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Syrian women pray during Laylat Al Qadr, the 27th day of the holy fasting month of Ramadan in font of the Syrian embassy in Amman, Jordan, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2012. (AP photo/Mohammad Hannon)
Photo by: Mohammad Hannon
Syrian women pray during Laylat Al Qadr, the 27th day of the holy fasting month of Ramadan in font of the Syrian embassy in Amman, Jordan, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2012. (AP photo/Mohammad Hannon)

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