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Ammar Al Shahbander, 1973-2015.
In Memoriam
3 May 15
Car bomb claims the life of dearest colleague, husband and father of four.
Photographer from the Syrian Women's Association covering a protest in Aleppo. (Photo: Ammar Abdullah)
2 May 15
As risks to journalists increase, fundamental belief in free media remains strong.
1 May 15
An activist disappears, and those left behind can only wonder as to his fate.
1 May 15
“I used to daydream about my future.”
Armenian president Serzh Sargsyan (right) with Iranian foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif. (Photo: Armenian president’s website)
27 Apr 15
Yerevan may benefit from increased trade and new export routes.
A large protest in support of rebel fighters in Aleppo. (Photo: Salah al-Ashqar)
24 Apr 15
A family is forced apart by conflict.
24 Apr 15
A 100-metre walk home under mortar fire brings a strange sort of indifference.
Hisbah cars patrol the streets in search of anyone who violates the regulations. Photograph: Badeeh Mohammad
22 Apr 15
Woman detained for “crime” of sitting next to male bus driver.
Aid distribution in a camp for internally displaced persons. (Photo: Ahmad al-Salim)
16 Apr 15
Freezing cold weather has added to hardships facing some of the country’s most vulnerable people.
A woman carries her child out of their house that was struck by a shell in the Marja neighbourhood of Aleppo. (Photo: Salah al-Ashqar)
13 Apr 15
She prayed that she’d misheard and that her husband was just working late.