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In Syria's Aleppo, Divided Locals Share Fear of Total Siege

Syria's largest city, Aleppo, used to be the country's economic locomotive but four years of grinding battles have rendered it almost uninhabitable. Pummeled by bombs and rocket fire, residents on both sides of this divided metropolis have experienced severe water and power shortages, soaring living costs, and collapsing public services.   In 2012, the city split between rebels and forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Now prospects of a total siege loom over both...

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