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In this Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013 photo, Syrian internally displaced children gather outside their temporary home at an abandoned land where they have taken shelter after fleeing their village that turned into a battlefield between government forces and Free Syrian Army fighters in Idlib province, northern Syria. Arabic on the wall reads, "hell of the revolutionaries or Bashar's heaven." (AP Photo)

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Syrian internally displaced children gather outside their temporary home at an abandoned land where they have taken shelter after fleeing their village that turned into a battlefield between government forces and Free Syrian Army fighters in Idlib province, northern Syria. Arabic on the wall reads, “hell of the revolutionaries or Bashar’s heaven.” Read more

A boy carries eggs as he walks at the Karaj al-Hajez crossing...A boy carries eggs as he walks at the Karaj al-Hajez crossing, a passageway separating Aleppo's Bustan al-Qasr, which is under the rebels' control and Al-Masharqa neighborhood, an area controlled by the regime, August 21, 2013. REUTERS/Muzaffar Salman   (SYRIA - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST CONFLICT)

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A boy carries eggs as he walks at the Karaj al-Hajez crossing, a passageway separating Aleppo’s Bustan al-Qasr, which is under the rebels’ control, and the Al-Masharqa neighbourhood in Syria, an area controlled by the Assad regime

A Free Syrian Army fighter washes himself before the time for iftar, or breaking fast, during the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan in Aleppo's Karm al-Jabal district...A Free Syrian Army fighter washes himself before the time for iftar, or breaking fast, during the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan in Aleppo's Karm al-Jabal district July 15, 2013. Picture taken July 15, 2013. REUTERS/Muzaffar Salman  (SYRIA - Tags: CONFLICT)

Muzaffar Salman/Reuters

A Free Syrian Army fighter washes himself before the time for iftar, or breaking fast, during the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan in Aleppo’s Karm al-Jabal district