Cosa Nostra in Asia Minor: Turkey vs Russia and Iran in Syria; and everyone vs US. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres

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city where they live — to bake thedough kneaded at their own hovels in the public ovens. Near Jerusalem a leper hospital has been founded.Here, by the payment of a ridiculously small sum,lepers are maintained and their lives made as easyas possible. Few, however, take advantage of this.Knowing they can hope for no final cure, and hatingthe system of cleanliness and diet enforced in suchan institution, they prefer to live by begging. The Naaman House of Lepers at Damascus is nota public institution, but is merely a place where Mos-lem lepers are allowed to lodge, being forced to liveby individual charities. 54 SYRIA FROM THE SADDLE. These facts I had learned before I visited the Naa-man House, and I did not look forward to my after-noon jaunt with much pleasure. We started directlyafter lunch, passed through the Street that is calledStraight; out of the eastern gate; along an ill-keptroad with an orchard wall on one side and on theother a ditch where lay the skeleton of a camel, and


Cosa Nostra in Asia Minor: Turkey vs Russia and Iran in Syria; and everyone vs US.  Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres

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