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Truce in Damascus Suburb May Bring Food to Starving Residents

Syrian government forces and rebel fighters in a besieged Damascus suburb have agreed to a 48-hour truce that could result in food being allowed in for residents threatened with starvation, activists said on Thursday. Free Syrian Army (FSA) rebels occupied Mouadamiya last year and the government has been trying to win it back since with a siege that has choked off food, medicine and fuel. Children have died from malnutrition in the town, and thousands of people face starvation. Some...

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