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FILE - In this Wednesday, March 13, 2013 photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, Syrian doctors treat a man who was wounded at the scene where two mortar rounds exploded near an orphanage, at al-Boukhtyar area, in Damascus, Syria. More than 6,000 people were killed in the Syrian civil war in March alone, according to a leading activist group that reported it was the deadliest month yet in the 2-year-old conflict. (AP Photo/SANA, File)

Syria at war

Syrian rebels

said on June 21 they have received new weapons from friendly countries that

could lead to changes on the ground and victories against President Bashar Assad's forces. The civil war has killed tens of thousands of people, displaced more than four million and turned neighbor against neighbor, with civilians

paying the price. (Reuters)