Syria at war

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Syrians and Jordanians mourn 7 members of one Syrian family who died late last Wednesday night after a fire start in their caravan at King Abdullah Gardens refugees processing center, in Ramtha, near the Syrian border, Jordan, Jan. 17, 2013. A fire in a center for refugees who fled the Syrian civil war killed seven members of a family, a civil defense spokesman said Wednesday, the latest tragedy to befall tens of thousands who escaped the violence in Syria only to face difficult winter conditions in camps across the border in Jordan. A kerosene heating unit accidentally flipped over, spreading kerosene on the ground and causing a huge blaze, said Col. Fareed Sharaa. (AP Photo/ Raad Adayleh)

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Syrian rebels said on June 21 they have received new weapons from friendly countries that could lead to changes on the ground and victories against President Bashar Assad's forces. The civil war has killed tens of thousands of people, displaced more than four million and turned neighbor against neighbor, with civilians paying the price. (Reuters)

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