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UN says Syria conflict is 'overtly sectarian'

Report says a growing number of foreign fighters are taking sides in the conflict.
Last Modified: 21 Dec 2012 10:58

The Syrian crisis may have begun simply as a battle to push President Bashar al-Assad out, but UN investigators say a growing number of foreign fighters are taking sides in the fighting.

The report also suggests that the war is increasingly being fought along sectarian lines.

Al Jazeera's Zeina Khodr reports.

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