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The forces of President Bashar al-Assad are advancing on rebel-controlled areas of Aleppo, which has seen some of the worst fighting in the country's civil war. Thousands of people in the city have been displaced by the fighting and many of them are starving. The BBC's Lina Sinjab reports on efforts to help.

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  • Lina Sinjab, Middle East regional editor for the BBC. She tweets @BBCLinaSinjab.

This segment aired on July 7, 2014.

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