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Assad Prays as War Rages Across Syria

Syrian State TV airs footage of President Bashar al-Assad attending Eid Al Fitr prayers at a Damascus mosque. It's his first public appearance since being sworn in as president for a third term. But Assad's prayers come against a backdrop of continuing violence across the country. (Natsot—violence) On the streets of Aleppo, yet more grief. This video, which can not be independently verified by Reuters shows the aftermath of another attack, purportedly launched by government forces.

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