Syrian Violence Spreads to Lebanon

    This image made from amateur video released by the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights and accessed Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2012, purports to show a Free Syrian Army soldier after firing a recoilless rifle during clashes with Syrian government forces at the village of Mukhtariya in the suburbs of Homs, Syria. (AP Photo/Syrian Observatory for Human Rights via AP video) THE ASSOCIATED PRESS IS UNABLE TO INDEPENDENTLY VERIFY THE AUTHENTICITY, CONTENT, LOCATION OR DATE OF THIS HANDOUT PHOTO

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    A mass kidnapping of more than 30 Syrians in Lebanon has officials worried that violence is spreading throughout the Middle East region. Seven Lebanese hostages being held in Syria were also wounded Wednesday, with four others still missing, according to a rebel commander. Meanwhile, a Syrian government fighter jet struck the northern town of Azaz Wednesday, killing at least 30, and injuring at least dozens more, many of whom are women and children.

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