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  • An FSA soldier fires his weapon towards Syrian Army positions in the Izaa district in Aleppo, Syria, Saturday, Sept 8, 2012.

    The al-Qaida linked Mohammad al-Shalabi, better known as Abu Sayyaf, says the attacks are in response to "crimes" committed by Assad's ruling Alawite minority against the majority Sunni Muslims in Syria.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 06, 2012, 6:00 PM EST
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  • A radical Islamist sect that has attacked mosques, churches, schools and government buildings at will in Nigeria has added mobile phone towers to that list.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 06, 2012, 1:30 PM EST
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  • This image provided by DC Comics via Bender/Helper Impact shows interior panels of the November 2012 issue of the latest Green Lantern series featuring the character Simon Baz, DC Comics most prominent Arab-American superhero and the first to wear a Green Lantern ring. The character and creator share Lebanese ancestry and hail from the Detroit area, which boasts one of the largest and oldest Arab communities in the United States.

    When DC Comics decided to blow up its fabled universe and create a brave, diverse future, Geoff Johns drew from the past for a new character: his own background as an Arab-American.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 06, 2012, 6:30 AM EST
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  • In this July 31, 2012 file photo, workers from the Antamina copper mine, wearing white uniforms, clean the river in Cajacay, Peru.

    Villagers complain that the mining company and the government have done little to help and have even failed to tell some parents that tests showed their children had been poisoned.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 06, 2012, 6:30 AM EST
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  • Over a month after toxic slurry from a major copper mine sickened scores of people in one of Peru's highland communities, villagers complain that the mining company and the government have done little to help

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 06, 2012, 6:30 AM EST
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  • In this July 31, 2012 file photo, workers from the Antamina copper mine, wearing white uniforms, clean the river in Cajacay, Peru.

    More than a month after toxic slurry from a major copper mine sickened scores of people in one of Peru's highland communities, villagers complain that the mining company and the government have done little to help.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 06, 2012, 6:30 AM EST
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