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'Republic of Queues': 10 years on, Syria is a hungry nation

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BEIRUT – The lines stretch for miles outside gas stations in Syrian cities, with an average wait of five hours to fill up a tank.

At bakeries, people push and shove during long, chaotic waits for their turn to collect the quota of two bread packs a day per family.

On the streets in the capital of Damascus, beggars accost motorists and passers-by, pleading for food or money. Medicines, baby milk and diapers can hardly be found.

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