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Dozens killed in Syrian city of Homs, day after Arab deal

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    AMMAN/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Dozens were killed in the Syrian city of Homs on Thursday, activists said, in a burst of violence following reports of sectarian killings this week that threaten to ignite civil strife between majority Sunnis and the minority Alawite sect.
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    Syria's ambassador to the Arab League Yousef al-Ahmed attends a meeting of Arab League

    Tanks pounded a main residential district in Homs for the second day, and there was no sign of troops leaving cities under an Arab League agreement to end bloodshed after seven months of protests against President Bashar al-Assad, whose Alawite sect dominates power.

    Dozens killed in Syrian city of Homs, day after Arab deal - Yahoo! News
     
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