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  5/12/2014, Iyar 12, 5774

Syria: Presidential Campaign Starts as Civil War Rages


Campaigning began Sunday for Syria's June 3 presidential election, AFP reports.

In Damascus, campaign posters lauding President Bashar Al-Assad hung on shopping streets and in public gardens, in the run-up to the country's first multi-candidate presidential vote.