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Lebanese army soldiers patrol in armored vehicles after clashes erupted between pro and anti-Syrian regime gunmen in the northern port city of Tripoli, Lebanon, Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012. Gunmen loyal to opposite sides in neighboring Syria's civil war battled in the streets of northern Lebanon at a time of deep uncertainty in Syria, with rebels closing in on President Bashar Assad's seat of power in Damascus. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)