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Syrians Ferry Needed Goods From Iraqi
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January 21, 2013
The ongoing conflict in Syria has led to chronic fuel and food shortages. Thousands of desperate Syrians are carrying goods across an unofficial border crossing opened by the semi-autonomous Kurdish government in northern Iraq. Sebastian Meyer reports from the Iraq-Syria border.

Syrians Ferry Needed Goods From Iraq

Published January 21, 2013

The ongoing conflict in Syria has led to chronic fuel and food shortages. Thousands of desperate Syrians are carrying goods across an unofficial border crossing opened by the semi-autonomous Kurdish government in northern Iraq. Sebastian Meyer reports from the Iraq-Syria border.


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