How Food Aid Is Being Used As A Weapon In Syria

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Mohammed al Hariri is known as the mafia don of the Zaatari Refugee camp. He is the man who gets things done. Peter Breslow/NPR hide caption

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The Don Who's Taken Charge Of Jordan's Biggest Refugee Camp

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Free Syrian Army fighters after a battle against government troops in Zaizoon, near Dera'a, on Feb. 16. Shaam News Network/Landov hide caption

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In Southern Syria, Rebels Say U.S. Support Is Critical

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Refugees at the Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan try to squeeze on one of the buses heading back to Syria. Syrian refugees have been coming to Jordan for two years, but some are now starting to head home. Peter Breslow/NPR hide caption

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Reversing Direction, Some Syrian Refugees Now Head Home

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Jordanian protesters chant slogans against corruption during a March 15 anti-government demonstration in Amman. Jordanians have held Arab Spring-inspired protests since 2011, demanding political reforms and anti-corruption measures. The protests have been peaceful. Khalil Mazraawi/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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In A Rough Neighborhood, Jordan Clings To Its Stability

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Refugees fill cans with water inside a camp in Baalbek, Lebanon, for Syrians who have fled the fighting in their country. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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As Doctors Leave Syria, Public Health Crisis Looms

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A Jordanian woman surfs the Web at an office in the Amman, Jordan, on Sept. 30, 2009. The country's government is under fire from media activists for blocking hundreds of websites across the kingdom. Ali Jareki/Reuters /Landov hide caption

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Jordan Accused Of Targeting Online Dissent

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U.S. War Planes Participate In Exercises In Jordan

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Syrians React To U.S. Providing Military Aid To Rebels

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Syrian President Bashar Assad reiterated his intention to remain in his current position during a television interview last week. The Syrian president and his army have been looking stronger in recent weeks, many analysts say. SANA/AP hide caption

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This image provided by the Syrian Revolution against Bashar Assad and released May 2 shows soldiers loyal to Syrian President Bashar Assad standing amid dead bodies at Bayda village, in the mountains outside the coastal city of Banias, Syria. Anonymous/AP hide caption

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Diplomats Hope Syrian Rebels' Losses Promote Collaboration

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With Rebels In Disarray, Syrian Regime Appears Confident

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U.S. Point Man On Syria Meets With Rebels Inside Syria

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Robert Ford, the State Department's point man on Syria policy, appears before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on April 11. Michael Reynolds/EPA /LANDOV hide caption

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