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**FILE** Syrians inspect the destruction of buildings on Jan. 5, 2013, after heavy shelling by the Syrian Air Force in apparent retaliation for rebel attacks on the nearby Taftanaz military airbase in the village of Binnish, Syria. (Associated Press)
Photo by: Mustafa Karali
**FILE** Syrians inspect the destruction of buildings on Jan. 5, 2013, after heavy shelling by the Syrian Air Force in apparent retaliation for rebel attacks on the nearby Taftanaz military airbase in the village of Binnish, Syria. (Associated Press)

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