Egypt-Christian Tensions

March 21, 2012 - 3:06 AM
FILE -- In this May 7, 2011 file photograph, firemen fight a fire at a church surrounded by angry Muslims in the Imbaba neighborhood in Cairo, Egypt . Christians and Muslims fought in the streets of western Cairo in violence triggered by word of a mixed romance. Tribal sheiks and lawmakers agreed to reverse a decision to expel eight families from Egypt's northern province of Alexandria and allow five of the families to return to the town after clashes erupted over an alleged love affair between a Christian man and a Muslim woman, a rights activist said Friday.(AP Photo,File)