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An End In Sight For Siege Of Homs, As Syrian Rebels Plot Retreat

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A deal is in the works to draw the long battle at Homs to a close. The deal would let the rebel fighters evacuate their stronghold in the Syrian city, at which point the Syrian government would enter.
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