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Khaleed Khateeb, 21, was the videographer for the Netflix documentary The White Helmets. "This photo was after double tap of aircraft on July 27, 2014," he says, referring to an airstrike followed by another attack. "I don't know how I survived." Fadi al Halabi/Courtesy of Khaleed Khateeb hide caption

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A 6-year-old boy in New York wrote a letter to President Obama offering to share his home with Omran Daqneesh, the Syrian boy who was seen in the aftermath of an airstrike last month in Aleppo. White House hide caption

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Syrian government soldiers walk in the damaged government-held side of Aleppo on Sept. 16. Initially, U.N. officials had observed calm in war-ravaged Aleppo during the recent cease-fire, but Saturday's violence in the country's eastern regions spells ill news for the truce. Youssef Karwashan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Activists in Syria's besieged city of Aleppo protest Tuesday against the United Nations for what they say is its failure to lift the siege of their rebel-held area. "Hunger better than humiliation," one banner read. "X the UN," another declared. Modar Shekho/AP hide caption

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Secretary of State John Kerry tells NPR that the new U.S.-Russia ceasefire deal in Syria is the best option under the circumstances. Without it, he says, there would be more deaths. Ariel Zambelich/NPR hide caption

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Secretary Of State John Kerry On Syria Cease-Fire: 'What's The Alternative?'

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A Syrian man, flanked by his son and his nephews, lays a myrtle branch on the grave of his brother at a cemetery in the rebel-held town of Douma, east of the capital Damascus, on Monday, on the first day of the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha. Sameer al-Doumy/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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