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Syrian pro-government forces and residents gather at the site of suicide bombings in the area of a revered Shiite shrine on the outskirts of Damascus, on Sunday. The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for bombings that killed at least 45 people. Louai Beshara/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Two Syrian girls color at Bayti orphanage in Reyhanli, Turkey, just across the border from Syria. Many young Syrian refugees have lost one or both parents, but space is limited at orphanages in the city. Nish Nalbandian hide caption

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Dr. Rajia Sharhan, UNICEF Nutrition Specialist, takes a child's mid-upper arm circumference in Madaya, Syria, on Thursday. The city was under siege by government forces and didn't receive aid for months. Dozens of people have died of malnutrition. Ahdab Al Mobayed/UNICEF hide caption

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Trucks from the International Committee of the Red Cross, working alongside the Syrian Arab Red Crescent and the United Nations, carry food, medical items, blankets and other materials into the Syrian town of Madaya on Monday. AP hide caption

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On Jan. 5, demonstrators in Maaret al-Numan, in the Idlib province of Syria, hold banners during a protest for civilians who starved to death in Madaya. Aid is expected to reach Madaya Monday. On Saturday, Maaret al-Numan, the city shown here, was hit by an airstrike that killed up to 60 people, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. Anadolu Agency/Getty Images hide caption

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A toddler is held up to the camera in this still image taken from video said to be shot in Madaya on Tuesday. Warnings of widespread starvation are growing as pro-government forces besiege the opposition-held town in Syria. Reuters/Landov hide caption

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The U.N. Security Council unanimously approved a resolution endorsing a peace process for Syria including a cease-fire and talks between the Damascus government and the opposition. Bebeto Matthews/AP hide caption

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