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Inside Syria: One hospital's story (VIDEO)

ALEPPO — In the hospital’s reception area, after the latest government air raid, a little girl wailed. Nurses rushed back and forth among the onslaught of new patients. A boy, 11, quietly passed away on his hospital bed. His father wept. A nurse pushed through the crowd, blood splattered across her white uniform and headscarf. “The screaming! Always the screaming,” she said under her breath. “When will it end?” Welcome to an Aleppo hospital.

Inside Syria: Airstrikes terrorize civilians in Syria

ALEPPO, Syria — Syria's rebels say they will start targeting public airports being used by the government to launch airstrikes.

Inside Syria: Free Syrian Army says it will target civilian airports

ALEPPO, Syria — Syrian rebels say they plan to target the country’s public airports. While it might seem antithetical to their cause to attack airports serving civilians, the rebels say they are left with little choice. Facing a near constant barrage of regime attacks from the air, and little support from the international community to enforce a no-fly zone, the rebels are attempting — on their own — to cripple the government’s ability to launch airstrikes and move weapons.

Syrian missiles hit Lebanon: report

On Monday missiles fired by Syrian warplanes hit Lebanese territory, according to the Associated Press. Security officials in Beirut and Lebanese told state media that the strike was one of the most serious cross-border violations since the Syrian crisis began.

Are Iran's drones coordinating attacks in Syria?

BEIRUT, Lebanon — Gathering testimony from security officials, leaked cables, eyewitnesses, weapons experts and diplomats, a GlobalPost investigation suggests that Iranian-supplied drones have been used by the regime of President Bashar al-Assad to coordinate attacks on civilians and rebel fighters in Syria.

On Location: Life and Death in Aleppo (VIDEO)

ALEPPO, Syria — Their names were Issa, Ahmed and Sheik Mahmoud Qasim. They were fathers and brothers. They were students, teachers and laborers. And, last week, they were all killed by tank fire. This is their full story — originally depicted in an iconic series of photos — as they man their post on the front lines of Aleppo, Syria.

On Location Video: Life and Death in Aleppo

ALEPPO, Syria — Their names were Issa, Ahmed and Sheik Mahmoud Qasim. They were fathers and brothers. They were students, teachers and laborers.

And, last week, they were all killed by tank fire.

They are not alone. The Syrian conflict has now dragged on for 18 months and cost the lives of tens of thousands of people. The dead represent all kinds — civilians, rebel fighters, regime soldiers and officials, aid workers, activists, journalists.

Tracey Shelton's photo sequence from Syria elicits strong responses

A selection of reactions from social media users highlights the imagery's power to tell a tragic story and move viewers.

Egypt joins the debate over Syria

CAIRO — Syria’s civil conflict, already beset by meddling from foreign powers like Iran, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and others, appears to have garnered yet another external player in Egypt. But what role the country can play while it struggles with its own political problems remains unclear.

Life and death in Aleppo (PHOTOS)

ALEPPO, Syria — Their names were Issa, Ahmed and Sheik Mahmoud Qasim. They were fathers and brothers. They were students, teachers and laborers. And, last week, they were all killed by tank fire.
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