Islamic leaders grapple with Syrian war

Posted: February 7, 2013 at 1:32 a.m.

An Islamic summit that opened in Egypt on Wednesday lay bare the multiple divisions within the Muslim and Arab worlds, with conflicting approaches to the Syrian civil war exposing the Sunni-Shiite sectarian fault lines that have torn the region for years.

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