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Israel Joins Fight in Syria

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The Israeli military has fired a missile into Syria, marking the first time they have entered the conflict, NBC News reported.

Israel has fired missiles as warning shots across the Syrian border after an errant mortar shell landed near an Israeli military installation, Yahoo! reported.

No injuries or damage have been reported inside Israel, NBC News reported.

New Coptic Christian Pope Picked in Egypt

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Coptic Christians picked new leader,Bishop Tawadros Theodorus II, in a traditional ceremony that involved a blindfolded boy picking from three names in a crystal chalice, CNN reported.

The group is the largest christian group in the Middle East, and they many of them are worried by political gains made by Islamists since Hosni Mubarak was ousted last year, MSNBC reported.

Pope Tawadros II is the 118th leader of the church and is the successor to Pope Shenouda III, who died in March, MSNBC reported.

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