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Few signs of hope on the horizon in Syria

Sunday, November 03, 2013 - 00:58

Nov. 3 - Amateur video shows Syrian rebels launching an attack in Idlib, while government strikes Hama and a Damascus suburb. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.

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Rebels launch a strike on a house in Idlib they say belongs to loyalists of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Smoke fills the streets in the aftermath. In other parts of the country its the government launching the attacks -- as video which can not be independently verified by Reuters appears to show a strike in Hama. While world powers struggle to set up peace talks -- there is no relief on the ground. The 2-1/2-year-old war has killed more than 100,000 people. Millions have been forced from their homes -- many finding shelter in refugee camps in neighboring countries. The wait continues for an end to a conflict that began with peaceful protests but there is little hope on the horizon.

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Few signs of hope on the horizon in Syria

Sunday, November 03, 2013 - 00:58