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'There is a feeling of nostalgia among the customers,' as they gather at weekly auction to whip up items from Iraq’s monarchal era
Syria's civil war entered its eighth year with world powers unable to stem violence that has killed more than 350,000 people
Nearly 20,000 people flee Eastern Ghouta in 24 hours as Syrian regime comes closer to recapturing devastated rebel enclave.
Violence in Syria continues as foreign ministers of Turkey and Russia, two major foreign players in the conflict, meet in Moscow.
Civilians continue to be displaced, killed as fighting continues on several fronts, including Damascus' Eastern Ghouta suburb.