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Report Paints Bleak Picture of Life in Besieged Areas of Syria

A new report by the charity Save the Children describes tremendous suffering in areas of Syria under siege mainly by the government, but also by some opposition and terrorist groups. At least a half million people live in areas classified by the United Nations as besieged — and about a half of them are children. Food and medicines are in desperately short supply. Baby formula has been removed from aid convoys. For many, even bread has become a luxury. A Syrian aid worker, who could...

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