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Palestinians Refuse Assir's Call To Join Battle in Sidon

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Today, there is an attempt to involve the Palestinian factions in the sectarian political conflict in Lebanon. On June 23, Salafi cleric Sheikh Ahmad al-Assir urged all Sunnis in the country, including the Palestinians, to assist his group in their battle against the Lebanese army and Shiite Hezbollah.


Read more: http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2013/06/palestinian-involvement-lebanese-sectarian-conflict.html#ixzz2XRx6vI2R

Syrian Government Deals With Currency Collapse

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By Haytham Mouzahem

The Syrian government has increased public sector employees' salaries and has kept its monthly ration coupons to counter the effects of war and sanctions on the economy.

Read more: http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2013/06/syrian-government-handles-currency-collapse.html#ixzz2XRwFHrrv