Aleppo

A member of the Syrian government forces inspects a post used by the rebels in the newly captured Al-Safa neighbourhood of Aleppo on December 7, 2016. Rebels in Aleppo called for a five-day truce and the evacuation of civilians Wednesday after losing more than three quarters of their territory including the Old City to a Syrian army offensive.

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A member of the Syrian government forces inspects a post used by the rebels in the newly captured Al-Safa neighbourhood of Aleppo. Photo George Ourfalian/AFP/Getty 

Kefa Jawish (L) and her husband Tajeddin Ahmed look a destroyed building in the Aleppo's northeastern Haydariya neighbourhood as they head to check their house for the first time in four years on December 4, 2016.    Jawish was among hundreds of Syrians returning to east Aleppo in recent days after the army recaptured large swathes of the city from rebels and encouraged residents to visit neighbourhoods and homes they left years earlier.   / AFP PHOTO / Youssef KARWASHAN / TO GO WITH AFP STORY BY RIM HADDADYOUSSEF KARWASHAN/AFP/Getty Images

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Kefa Jawish and her husband Tajeddin Ahmed look a destroyed building in the Aleppo’s northeastern Haydariya neighbourhood as they head to check their house for the first time in four years. Jawish was among hundreds of Syrians returning to east Aleppo in recent days after the army recaptured large swathes of the city from rebels and encouraged residents to visit neighbourhoods and homes they left years earlier. Photo Youssef Karwashan/AFP/Getty 

Syrian civil defence volunteers, known as the White Helmets, rescue a boy from the rubble following a reported barrel bomb attack on the Bab al-Nairab neighbourhood of the northern Syrian city of Aleppo on November 24, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / AMEER ALHALBIAMEER ALHALBI/AFP/Getty Images

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Syrian civil defence volunteers, known as the White Helmets, rescue a boy from the rubble following a reported barrel bomb attack on the Bab al-Nairab neighbourhood of the northern Syrian city of Aleppo on November 24, 2016. Photo Ameer Alhalbi/AFP/Getty Images

Rebel fighters from the Jaish al-Fatah (or Army of Conquest) brigades gather in position on November 3, 2016, at an entrance to Aleppo, in the southwestern frontline near the neighbourhood of Dahiyet al-Assad, during a rebel offensive to break a three-month siege of the opposition-held east of Syria's second city.  Syrian rebels launched a new wave of car bombs and rockets on Aleppo's western districts, redoubling their efforts to break the government's three-month siege of the city. / AFP PHOTO / Omar haj kadourOMAR HAJ KADOUR/AFP/Getty Images

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Rebel fighters from the Jaish al-Fatah (or Army of Conquest) brigades gather in position at an entrance to Aleppo, in the southwestern frontline near the neighbourhood of Dahiyet al-Assad, during a rebel offensive to break a three-month siege of the opposition-held east of Syria’s second city. Photo Omar Haj Kadour/AFP/Getty Images

A member of the Syrian Civil Defence, known as the White Helmets, stands amid the rubble of a destroyed building during a rescue operation following reported air strikes in the rebel-held Qatarji neighbourhood of the northern city of Aleppo, on October 17, 2016.  Dozens of civilians were killed as air strikes hammered rebel-held parts of Aleppo early morning, despite Western warnings of potential sanctions against Syria and Russia over attacks on the city. Both Russian and Syrian warplanes are carrying out air strikes over Aleppo in support of a major offensive by regime forces to capture rebel-held parts of the northern city.  / AFP PHOTO / KARAM AL-MASRIKARAM AL-MASRI/AFP/Getty Images

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A member of the Syrian Civil Defence, known as the White Helmets, stands amid the rubble of a destroyed building during a rescue operation following reported air strikes in the rebel-held Qatarji neighbourhood of the northern city of Aleppo. Photo Karam Al-Masri/AFP/Getty 

Fighters from the Free Syrian Army take part in a battle against the Islamic State (IS) group jihadists in the northern Syrian village of Yahmoul in the Marj Dabiq area north of the embattled city of Aleppo on October 10, 2016.  Syria's main opposition group called Monday for foreign allies to supply rebel forces with ground-to-air weapons to counter deadly air raids in Aleppo.  / AFP PHOTO / Nazeer al-KhatibNAZEER AL-KHATIB/AFP/Getty Images

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Fighters from the Free Syrian Army take part in a battle against the Islamic State group jihadists in the northern Syrian village of Yahmoul in the Marj Dabiq area north of the embattled city of Aleppo. Photo Nazeer al-Khatib/AFP/Getty 

A member of Syria's pro-government forces guards a look out point as they advance Aleppo's rebel-held Bustan al-Basha neighbourhood on October 6, 2016. "Syrian regime forces advanced from the city centre north into (rebel-held) Bustan al-Basha, and seized a large athletic complex there," the UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. This was the first time the regime had entered the district since 2013 and there had been fierce clashes, they added.      This was the first time the regime had entered the district since 2013 and there had been fierce clashes, he added.   / AFP PHOTO / GEORGE OURFALIANGEORGE OURFALIAN/AFP/Getty Images

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A member of Syria’s pro-government forces guards a look out point as they advance Aleppo’s rebel-held Bustan al-Basha neighbourhood.”Syrian regime forces advanced from the city centre north into (rebel-held) Bustan al-Basha, and seized a large athletic complex there,” the UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. This was the first time the regime had entered the district since 2013 and there had been fierce clashes, they added. Photo George Ourfalian/AFP 

A Syrian man reacts as he sits on the rubble of destroyed buildings following a government forces air strike on the rebel-held neighbourhood of Bustan al-Basha in the northern city of Aleppo, on October 4, 2016. Assad's forces advanced on rebels during intense street fighting in the opposition-held east of Aleppo city, which Russia has been accused of bombing indiscriminately including targeting its hospitals. / AFP PHOTO / THAER MOHAMMEDTHAER MOHAMMED/AFP/Getty Images

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A Syrian man reacts as he sits on the rubble of destroyed buildings following a government forces air strike on the rebel-held neighbourhood of Bustan al-Basha in the northern city of Aleppo

Children play with water from a burst water pipe at a site hit yesterday by an air strike in Aleppo's rebel-controlled al-Mashad neighbourhood, Syria, September 30, 2016

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Children play with water from a burst water pipe at a site hit yesterday by an air strike in Aleppo’s rebel-controlled al-Mashad neighbourhood, Syria. Photo Abdalrhman Ismail/Reuters 

A man carries an injured girl after airstrikes on the rebel held al-Qaterji neighbourhood of Aleppo, Syria

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A man carries an injured girl after airstrikes on the rebel held al-Qaterji neighbourhood of Aleppo, Syria today

 A Syrian man stands in the rubble of destroyed buildings following an air strike in Aleppo's rebel-controlled neighbourhood of Karm al-Jabal on September 18, 2016. Syria's ceasefire was on the brink of collapsing on September 18, after a US-led coalition strike killed dozens of regime soldiers and Aleppo city was hit by its first raids in nearly a week. / AFP PHOTO / KARAM AL-MASRIKARAM AL-MASRI/AFP/Getty Images

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A Syrian man stands in the rubble of destroyed buildings following an air strike in Aleppo’s rebel-controlled neighbourhood of Karm al-Jabal 

A Syrian man carries a wounded child following a barrel bomb attack on the Bab al-Nairab neighbourhood of the northern Syrian city of Aleppo

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A Syrian man carries a wounded child following a barrel bomb attack on the Bab al-Nairab neighbourhood of the northern Syrian city of Aleppo 

A still image taken on August 18, 2016 from a video posted on social media said to be shot in Aleppo on August 17, 2016, shows a boy with bloodied face sitting in an ambulance, after an airstrike, Syria

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A still image taken from a video posted on social media said to be shot in Aleppo on shows a boy with bloodied face sitting in an ambulance, after an airstrike, Syria

Free Syrian Army fighters rest inside a mechanic shop in Ramousah area southwest of Aleppo, Syria

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Free Syrian Army fighters rest inside a mechanic shop in Ramousah area southwest of Aleppo, Syria

People gather at a site hit by airstrikes in the rebel held town of Atareb in Aleppo province

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People gather at a site hit by airstrikes in the rebel held town of Atareb in Aleppo province, Syria

Syrians look at the damage in a street in the ancient Syriac Quarter of the regime-held area of the northern Syrian city of Aleppo following rocket attacks by rebels on July 11, 2016.  Syrian opposition fighters launched a major assault on government-held districts of Aleppo city after the regime severed their only remaining supply route into the city, an AFP correspondent said.   / AFP PHOTO / GEORGE OURFALIANGEORGE OURFALIAN/AFP/Getty Images

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Syrians look at the damage in a street in the ancient Syriac Quarter of the regime-held area of the northern Syrian city of Aleppo following rocket attacks by rebels. Syrian opposition fighters launched a major assault on government-held districts of Aleppo city after the regime severed their only remaining supply route into the city

A boy carries his belongings at a site hit by what activists said was a barrel bomb dropped by forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in Aleppo's al-Fardous district, Syria April 2, 2015. REUTERS/Rami Zayat/File Photo

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A boy carries his belongings at a site hit by what activists said was a barrel bomb dropped by forces loyal to Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad in Aleppo’s al-Fardous district, Syria

A Syrian man walks past destroyed buildings on May 2, 2016, in Aleppo's Bab al-Hadid neighbourhood which was targeted recently by regime air strikes.

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A Syrian man walks past destroyed buildings in Aleppo’s Bab al-Hadid neighbourhood which was targeted recently by regime air strikes 

Syrians evacuate an injured man

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Syrians evacuate an injured man amid the rubble of destroyed buildings following a reported air strike on the rebel-held neighbourhood of Al-Qatarji, in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo on Friday

Syrian civil defence volunteers and rescuers remove a baby from under the rubble of a destroyed building following a reported air strike on the rebel-held neighbourhood of al-Kalasa in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo.

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Syrian civil defence volunteers and rescuers remove a baby from under the rubble of a destroyed building following a reported air strike on the rebel-held neighbourhood of al-Kalasa in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo.