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In war-torn Syria, ‘cat man’ starts rare animal clinic

At an unlikely cat shelter in rebel-held Aleppo province, northern Syria, Mohammed Alaa al-Jaleel provides medical attention to hundreds of cats.

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Syrian-American Hopes US Hits Assad Hard

A Syrian-American activist whose family left Aleppo in 2012 says the latest suspected chemical weapons attack on Douma gives the United States an opportunity to “show the regime that what they’re doing is wrong.” (April 13)

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Youths bring parkour to Syria’s war-battered east Aleppo

Omar Kosha and his team of six have for years used the streets, gyms and public gardens of the western sector of the Syrian city of Aleppo to practise parkour … now they have a whole new terrain for their extreme sport.

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Syrian cinematographer living Oscars ‘dream’

Syrian press photographer Thaer Mohammed says he has been living “the dream” since working as a cinematographer for the Oscar-nominated documentary “Last Men in Aleppo”. The 24-year-old came to France as a refugee before starting work for AFP; now he’s set his sights on a career in filmmaking.

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In rubble of Aleppo souk, tablecloth shop makes lonely comeback

It used to be one of the most vibrant marketplaces in the Syrian city of Aleppo, but today, the bombed-out streets of Khan al-Harir are home to a solitary shop selling tablecloths. Mohammad Shawash’s partly restored storefront stands amid a sea of smashed concrete and debris-laden roads.