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Syria's Christians Caught Between Rebels, Regime's Soldiers

NPR | Feb. 21, 2013 3:47 a.m. | Updated: Feb. 21, 2013 7:58 a.m.

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Deborah Amos

Syria’s minority Christians are caught in the middle of the country’s 23-month conflict. Many members of one of the oldest Christian communities in the Middle East are fleeing Syria. Those who stay say they fear they will be targeted by Islamist militants — a growing force among rebels fighting President Bashar al Assad’s regime. NPR’s Deborah Amos traveled from Turkey to visit one Christian community where rebels and Christians are finding ways to work together.

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