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  • A Jordanian official says the refugees left the kingdom to go back home, some to fight Assad's regime and others because living conditions in their camp became too difficult.

    FILE - In this March 8, 2013 file photo, a Syrian refugee tries to put out a fire as black smoke rises in the sky over the Zaatari refugee camp in northeast Jordan. A report on human rights issued by Amnesty International on Wednesday, May 22, 2013, the London Based human rights group said worldwide indifference to the plight of political and economic refugees is making the world a much more dangerous place for millions of people who have escaped conflict and persecution, or migrated to seek work and a bett
    LAST UPDATE : May 29, 2013, 3:31 PM EDT
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  • U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, left, is welcomed by Saudi Crown Prince, Deputy Premier and Minister of Defense Salman bin Abdulaziz , center, during a meeting at his residence in Riyadh, on Tuesday, April 23, 2013.

    Latest stop on U.S. defense secretary's Middle East tour intended to bolster ties with the military in a shaky Islamic republic.

    LAST UPDATE : Apr 24, 2013, 4:51 AM EDT
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  • United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and Vuk Jeremic (R), president of the 67th Session of the UN General Assembly, observe a moment of silence during a tribute to the memory of Hugo Chavez, late President of Venezuela, March 13, 2013 at the United Nations in New York.

    Woman who lost 22 close family members in 1995 Srebrenica massacre of Muslims by Serbs was barred from discussion of the tribunal investigating.

    LAST UPDATE : Apr 11, 2013, 3:36 PM EDT
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