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Syria in ruins

A damaged minaret of a mosque is pictured in the rebel-held area of Deraa. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Faqir

A damaged minaret of a mosque is pictured in the rebel-held area of Deraa. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Faqir

A damaged minaret of a mosque is pictured in the rebel-held area of Deraa. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Faqir
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Residents walk near damaged buildings in the rebel held area of Old Aleppo. REUTERS/Abdalrhman Ismail

Residents walk near damaged buildings in the rebel held area of Old Aleppo. REUTERS/Abdalrhman Ismail

Residents walk near damaged buildings in the rebel held area of Old Aleppo. REUTERS/Abdalrhman Ismail
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A chandelier hangs in a damaged house in the rebel held area of Old Aleppo. REUTERS/Abdalrhman Ismail

A chandelier hangs in a damaged house in the rebel held area of Old Aleppo. REUTERS/Abdalrhman Ismail

A chandelier hangs in a damaged house in the rebel held area of Old Aleppo. REUTERS/Abdalrhman Ismail
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A man walks past damaged buildings in the rebel-held area of Deraa. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Faqir

A man walks past damaged buildings in the rebel-held area of Deraa. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Faqir

A man walks past damaged buildings in the rebel-held area of Deraa. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Faqir
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A clothing shop displays its merchandise beside a damaged building in the rebel-controlled area of Maaret al-Numan town in Idlib province. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

A clothing shop displays its merchandise beside a damaged building in the rebel-controlled area of Maaret al-Numan town in Idlib province. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

A clothing shop displays its merchandise beside a damaged building in the rebel-controlled area of Maaret al-Numan town in Idlib province. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi
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A man gestures as he stands on a damaged building at a site hit by airstrikes in the rebel held area of al-Kalaseh neighborhood of Aleppo. REUTERS/Abdalrhman Ismail

A man gestures as he stands on a damaged building at a site hit by airstrikes in the rebel held area of al-Kalaseh neighborhood of Aleppo. REUTERS/Abdalrhman Ismail

A man gestures as he stands on a damaged building at a site hit by airstrikes in the rebel held area of al-Kalaseh neighborhood of Aleppo. REUTERS/Abdalrhman Ismail
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Residents inspect a site damaged by an airstrike in Binnish, in the insurgent stronghold of Idlib province. REUTERS/Ammar Abdullah

Residents inspect a site damaged by an airstrike in Binnish, in the insurgent stronghold of Idlib province. REUTERS/Ammar Abdullah

Residents inspect a site damaged by an airstrike in Binnish, in the insurgent stronghold of Idlib province. REUTERS/Ammar Abdullah
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A general view shows damaged buildings as seen from the rebel held Qaboun neighborhood of Damascus. 

REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

A general view shows damaged buildings as seen from the rebel held Qaboun neighborhood of Damascus. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

A general view shows damaged buildings as seen from the rebel held Qaboun neighborhood of Damascus. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh
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A boy inspects a damaged house in the rebel held besieged city of Douma, a suburb of Damascus. 


REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

A boy inspects a damaged house in the rebel held besieged city of Douma, a suburb of Damascus. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

A boy inspects a damaged house in the rebel held besieged city of Douma, a suburb of Damascus. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh
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Pictures lie on the ground of a damaged house in the rebel-controlled area of Jobar, a suburb of Damascus. 


REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

Pictures lie on the ground of a damaged house in the rebel-controlled area of Jobar, a suburb of Damascus. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

Pictures lie on the ground of a damaged house in the rebel-controlled area of Jobar, a suburb of Damascus. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh
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A boy walks past satellites dishes used as planting beds in the rebel held Qaboun neighborhood of Damascus. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

A boy walks past satellites dishes used as planting beds in the rebel held Qaboun neighborhood of Damascus. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

A boy walks past satellites dishes used as planting beds in the rebel held Qaboun neighborhood of Damascus. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh
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A general view shows damaged buildings as seen from the rebel held Qaboun neighborhood of Damascus. 

REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

A general view shows damaged buildings as seen from the rebel held Qaboun neighborhood of Damascus. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

A general view shows damaged buildings as seen from the rebel held Qaboun neighborhood of Damascus. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh
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Children play in a damaged school bus in the rebel held besieged town of Jesreen, in the eastern Damascus suburb of Ghouta. 

REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

Children play in a damaged school bus in the rebel held besieged town of Jesreen, in the eastern Damascus suburb of Ghouta. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

Children play in a damaged school bus in the rebel held besieged town of Jesreen, in the eastern Damascus suburb of Ghouta. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh
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A boy looks on while residents inspect a damaged building in the rebel held besieged city of Douma, a suburb of Damascus. 

REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

A boy looks on while residents inspect a damaged building in the rebel held besieged city of Douma, a suburb of Damascus. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

A boy looks on while residents inspect a damaged building in the rebel held besieged city of Douma, a suburb of Damascus. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh
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A view shows a damaged classroom inside a school that was run by UNICEF in the rebel-controlled area of Jobar, a suburb of Damascus. 

REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

A view shows a damaged classroom inside a school that was run by UNICEF in the rebel-controlled area of Jobar, a suburb of Damascus. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

A view shows a damaged classroom inside a school that was run by UNICEF in the rebel-controlled area of Jobar, a suburb of Damascus. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh
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A broken frame with a picture lies on the ground of a damaged house in the rebel-controlled area of Jobar, a suburb of Damascus. 

REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

A broken frame with a picture lies on the ground of a damaged house in the rebel-controlled area of Jobar, a suburb of Damascus. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

A broken frame with a picture lies on the ground of a damaged house in the rebel-controlled area of Jobar, a suburb of Damascus. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh
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A damaged vehicle is seen in the rebel-controlled area of Jobar, a suburb of Damascus. 

REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

A damaged vehicle is seen in the rebel-controlled area of Jobar, a suburb of Damascus. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

A damaged vehicle is seen in the rebel-controlled area of Jobar, a suburb of Damascus. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh
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A boy writes on a dusty mirror in a damaged house in the rebel held besieged city of Douma, a suburb of Damascus. 

REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

A boy writes on a dusty mirror in a damaged house in the rebel held besieged city of Douma, a suburb of Damascus. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

A boy writes on a dusty mirror in a damaged house in the rebel held besieged city of Douma, a suburb of Damascus. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh
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A view shows a damaged school that was run by UNICEF in the rebel-controlled area of Jobar, a suburb of Damascus. 

REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

A view shows a damaged school that was run by UNICEF in the rebel-controlled area of Jobar, a suburb of Damascus. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

A view shows a damaged school that was run by UNICEF in the rebel-controlled area of Jobar, a suburb of Damascus. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh
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A damaged kitchen is pictured in the rebel held besieged city of Douma, a suburb of Damascus. 


REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

A damaged kitchen is pictured in the rebel held besieged city of Douma, a suburb of Damascus. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

A damaged kitchen is pictured in the rebel held besieged city of Douma, a suburb of Damascus. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh
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A man walks on the rubble of damaged buildings in the rebel-controlled area of Jobar, a suburb of Damascus. 


REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

A man walks on the rubble of damaged buildings in the rebel-controlled area of Jobar, a suburb of Damascus. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

A man walks on the rubble of damaged buildings in the rebel-controlled area of Jobar, a suburb of Damascus. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh
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Damaged buildings are pictured at night in Aleppo. REUTERS/Ammar Abdullah

Damaged buildings are pictured at night in Aleppo. REUTERS/Ammar Abdullah

Damaged buildings are pictured at night in Aleppo. REUTERS/Ammar Abdullah
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A damaged tank is pictured in the rebel-controlled area of Jobar, a suburb of Damascus. 

REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

A damaged tank is pictured in the rebel-controlled area of Jobar, a suburb of Damascus. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

A damaged tank is pictured in the rebel-controlled area of Jobar, a suburb of Damascus. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh
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A picture lies on the ground of a damaged house in the rebel-controlled area of Jobar, a suburb of Damascus. 

REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

A picture lies on the ground of a damaged house in the rebel-controlled area of Jobar, a suburb of Damascus. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

A picture lies on the ground of a damaged house in the rebel-controlled area of Jobar, a suburb of Damascus. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh
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A man inspects a shirt of his dead son, who died yesterday, after an airstrike in the rebel-held besieged city of Douma, a suburb of Damascus. 

REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

A man inspects a shirt of his dead son, who died yesterday, after an airstrike in the rebel-held besieged city of Douma, a suburb of Damascus. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

A man inspects a shirt of his dead son, who died yesterday, after an airstrike in the rebel-held besieged city of Douma, a suburb of Damascus. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh
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Activists carry a Free Syrian Army flag during a protest against forces loyal to Syria's president Bashar al-Assad in the rebel-controlled area of Jobar, a suburb of Damascus. 

REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

Activists carry a Free Syrian Army flag during a protest against forces loyal to Syria's president Bashar al-Assad in the rebel-controlled area of Jobar, a suburb of Damascus. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

Activists carry a Free Syrian Army flag during a protest against forces loyal to Syria's president Bashar al-Assad in the rebel-controlled area of Jobar, a suburb of Damascus. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh
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A view of a damaged house in the Homs neighborhood of al-Qarabis. REUTERS/Yazen Homsy

A view of a damaged house in the Homs neighborhood of al-Qarabis. REUTERS/Yazen Homsy

A view of a damaged house in the Homs neighborhood of al-Qarabis. REUTERS/Yazen Homsy
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People walk past damaged buildings in Aleppo's al-Shaar district. REUTERS/Mahmoud Hebbo

People walk past damaged buildings in Aleppo's al-Shaar district. REUTERS/Mahmoud Hebbo

People walk past damaged buildings in Aleppo's al-Shaar district. REUTERS/Mahmoud Hebbo
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A child walks past damaged buildings in Deir al-Zor. REUTERS/ Khalil Ashawi

A child walks past damaged buildings in Deir al-Zor. REUTERS/ Khalil Ashawi

A child walks past damaged buildings in Deir al-Zor. REUTERS/ Khalil Ashawi
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A damaged building is seen in Salah al-Din neighborhood in central Aleppo. REUTERS/Muzaffar Salman

A damaged building is seen in Salah al-Din neighborhood in central Aleppo. REUTERS/Muzaffar Salman

A damaged building is seen in Salah al-Din neighborhood in central Aleppo. REUTERS/Muzaffar Salman
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Damaged buildings are seen after what activists said was shelling by forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in Homs. REUTERS/Muhammad Al-Ibrahim/Shaam News Network

Damaged buildings are seen after what activists said was shelling by forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in Homs. REUTERS/Muhammad Al-Ibrahim/Shaam News Network

Damaged buildings are seen after what activists said was shelling by forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in Homs. REUTERS/Muhammad Al-Ibrahim/Shaam News Network
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A general view of a deserted and damaged street filled with debris in Homs. REUTERS/Thaer Al Khalidiya

A general view of a deserted and damaged street filled with debris in Homs. REUTERS/Thaer Al Khalidiya

A general view of a deserted and damaged street filled with debris in Homs. REUTERS/Thaer Al Khalidiya
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