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Battle for Aleppo escalates, U.N. sees 'bleak moment'
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian rebels fought fiercely with pro-government forces as they tried to advance into opposition-held areas of eastern Aleppo on Friday and warplanes kept up their bombardment of the area in a renewed bid by Damascus to retake the entire city.
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