Middle East

Rivals in fierce battle for Damascus

Syrian refugees and locals pray near wrapped bodies of Syrian refugees, Emara al-Zoabi, 7 months old, Moath al-Rawashdeh, 30, and Ahmed al-Natoor, 62, during a funeral service in Ramtha, near the Syrian border December 2, 2012. Three Syrians - a young girl, an elderly man and another man - were buried in Ramtha in northern Jordan on Sunday. They were injured when Syrian government forces attacked their hometown of Tafas, according to other Syrian refugees. They were carried into Ramtha where att

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on December 03, 2012, on page 1.




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