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Graves that were dug by the Free Syrian Army for their casualties are seen at a makeshift cemetery in Qusair

Middle East Monitor Podcast* with Susan Yackee

  • The U.N. says 93,000 people have died in Syria’s conflict

Also in today’s show:

  • Protesters in Turkey are given a ‘final warning’
  • Using oil resources to calm youth in Saudi Arabia
    (Interview with Frederic Wehrey, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace)
  • Analysts see little choice for Iranians in the presidential poll

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*Middle East Monitor podcasts comprise elements featured in VOA on-air products

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