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Destroyed buildings line a desolated street in the Bustan Al-Pasha district of Aleppo, Syria, on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, after several weeks of intense battles between rebel fighters and the Syrian army. (AP Photo/Narciso Contreras)
Photo by: Narciso Contreras
Destroyed buildings line a desolated street in the Bustan Al-Pasha district of Aleppo, Syria, on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, after several weeks of intense battles between rebel fighters and the Syrian army. (AP Photo/Narciso Contreras)

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