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This past week, on May 6th, Syria commemorated its national holiday known as Martyr’s Day. This year being the 99th anniversary of the execution of 21 Syrian nationalists, betrayed by retreating Beirut based French officials who were supposedly their allies.
by Amer Zahr
I've been watching you. Now, I don't mean that I've been "watching" you in the same way the FBI watches us Arabs and Muslims. I just mean I've been following you. Wait, I don't mean I've been "following" you the same way those crazy guys followed you to Texas. I just mean I've been keeping my eye on you. Observing you. Trailing you. Okay, none of that sounds good.
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