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SYRIA, ALEPPO : Syrian rebels break their fast with the "iftar" meal during the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan in the northern city of Aleppo on July 24, 2012. A commercial hub and home to 2.5 million people, Syria's second city Aleppo has become a new front in the country's 16-month uprising, after being largely excluded from the violence. AFP PHOTO / BULENT KILIC

Syrian rebels break their fast with the "iftar" meal during the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan in the northern city of Aleppo on July 24, 2012. A commercial hub and home to 2.5 million people, Syria's second city Aleppo has become a new front in the country's 16-month uprising, after being largely excluded from the violence. AFP PHOTO / BULENT KILIC

Crisis in Syria

Syria's army has retaken the heart of Aleppo as fighting continues to rage in the city, as well as in the capital of Damascus.