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Pressure on Jordan as Syrians flee

12 September 2013 Last updated at 07:26 BST

Unemployment and rising living costs are putting pressure on local populations in some areas of Jordan as thousands of refugees enter the country from neighbouring Syria.

Middle East Correspondent Yolande Knell has been to meet some of the people displaced by the violence and to gauge opinion on whether military strikes on the Assad regime should go ahead.