Syria at war

Associated Press
In this Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012 photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, a paramedic and policeman carry a body into an ambulance after explosions hit the main gate of the Syrian Interior Ministry in Damascus, Syria. Three bombs collapsed walls in the Syrian Interior Ministry building Wednesday in Damascus, killing several, as rebels fighting to overthrow President Bashar Assad edged closer to the capital, the symbol of his power. (AP Photo/SANA)

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Syrian rebels said on June 21 they have received new weapons from friendly countries that could lead to changes on the ground and victories against President Bashar Assad's forces. The civil war has killed tens of thousands of people, displaced more than four million and turned neighbor against neighbor, with civilians paying the price. (Reuters)

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