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Damascus: The changing face of Syria's capital

Date Published: 
04/22/2013
Summary: 

Seven million Syrians now need humanitarian assistance, according to an estimate from the United Nations. (..) This week, the head of the UN World Food Programme in Syria, which feeds 2.5 million people every month, told me about a trip he has just done from Damascus to Aleppo. He said they went through 50 checkpoints on the road between Syria's two biggest cities.