Syrian army

  • Members of the Civil Defence rescue children after what activists said was an air strike by forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in al-Shaar neighbourhood of Aleppo, Syria June 2, 2014. REUTERS/Sultan Kitaz/File Photo     TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY      - RTSOYP4
    September 22, 2016  

    The Syrian army announced a major new offensive against the rebel-held, eastern sectors of Aleppo. That came after scores of airstrikes lit the skies of Aleppo overnight. It was all a thundering, brutal answer to Secretary of State John Kerry’s plea to Syria and Russia to ground their jets. Hari Sreenivasan reports on the collapsed cease-fire. Continue reading

  • February 21, 2013   BY  

    “As in the ruins of Beirut, Sarajevo or Stalingrad, it is a sniper’s war; men stalk their fellow man down telescopic sights, hunting a glimpse of flesh, an eyeball peering from a crack,” writes Reuters photographer Goran Tomasevic about Syria. Warning: Some images are graphic. Continue reading