Syrian army soldiers stood guard at Sheik Daher Square in the city of Latakia after violence between security forces and protesters on Sunday. Hussein Malla/AP hide caption

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Israeli paramedics and emergency workers rushed to the scene of an explosion outside Jerusalem's central bus station on Wednesday. Marina Passos/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Explosion In Jerusalem; Many Casualties

"Scores of ambulances converged on the area, near the central bus station and a city conference hall in downtown Jerusalem," Reuters reports.

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