Syria rebels attack regime-held Christian village

Free Syrian army fighters hold their weapons as they stand on a military tank in Idlib province, Syria, Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013. (AP Photo/Aleppo Media Center, AMC)

  Karin LaubĀ - 5/9/13 BEIRUT: A nun and activists say rebel fighters have attacked a regime-held, predominantly Christian village, commandeering a mountaintop hotel and shelling the ancient community from there. The nun, who spoke on condition of anonymity for fear of reprisals, says the assault began around dawn Wednesday with a suicide bombing at a regime checkpoint outside ...