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Syrians weary of freezing weather, mud in Idlib camp

Syrians weary of freezing weather, mud in Idlib camp

Living in a mud-drenched camp with only a makeshift tent as protection from the freezing weather is more difficult than facing the regime's bombs, a Syrian teenager who took refuge with her family in Idlib, northwestern Syria told Anadolu Agency. Erva Mervan, 13, is one of many who came to...

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War-weary Syrian says prefers death to warplane sound

War-weary Syrian says prefers death to warplane sound

Victim of almost nine-year-old Syrian civil war, Umm Ibrahim is so desperate that she prefers dying, instead of hearing warplane sound. Ibrahim is a grieving woman who lost her husband and two sons in the attacks of Syrian regime and its supporters in Idlib, northwestern Syria. The...

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Winter-hit Syrians turn to pistachio shells for heat

Winter-hit Syrians turn to pistachio shells for heat

Abu Walid emptied a container of pistachio shells into the top of a heater in his living room in violence-plagued northwest Syria, where millions are bracing for a harsh winter. His three children huddled around the hand-made stove, the 35-year-old adjusted the heat with a dial regulating...

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Displaced Syrian grows mushrooms to feed family

Displaced Syrian grows mushrooms to feed family

In a camp for the displaced in northern Syria, Nasrallah scatters mushroom spores into a bag of wet hay, hoping they will sprout and feed his family. "Mushrooms have become the main alternative to meat, as it's so expensive," says the 43-year-old. After the civil war erupted in Syria...

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