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How is the media reporting the conflict in Aleppo?

6 August 2012 Last updated at 20:57 BST

Getting trustworthy news out of the Syrian city of Aleppo is proving very difficult for all broadcasters.

The situation on the ground is fluid and extremely dangerous for correspondents.

Claims and counter-claims by the Syrian Army and the rebel FSA only lead to more confusion.

But how are the main Arabic-language TV channels reporting the conflict in Aleppo?

BBC Monitoring's Mike Linstead reports.