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Posted: December 17, 2012 at 4:28 a.m.

QUOTE OF THE DAY “For decades the Assad regime was talking about the Palestinians’ rights. But Bashar al-Assad has killed more of us today than Israel did in its latest war on Gaza.” Abu Ammar, a Palestinian refugee who lives with his family in a Syrian camp that was bombed by President Bashar Assad’s government Article, this page

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