Agony Overcomes Aleppo as Humanity Breaks Down

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Turkish women from pro-Islamic groups hold painted dolls depicting dead Syrian babies as they protest against the war in Aleppo, Syria, in Istanbul, Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016.

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Civilians in the besieged Syrian city of Aleppo are reportedly not being allowed to leave after a Russian-brokered peace deal fell apart last night. Samantha Power, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, did not hold back when she addressed Iran, Russia, and Syria during a U.N. Security Council meeting yesterday.

"Are you truly incapable of shame? Is there literally nothing that can shame you? Is there no execution of a child that gets under your skin, that just creeps you out just a little bit?” Power said.

Kareem Shaheen, a Middle East reporter for The Guardian based in Beirut, explains what's next in the Syrian conflict.