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Syria takes in Palestinian refugees stranded on Iraq border

A group of 244 Palestinians stranded for several weeks on the border between Iraq and Jordan entered Syria at the Al-Tanaf crossing point after Damascus agreed to take them in. The refugees fled violence in Baghdad in March and had been camping in no-man’s land on the Iraqi-Jordanian border since Amman blocked their entry. The group of men, women and children entered Syria via the Al-Tanaf crossing point, some 300 kilometres (190 miles) east of Damascus, where they received food and medical care, an AFP photographer reported. Full Story

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