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A U.N. report Wednesday said Syrian forces deliberately targeted an air strike against a convoy on its way to deliver humanitarian aid in Aleppo in September. At the time, the U.N. said at least 18 trucks in the 31-vehicle convoy were destroyed. Omar Haj Kadour/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Syrians walk past destroyed buildings in the former rebel-held Ansari district in Aleppo on Friday after Syrian government forces retook control of the whole embattled city. George Ourfalian/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Syrian rebel fighters and civilians are evacuated from pockets of eastern Aleppo on Wednesday. George Ourfalian/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A bus drives through the Syrian government-controlled crossing of Ramoussa, on the southern outskirts of Aleppo, on Dec. 18, during an evacuation operation of rebel fighters and civilians from rebel-held areas. George Ourfalian/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Syrians walk in the old city of Aleppo Saturday, as pro-government forces worked to re-open previously barricaded roads. Civilians and rebel fighters are trying to leave the city's eastern half. Youssef Karwashan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Kefa Jawish takes pictures of the rubble as she heads with her husband to check their house for the first time in four years in Aleppo's northeastern Haydariya neighborhood on Dec. 4. Youssef Karwashan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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They Said 'Never Again'

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A member of the Syrian government forces watches during an evacuation of Syrian rebel fighters and civilians from a opposition-held area of Aleppo on Friday. George Ourfalia/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Buses line up outside the rebel-held enclave of eastern Aleppo on Thursday, preparing to evacuate rebels and civilians. Youssef Karwashan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Syrians leave a rebel-held area of Aleppo toward the government-held side on Tuesday, during an operation by Syrian government forces to retake the embattled city. U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon expressed alarm over reports of atrocities against civilians Monday, as the battle for Aleppo entered its final phase. Karam al-Masri/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Syrian residents, fleeing violence in the Bustan al-Qasr neighborhood, arrive in Aleppo's Fardos neighborhood on Tuesday after government troops retook the area from rebel fighters. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Eleanor Beardsley: Calls For Humanitarian Corridor Go Unheeded

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Syrian pro-government forces stand amidst the rubble in old Aleppo's Jdeideh neighborhood on Friday. George Ourfalian/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Horror In Aleppo: Civilians Trapped As Syrian Government Tightens Siege

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Syrians who fled from Aleppo's rebel-held areas queue to receive food on Dec. 1 at a shelter in the neighborhood of Jibreen, east of Aleppo. Youssef Karwashan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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For Aleppo Residents Under Siege, A Risky Journey To Relative Safety

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A Syrian woman carries her belongings past Kurdish fighters as she flees on Sunday. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says shelling has killed 26 people who were trying to flee eastern Aleppo. AP hide caption

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People flee rebel-held eastern neighborhoods of Aleppo into the Sheikh Maqsud area, controlled by Kurdish fighters, in Syria on Sunday. The photo was provided by the Rumaf, a Syrian Kurdish activist group, and authenticated by The Associated Press. The Rumaf/AP hide caption

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Civil Defense workers and Syrian citizens inspect damaged buildings after airstrikes hit earlier this month in Darat Izza, western Aleppo province, Syria. Airstrikes had halted in eastern Aleppo but have now resumed. AP hide caption

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Wounded rebel fighters sit in the back of an ambulance in Aleppo on Thursday. The Syrian government and its Russian allies declared a pause in the fighting and urged rebels to leave the eastern part of the city, but clashes broke out Thursday. George Ourfalian /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The Stark Choice In Aleppo: Flee Or Face More Attacks

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A Syrian medical worker inspects the damage at the site of a medical facility after it was reportedly hit by Syrian regime barrel bombs on Oct. 1 in Aleppo's rebel-held neighborhood of al-Sakhour. Fewer than 30 doctors remain in the besieged city. Thaer Mohammed/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Eastern Aleppo's Only Ophthalmologist Sees Ravages Of Syria's War

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