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Civil war gives Syrian minorities no clear option

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YACOUBIYEH, Syria (AP) — During the battle over this hilltop village in northern Syria, many of its residents fled, leaving behind empty homes, damaged churches and a large statue of the Virgin Mary in the deserted town square — all relics of its Christian population. Now Yacoubiyeh is one of the few minority-dominated communities captured by Syria's rebels in the country's nearly...