A leading Sunni tribal chief, Sheik Abu Ali al-Jubbouri says he misses former Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein, who favored his sect. Hussein Malla/AP hide caption

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A mock election poster depicts Syrian President Bashar Assad as Mafia boss Don Corleone, with token candidates kissing his hand. Ahmed Jalal/Kafranbel Syrian Revolution hide caption

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