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Members of the Syrian Druze community and government officials attend... News PhotoAttending,Bashar al-Assad,Civil War,Damascus,Death,Druze,Effigy,Funeral,General View,Government,Horizontal,Leadership,Lebanon - Country,Middle East,People,Politics,Religion,Religious Service,Syria,Syrian Civil WarPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPMembers of the Syrian Druze community and government officials attend the funeral service of Sheikh Hussein al-Jarboua, a Druze religious leader in Syria and Lebanon who had close ties to the regime of President Bashar al-Assad, on December 21, 2012 in Damascus. Jarboua was 87 and died following a battle against cancer. AFP PHOTO/STR (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)