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Firefighters combat a blaze on April 29, after regime helicopters targeted a medical center in an opposition-controlled region of Aleppo, Syria. Anadolu Agency/Getty Images hide caption

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A Cease-Fire In Name Alone

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Ahmed Darwish appears in a police station in Rumeilan, northern Syria, after being captured by Kurdish fighters as he was running away from a battle. He was wounded in a coalition airstrike in support of anti-ISIS forces. "There was camaraderie, friendship, like a brotherhood between us," he says of his time in ISIS. Alice Fordham/NPR hide caption

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Joining ISIS: It's Not Always For Reasons You Might Assume

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"I never imagined I would be in this position, doing this kind of work," says Raed Al Saleh, 33, of his job as the head of the Syrian Civil Defense. "But these are the circumstances." Courtesy of The Syria Campaign hide caption

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Hospital Bombings Highlight Challenges Health Care Providers Face In War Zones

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Senate Critics Question Legality Of Military Operation In Syria

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U.S. Releases Final Report On Deadly Hospital Attack In Afghanistan

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Aleppo Airstrikes Hit Home For A Local Doctor

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More Than A Dozen, Including A Pediatrician, Killed In Attack On Syrian Hospital

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Hospital In Aleppo 'Fully Destroyed' In Airstrike, Red Cross Says

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A Wednesday night airstrike at a hospital in Aleppo, Syria, killed more than a dozen people. Beha el Halebi/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images hide caption

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Hospital Destroyed In Deadly Aleppo Airstrike, Doctors Without Borders Says

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Syrian Peace Talks Falter; Violence Intensifies

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People walk in front of Istanbul's Hagia Sophia on April 12. Turkey has seen tourist numbers plummet following a series of deadly terrorist attacks and a travel ban by Russia. Chris McGrath/Getty Images hide caption

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Terrorism Fears And Travel Bans Shake Tourism In Turkey

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