Middle East
Iraqi refugees flee Syria violence
Thousands who fled US-led invasion in 2003 forced to return home due to continuing violence in their adopted country.
Last Modified: 01 Aug 2012 22:45

The unrest in Syria has left hundreds of thousands of Syrians internally displaced.

Thousands more have been forced to flee the country. Among them are Iraqi civilians who sought refuge in Syria after the US-led invasion of their country in 2003.

With the conflict worsenening in their adopted country, many have been forced to return to their homeland.

Al Jazeera's Omar al-Saleh reports from Baghdad, the Iraqi capital.


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