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Syrian war: As neighbors seek border enclaves, a de facto partition? (+video)

The US and Turkey have designated a zone in northern Syria for flushing out Islamic State. Jordan is also considering a similar zone in southern Syria, as President Bashar al-Assad is forced to pull back his forces.  

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August 3, 2015

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Children react as personnel from the Greater Amman Municipality spray them with a water sprinkler to cool them down, a measure to ease the effect of a heatwave, in Amman, Jordan, Monday.

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