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Flight from Fight: Syrians Rebuild Lives in Jordan (VOA On Assignment Dec. 14)i
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December 14, 2012 1:02 PM
Hundreds of thousands of people fleeing Syria’s civil war have taken refuge in neighboring Jordan. There, in refugee tents, many are trying to recreate something of the life they left behind. But not all Syrians are welcome in the camps. As VOA’s Elizabeth Arrott tells On Assignment’s Philip Alexiou, the lives and statuses of Syrian rebel fighters living in Jordan are much more complicated.

Flight from Fight: Syrians Rebuild Lives in Jordan (VOA On Assignment Dec. 14)

Published December 14, 2012

Hundreds of thousands of people fleeing Syria’s civil war have taken refuge in neighboring Jordan. There, in refugee tents, many are trying to recreate something of the life they left behind. But not all Syrians are welcome in the camps. As VOA’s Elizabeth Arrott tells On Assignment’s Philip Alexiou, the lives and statuses of Syrian rebel fighters living in Jordan are much more complicated.

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