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Syria's war-battered pound floats on rebel funds

A cashier counts Syrian currency notes in Amman December 6, 2011. REUTERS/Ali Jarekji

A cashier counts Syrian currency notes in Amman December 6, 2011. REUTERS/Ali Jarekji

A cashier counts Syrian currency notes in Amman December 6, 2011. REUTERS/Ali Jarekji
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A money changer holds one thousand Syrian pound banknotes, with the picture of late Syrian President Hafez al-Assad, in the border city of Kilis, southeastern Turkey, February 9, 2012. REUTERS/Murad Sezer

A money changer holds one thousand Syrian pound banknotes, with the picture of late Syrian President Hafez al-Assad, in the border city of Kilis, southeastern Turkey, February 9, 2012. REUTERS/Murad Sezer

A money changer holds one thousand Syrian pound banknotes, with the picture of late Syrian President Hafez al-Assad, in the border city of Kilis, southeastern Turkey, February 9, 2012. REUTERS/Murad Sezer
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A woman shows U.S. dollars and Syrian pounds in Amman December 12, 2011. REUTERS/Ali Jarekji

A woman shows U.S. dollars and Syrian pounds in Amman December 12, 2011. REUTERS/Ali Jarekji

A woman shows U.S. dollars and Syrian pounds in Amman December 12, 2011. REUTERS/Ali Jarekji
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