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    Sunni cleric's call for jihad in Syria highlights...

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    The Syrian war's stark sectarian divisions have been highlighted with an appeal from a leading Sunni Muslim cleric for holy war against the government.

    Sheikh Youssef al-Qaradawi, an Egyptian based in Qatar, called on all who were able to undertake jihad to go to Syria to defend those who were being killed by the regime.

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