29 Sep '13, 9pm

Syrian refugees still plead for US intervention

Related UNHCR preparing for further influx of Syrian refugees to Jordan Refugees in Jordan welcome possible strike against Syrian regime More stories and information about Syria View Photo Gallery » Syrian children cluster around a reporter in Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan. All the boys, who come from a village near Daraa, where the fighting in Syria's civil war is fierce, said they wish to return to Syria as soon as possible. Yazan, center, a 14-year-old, said he started smoking since he moved to the camp because life is difficult. Abdullah, foreground left, said his aunt remained behind in Syria because "she wants to die there." Cid Standifer/Stars and Stripes Lightbox link Lightbox link ZAATARI CAMP, Jordan — In the sprawling refugee camp growing across the desert of northern Jordan, the words “sarin gas” are on the lips of most of its anti-government Syrian residents....

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