro- and anti-Syrian regime factions. AFP/Getty Images
Smoke billows from a building in Tripoli's Bab al Tabaneh area Tuesday following fighting between the two groups. Resentment from the nearly 30-year Syrian occupation still lingers in Lebanon, which struggles to maintain a balance among its religious and ethnic sects. AFP/Getty Images
Supporters of the Syrian uprising gather Tuesday in the Bab al Tabaneh neighborhood following clashes. AFP/Getty Images