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Christians, who make up about 10 percent of Syria's population, say they are particularly vulnerable to the violence sweeping their country. They fear that their future in Syria could be comparable to what Christians in Iraq suffered after the fall of Saddam Hussein when they were targeted repeatedly by extremist militants. "What is happening in these neighborhoods pains our hearts," said Maximos al-Jamal, a Greek Orthodox priest who remains in Homs. (Associated Press)

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