As the cease-fire took hold this week, Syrians lost no time returning to the streets to protest the Assad regime. Marchers hold a banner reading "Long live Syria, down with Assad" during an demonstration in the rebel-controlled side of Aleppo on Friday. Karam al-Masri /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Syrians Cautiously Resume Daily Activities As Fragile Cease-Fire Holds

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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. Youssef Karwashan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A deadly car bomb explosion rocked central Damascus, Syria, in front of the Finance Ministry building (center) and the Central Bank (right) on Monday. Louai Beshara/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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