Middle East
  • Free Syrian Army fighters carry a wounded comrade in the Izaa district in Aleppo, Syria, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012.

     An explosion targeting Syrian regime forces killed at least three people in northern Syria on Wednesday — and possibly up to 18.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 07, 2012, 1:30 AM EST
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  • Adel Imam had appealed a three-month jail sentence and a fine he received after an ultraconservative Islamist lawyer sued him for portraying Islamists in a bad light.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 07, 2012, 1:30 AM EST
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  • The violence, fueled mostly by religious zealots, reflects the tension between Muslims and the secular West that followed the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 07, 2012, 1:00 AM EST
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  • In this image released by the Egyptian Presidency, U.N.-Arab League envoy, Lakhdar Brahimi, left, meets Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi, in Cairo, Egypt, Monday, Sept. 10, 2012.

    Newly activist Egypt wants Iran to drop its unquestioned support of Syria's embattled president.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 07, 2012, 12:00 AM EST
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  • Medics treat Fatima Qassem, 6, whose legs were badly injured when government forces fired on her family's car, at a hospital in Aleppo, Syria, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012.

    Two months into the battle for Syria's largest city, civilians are still bearing the brunt of war.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 07, 2012, 12:00 AM EST
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