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A man stands on a staircase inside a demolished building in the Yarmouk Palestinian refugee camp in the Syrian capital, Damascus, on Monday.
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April 7, 2015 Thousands of people are trapped in the Yarmouk camp, where water and supplies are lacking. The area under Syrian military siege for two years is now threatened by Islamic State militants.
A deadly car bomb explosion rocked central Damascus, Syria, in front of the Finance Ministry building (center) and the Central Bank (right) on Monday.
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April 8, 2013 A major blast inside what's known as the "Square of Security" in the Syrian capital today is the latest sign of the deteriorating security situation in the capital. The instability has grown so quickly in the past month or so that many die-hard Damascenes are fleeing.
September 12, 2012 A Syrian documentary film producer whose arrest two weeks ago prompted concerns for his safety and a letter of support from the Toronto International Film Festival is now free, according to reports. Orwa Nyrabia disappeared after heading to the airport in Damascus on Aug. 23.
Tuesday in Aleppo, these men from an anti-Assad force were on guard at a checkpoint.
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July 25, 2012 Troops loyal to President Bashar Assad are reportedly descending on the city, which has already been the target of attacks from the air.
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