A Syrian soldier walks through the hotly contested city of Qusair on May 22. The Syrian army, backed by Lebanon's Hezbollah militia, has been waging a fierce fight with rebels in the key western city for the past two weeks. STR/STR/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Watching From The Rooftops As A Fierce Syrian Battle Unfolds

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Syria's Civil War: The View From A Damascus Shrine

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The Ummayyid Mosque in Damascus has been a mosque for around 1,400 years. It sits in the center of a city where many people are struggling to live normal lives amid war. Steve Inskeep/NPR hide caption

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In Damascus, A View Of Syria's War Turned Inside Out

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After Nearly 50 Years, Burmese Leader Comes To Washington

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U.S. Military Faces More Accusations Of Sexual Improprieties

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Republicans Focus On Democrats' Political Misdeeds

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U.S. Point Man On Syria Meets With Rebels Inside Syria

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Violence Mutes Campaigning Ahead Of Pakistani Elections

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Attention In Washington Shifts To Syria And Chemical Weapons

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FAA Expected To Gain Flexibility On Budget Cuts

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Ricin Case: Charges Dropped Against Miss. Man

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Italian Government's Political Deadlock May End

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Probe To Determine Depth Of Boston Bombing Plot

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12 Dead In Texas Fertilizer Plant Blast, Authorities Say

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