Syrian rebels made advances in Aleppo last night. This morning, as the UN-brokered cease-fire went into effect, the Syrian Army retaliated.
Thousands of Lebanese attended the funeral for Brig. Gen. Wissam al-Hassan, an opponent of Syria, who died in a massive car bombing. Some have called him a martyr.
The final result in Sunday's knife-edge parliamentary election was expected to hinge on which way the divided Christian community votes in a few important districts.