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Syrian Army Continues Assault on Deir Al Zour

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King Abdullah's statement came as the Syrian army reportedly shelled Deir al-Zour

The Syrian army units continued their assault on the Eastern Syrian town of Deir Al Zour Monday. The continued violence came as several Gulf Arab states recalled their ambassadors to Damascus after chastising Syrian President Bashar al Assad. Ben Gilbert reports from Beirut.

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