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VIDEO: A tale of two Aleppos

Syrian state media has released footage of "thriving nightlife" in government-held west Aleppo. Meanwhile, in the east side of the city...

Syrian state broadcaster SANA has released footage purportedly showing the "thriving nightlife" of government-held west Aleppo in its latest effort to downplay the upsurge of violence in the city.

However, conditions in the rebel-held east are as bloody as ever. The Syrian monitor Violations Documentation Center reports that at least 377 civilians were killed in the last seven days alone.