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Lebanese Soldiers Battling Islamic Fighters in Tripoli

Lebanese soldiers battled Islamist fighters in Tripoli. The government sent several tanks, armored personnel carriers and commandos into Lebanon's second largest city Sunday. Sporadic gunfire and explosions were heard throughout the Bab Tabbaneh neighborhood. The army said six of its soldiers were killed in the fighting in the northern port city, along with two civilians. The Reuters news agency said nine militants were also killed. The fighting broke out Friday, although the...

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