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  • Newly arrived Syrian refugees wait their turn to receive a mattresses, blankets and other supplies, and to be assigned to tents.


    A wave of 21,000 Syrian refugees in the past week, moving into northern Jordan at about five times the usual daily rate.



    LAST UPDATE : Jan 29, 2013, 3:53 PM EST
  • In this image taken from video obtained from the Shaam News Network.

    The call from the government came as twin car bombs in the Syrian-controlled part of the Golan Heights killed eight people.

    LAST UPDATE : Jan 25, 2013, 10:50 AM EST
  • A Jordanian girl reads a poster for a candidate, one day before the designated date of the Jordanian parliamentary elections.

    Elections touted as the start of a democratization process that will see the king hand over considerable powers to the newly chosen legislature.

    LAST UPDATE : Jan 23, 2013, 4:41 AM EST