Supporters of the moderate Islamist party Ennahda celebrate Tuesday after the party received the most votes to form an assembly that will write a new constitution. Tunisia was the first Arab country to stage a revolution this year, and the first to hold elections.

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The banking scandal has political implications in Iran, and the president's top adviser, Rahim Mashaei, has come under criticism. He's shown here in 2007.

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On an Aug. 10 tour organized by Moammar Gadhafi's governement, an unidentified man lies in a hospital bed in Tripoli. He was allegedly injured during NATO airstrikes a day earlier.

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A convoy of Turkish army vehicles drives along a road in the province of Sirnak, near the Turkish-Iraqi border. The conflict between Turkey and Kurdish militants in northern Iraq has intensified in recent weeks.

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