Syrian president honors Samir Kuntar with country's highest medal
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
Syrian President Bashar Assad has awarded murderer Samir Kuntar the country's highest medal for spending nearly three decades in an Israeli jail.
The Syrian News Agency says Kuntar, who murdered a young girl and her father, received the Syrian Order of Merit during a meeting with Assad in Damascus Monday.
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