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New evidence presented in a Washington, D.C., federal court claims that American journalist Marie Colvin, right, was killed in a targeted assassination by the Syrian regime in 2012. Arthur Edwards/AP hide caption

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Syrian Defector: Assad Forces Targeted, Killed Journalist Marie Colvin

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Syrian Brig. Gen. Issam Zahreddine (right) speaks with a civilian in the eastern city of Deir Ezzor in September, during the offensive against ISIS militants. George Ourfalian/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Marie Colvin, shown here in London in November 2010, was killed in Homs, Syria, on Feb. 22, 2012, along with photographer Remi Ochlik. She lost her left eye after being hit by shrapnel while covering the civil war in Sri Lanka in 2001. WPA Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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Lawsuit Targets Syrian Regime In Journalist's Killing

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Journalist Marie Colvin (second from left) poses with Libyan rebels in Misrata on June 4, 2011. She was killed in the besieged Syrian city of Homs on Wednesday. Later that day in Tripoli, fellow war correspondents gathered to remember her. Zohra Bensemra/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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