December 13, 2016 at 05:20PM

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After weeks of heavy fighting, regime forces pushed to take the last of the Syrian city of Aleppo. Thousands evacuated the devastated city as reports of violence against civilians surfaced. A cease fire was reached with the rebels, but the UN has accused Assad forces of executing civilians in their homes as they closed in on the rebel-controlled areas.

A member of the Syrian government forces stands in a severely damaged street in Aleppo’s newly captured Al-Kalasseh neighborhood in the eastern part of the war torn city on Dec.13. (George Ourfalian/AFP/Getty Images)

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