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  • Abbas asks Israel to let in Palestinians fleeing Syria

    January 25, 2013 | 2:52 pm

    Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas tried to get Israel to let 150,000 Palestinians fleeing war in Syria resettle in the West Bank, but dropped the request after the Jewish state demanded they first give up their right of return, he said.

    Syria is home to around 500,000...