Deborah Amos Deborah Amos covers the Middle East for NPR News. Her reports can be heard on NPR's award-winning Morning Edition, All Things Considered and Weekend Edition.

Syrian Rebels: New U.S. Aid Not Helpful Without Weapons

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Secular demonstrators, shown at a protest march this month in Aleppo, wave the old Syrian flag (green, white, black and red) that has become the symbol of their opposition movement. Aamir Qureshi/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Syrian Rebels, Secular And Islamist, Both Claim The Future

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Damascus Dragged Into Syrian War With Latest Wave Of Bombings

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Syrian people wait at a customs gate at the Turkey-Syria border near Reyhanli, Turkey, last week. Hundreds of thousands of people are fleeing central Syria, heading to southern Turkey. Gaia Anderson/AP hide caption

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Newly Displaced Syrians Head For Turkish Border

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Syrian Opposition Fears Waning Western Support

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Local Opposition Councils Act As Government In Parts Of Syria

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Syrian Army Said To Be Readying Chemical Weapons

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Rebels Making Gains In Syria Conflict

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Rajiv Shah (left), the head of USAID, speaks with children during a visit at the Oncupinar Syrian refugee camp in Turkey, near the Syrian border, on Nov. 27. Adem Altan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. Steps Up Aid (But No Arms) To Syrian Exiles

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Damascus Remains Cut Off By Fighting

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Rebel Forces Make Major Gains In Syria

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Syrians Struggle To Transform Country Locally

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Subway Is Closed, But New Yorkers Are Moving Again

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Sandy Floods New York City's Subway System

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Local Syrian doctors prepare to treat a patient in a field hospital in Aldana, Syria, near the Turkish border. Each day, local and expatriate doctors take big risks to treat the wounded in rebel-held areas. Deborah Amos/NPR hide caption

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Syrian-American Doctors Head To The Battle Zone

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