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Yarmouk Camp Becomes Distant Memory for Palestinian Diaspora

Yarmouk was once the thriving capital of the Palestinian diaspora but has since become a site of suffering in the bloody Syrian conflict and a victim of a jihadist group onslaught earlier this month.   But for the hundreds of thousands, who fled from what the U.N.’s Secretary General Ban Ki-moon called “the deepest circle of hell” in Syria, Yarmouk was once home. Set up by Palestinians displaced by the 1948 Arab-Israeli war, it grew to play a crucial role among the Palestinian...

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