The week began with the collapse of the cease-fire in Syria and many more reported deaths. The U.S. calls for stronger leadership in the Syrian opposition. With the docking of Iranian military ships in Sudan, analysts scrutinize their relationship. Despite new laws banning demonstrations, protestors take to the streets of Bahrain.  A series of bombings in Iraq kills scores while a tragic fire at a wedding in Saudi Arabia kills two dozen. Formula One racing revs up in Abu Dhabi.

 Images of the Week: October 27   November 2

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