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A man wounded by shelling sits on a chair outside a closed shop in the Al-Muasalat area of Aleppo, Syria on September 4, 2012.
Life returned to central Aleppo, an Agence France Presse reporter said, in stark contrast with the Syrian city's rebel-held outskirts where activists reported renewed bombardment and food shortages.
Goran Tomasevic / Reuters
After months of protests and violent crackdowns, a look back at the violence that has overtaken the country.