Middle East

Armed vandals behead statue of 10th-century Arab poet

Syrian supporters of the Al-Nusra group wave flags as they march during an anti-regime demonstration, after the weekly Friday prayers, in the Bustan al-Qasr district of the northern city of Aleppo on February 8, 2013. (AFP PHOTO/AAMIR QURESHI)

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on February 13, 2013, on page 8.




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