WHAT'S HAPPENING IN BEIRUT, SYRIA, EGYPT & JORDAN - Editor's Picks 23 September 2012

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23 Sep 2012 00:00

Hundreds of Lebanese gathered in downtown Beirut Friday, September 21, 2012 to protest the recent insults on the Prophet Mohammed seen in the infamous trailer posted on Youtube, as well as the cartoons in the French publication Charlie Hebdo.

Rebels shoot down government planes, but not quickly enough to stem the flow of refugees to the Turkish border.

Egypt's Supreme Administrative Court ordered the dissolution of Egypt's lower house of parliament based on a prior verdict ruled last June that the elections law that allowed voting-in of parliament members was unconstitutional.

Pro-reform protesters calling for the release of political activists march from King Hussein Mosque in Amman, Jordan, after Friday Prayer.

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Air war drives refugee flow in northe...
Syria
By David Enders
07 Sep 2012

Rebels are shooting down government planes, but not quickly enough to stem the flow of refugees to the Turkish border. The original video is full HD and can be sent at that quality.

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Follow the leader
Amman, Jordan
By MattKauffman
21 Sep 2012

Demonstrators march away from Hussein Mosque Friday afternoon.

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Ideas Clash in Jordan
Amman, Jordan
By Melissa Tabeek
21 Sep 2012

Clashes erupt as protestors call for the release of detained activists during a march from Amman's Hussein Mosque following Friday prayer on September 21, 2012.

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Hands Up
Amman, Jordan
By Melissa Tabeek
21 Sep 2012

Demonstrators walk together in downtown Amman, calling for the release of activists who have been arrested in the past three weeks.

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March from the Mosque
Amman, Jordan
By MattKauffman
22 Sep 2012

Pro-reform protestors march from Amman's Hussein Mosque after Friday prayer