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Syrian expatriates living in Lebanon carry a poster of Syrian president Bashar al-Assad, as they arrive to cast their ballots in their country's presidential elections, outside the Syrian Embassy in Yarze east of Beirut on May 28, 2014. Filling the streets around the embassy in Beirut, thousands of Syrians turned out to vote in a controversial presidential election that Bashar al-Assad is expected to clinch effortlessly, as civil war rages. AFP PHOTO/ JOSEPH EIDJOSEPH EID/AFP/Getty Images
Syrian expatriates living in Lebanon carry a poster of Syrian president Bashar al-Assad, as they arrive to cast their ballots in their country's presidential elections, outside the Syrian Embassy in Yarze east of Beirut on May 28, 2014. Filling the streets around the embassy in Beirut, thousands of Syrians turned out to vote in a controversial presidential election that Bashar al-Assad is expected to clinch effortlessly, as civil war rages. AFP PHOTO/ JOSEPH EIDJOSEPH EID/AFP/Getty Images

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