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The Islamic State has fully withdrawn from Syria's Aleppo province, report says

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Syrian government says it has reached a ceasefire agreement with rebels and Turkey

Thursday's agreement is the second ceasefire this month — will it work?
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Bana al-Abed, young Syrian girl, meets Turkish president Tayyip Erdogan at his palace

The 7-year-old Syrian girl has been live-tweeting the Syrian civil war for months.
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Why was the Russian ambassador to Turkey assassinated?

Mevlut Mert Altintas railed against Russia's involvement in Syria after he shot Ambassador Andrei Karlov.
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Bana al-Abed, who tweeted the fall of Aleppo, is safe after being evacuated

Bana's mother tells reporters: "We stayed like a prisoner, like a hostage, but finally we arrived here."
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Aleppo Update: Evacuations stalled after buses set on fire

Another evacuation agreement was frustrated Sunday after aid buses burned.

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Syria shows the US isn't the world's "good cop"

The U.S. likes to think of itself as the good cop on the world stage. The reality is different.
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Looking to help Syrians in Aleppo? Here are some options.

As Aleppo evacuates, here are some ways to help victims of the Syrian civil war.
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Syria Before and After: These sobering photos show a war-torn Aleppo

These before-and-after photos show the devastation of the war in Syria.
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Orphans trapped in eastern Aleppo plead for help in heartbreaking video: "We want peace"

"We are afraid. We hope that you will evacuate us from her so we can live in peace."
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Aleppo Ceasefire: Evacuations delayed as rebels say regime forces launch new attack

The ceasefire, intended to shuttle rebels and civilians away from rebel-held areas, ended early Wednesday.

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Aleppo ceasefire agreement has been reached, according to Syrian rebels

Syrian rebels announced a ceasefire agreement in embattled Aleppo on Tuesday.
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People are sending heartbreaking goodbye messages as Assad-backed forces seize Aleppo

Pro-government forces have taken 99% of Aleppo as of Tuesday morning.
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Syria rebels near defeat in Aleppo: "They either have to surrender or die"

The Syrian military has gained control of 98% of the city of Aleppo, with victory over rebel forces looming near.
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Twitter account of Bana al-Abed, 7-year old Syrian girl, has been deleted

Bana al-Abed and her mother tweeted about life under siege in Aleppo.

How 7-year-old Bana al-Abed uses Twitter to shed light on the plight of Syrian children

A 7-year-old Syrian girl's tweets illuminate the personal effects of widespread tragedy.

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What gifts give back? Your holiday guide for gifts that help the world.

This holiday season, why give someone junk they don't need?
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Renewed Syrian and Russian bombing in Aleppo has left rebel-held areas with no hospital

"You can't imagine what it's like living in Aleppo right now. It feels like we are living in hell."
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Meet 4 Syrian refugee girls who are refusing to give up on their dreams

Let's honor these young Syrian girls for #InternationalDayOfTheGirl.

A 7-year-old Syrian girl and her mother are posting haunting Tweets about living in Aleppo

"[It's] very bad and fearful — there's bombing everyday for the last two weeks."
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Ali Daqneesh, brother of Omran Daqneesh, dies from wounds in airstrike

Omran Daqneesh, whose photo in the wake of an airstrike in Syria made international news this week, has lost his brother.

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This photo of a little boy rescued from an airstrike shows the horrors of war-torn Syria

This is what civilian life in Aleppo, Syria, looks like.
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3 Dead, Dozens Injured After Suspected Chlorine Gas Attack in Syria

The attack could be considered a war crime.
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The 2 Numbers That Put the Escalating Syrian Civil War Into Perspective

The Syrian civil war is a humanitarian disaster and these numbers prove it.
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Before-and-After Photos Show What 9 Cities Looked Like Before They Were Destroyed by War

These places were once beautiful – before we destroyed them.
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Stunning Viral Photo Shows 4-Year-Old Boy Fleeing Syria and Crossing Desert Alone

It might be the most heart-breaking viral image yet to come out of Syria. But there's a happy ending here.

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7 Historic Sites Around the World in Danger of Disappearing

And not necessarily because of war.
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7 Heartbreaking Scenes from Syria

As the figures of destruction become mind-numbing and Americans continue to debate the best response, it is important not to forget the human suffering at hand. These images depict just that.
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This is What 160,000 Syrian Refugees Looks Like

This jaw-dropping picture shows another side of the two-year long Syrian civil war: the staggering amount of refugees.
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Francois Murad Execution: A Reminder On How Little We Can Trust the Syrian Rebels

Al-Qaeda linked rebels executed a Catholic priest, Francois Murad, in Syria. Which means it might be a good time to ask who, exactly, the Syrian rebels are.