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Women walk among the rubble of al-Maadi neighbourhood, Aleppo. (Photo: Baraa al-Halabi)
28 Jul 15
A mother forges a strong relationship with her son in the face of divisive family politics.
An elderly woman who fled from Kobani to Aleppo. (Photo: Baraa al-Halabi)
27 Jul 15
“Heroism will not die with the death of my sons.”
A woman sells bread on the streets of Aleppo. (Photo: Hussam Kuwaifatiyeh)
24 Jul 15
Story of a life shaped by government repression.
Wreckage of a red public bus down the road separates opposition controlled areas from government-controlled areas in Aleppo. (Photo: Salah al-Ashqar)
20 Jul 15
A mother bribes officials to get papers that will keep her son out of prison, and out of the army too.
13 Jul 15
Civilians narrowly escape capture or death as they evade a government checkpoint.
A female opposition militant at a medical office in Salaheddin neighbourhood, Aleppo. (Photo: Baraa al-Halabi)
8 Jul 15
After entrapment and interrogation, a series of prisons and finally a miraculous release.
Keys are no longer needed to enter this house. (Photo: Habib Zafi)
2 Jul 15
Family returns to village recaptured from Islamic State to find home in ruins.
Two women standing in front of a taxi in the Firdaws neighbourhood of Aleppo. (Photo: Hussam Kuwaifatiyah)
26 Jun 15
In government-held areas, people think one thing and do another.
25 Jun 15
The late Ammar Al Shahbander shows off the Baghdad office and talks about its work.
Mosque in Duisi in the Pankisi Gorge. (Photo: Onnik Krikorian)
22 Jun 15
In the Pankisi Gorge, locals call for more action to stop young men going off to fight in Syria.