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Syrian PM survives assassination bid

A handout picture released by the Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) on April 29, 2013, shows Syrian fire-fighters dousing the scene following a blast in the Mazzeh district of Damascus. Syrian Prime Minister Wael al-Halqi has escaped an assassination attemptSyrian Prime Minister Wael al-Halqi escaped an assassination bid on Monday, surviving a blast against his convoy in Damascus, in the latest attack on top members of President Bashar al-Assad's regime.