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Charlie Hebdo Resumes Regular Publication After Attack

The French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo is returning to the newsstands for its first regular issue since the Paris attacks last month.

Seven weeks to the day after its offices in Paris were attacked by two gunmen, French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo will return to the newsstands Wednesday for its first regular issue since the massacre. The publication announced that 2.5 million copies of the magazine would hit newsstands Wednesday, the start of a resumed weekly run. It will be its first edition since a "survivors" issue featuring a cartoon of the Prophet Muhammad was released the week after three days of attacks in and around Paris last month hat left 20 people dead including three shooters.

The cover of the edition, drawn by cartoonist Luz, shows Pope Francis, a jihadi fighter, and several French politicians depicted as a pack of dogs. They are chasing another dog that has a copy of Charlie Hebdo in its mouth, accompanied by the headline: "Here we go again!" The issue is 16 pages long and features 30 contributors, according to a statement by the publication issued Monday.

Image: An employee checks the new edition of Charlie Hebdo
An employee checks the forthcoming edition of Charlie Hebdo on Tuesday in Villabe, France.KENZO TRIBOUILLARD / AFP - Getty Images


- Alexander Smith and Nancy Ing