Syrian Rebels: New U.S. Aid Not Helpful Without Weapons

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Secular demonstrators, shown at a protest march this month in Aleppo, wave the old Syrian flag (green, white, black and red) that has become the symbol of their opposition movement. Aamir Qureshi/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Syrian Rebels, Secular And Islamist, Both Claim The Future

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Damascus Dragged Into Syrian War With Latest Wave Of Bombings

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Syria's Christians Caught Between Rebels, Regime's Soldiers

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Syrian people wait at a customs gate at the Turkey-Syria border near Reyhanli, Turkey, last week. Hundreds of thousands of people are fleeing central Syria, heading to southern Turkey. Gaia Anderson/AP hide caption

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Newly Displaced Syrians Head For Turkish Border

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U.N. Aid Reaches Camp In Northern Syria

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Syrian women walk through a market area in the northern city of Aleppo last November. A new website is documenting the use of rape in the Syrian conflict. John Cantlie/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Tracking Rape In Syria Through Social Media

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Syrian Opposition Fears Waning Western Support

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2 Million Displaced Syrians Are Living 'Rough'

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Maysam Selmo, 8, during her first week at Albashayer School for Syrian Refugee Children in Antakya, Turkey. She and her extended family fled their village in northwestern Syria, and now live in a crowded apartment. Jodi Hilton for NPR hide caption

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Syria's War Leaves Its Scars On The Children

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Local Opposition Councils Act As Government In Parts Of Syria

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A Syrian woman carries a ration of bread on her head in the northern city of Aleppo. The Syrian opposition now runs local councils in many cities, particularly in the north. They often face major challenges in providing basics likes food, water and electricity. Odd Anderson/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. Doctors Provide Supplies, Training To Syrians

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Syrian Army Said To Be Readying Chemical Weapons

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Razan Shalab Alsham, in bright blue, works for the Syrian Emergency Task Force. She helped provide uniforms for the new civil police force of Khirbet al-Joz. Deborah Amos hide caption

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Syrian Villagers Hope Their Example Will Be A Model

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