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      Home hit by airstrike in Syria

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      July 6, 2016

      Syrian childhood

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    1. FT Photo Diary

      June 24, 2016

      Nigh-time harvest in Douma

      A farmer harvests wheat in a field at night, fearing shelling in daylight, in the rebel held besieged town of Douma,...

    2. June 15, 2016

      The deadly draw of the Isis brand without borders

      Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi had probably never heard of Omar Mateen, the Orlando shooter who massacred 49 people at a gay...

    3. FT Photo Diary

      June 7, 2016

      Bashar al-Assad addresses Parliament

      Syrian President Bashar al-Assad waves before addressing the new parliament in Damascus   ...

    4. June 3, 2016

      UN faces mounting pressure to start Syria aid airdrops

      The UN has faced mounting pressure this week to use aid airdrops to reach the hundreds of thousands of Syrians living...

    5. May 19, 2016

      Syria regime gains from rebel infighting to advance near Damascus

      Syrian state forces, backed by Hizbollah, the Lebanese militia, have advanced into the besieged southern outskirts of...

    6. May 11, 2016

      Syrian currency’s losing streak provokes anger with Assad regime

      Syria’s currency is losing value at one of its fastest rates since the country’s 2011 war began, stoking anger in...

    7. May 5, 2016

      US and Russian officials locked in impasse over Assad’s fate

      After months of tedious negotiations and haggling over ceasefire deals, the US and Russian officials trying to end...

    8. May 4, 2016

      US and Russia extend Syria ceasefire to Aleppo

      The US and Russia have agreed to extend the fragile ceasefire in Syria to Aleppo, the city that has been the site of...

    9. April 29, 2016

      Aleppo action clarifies Russian ambitions in Syria

      With peace talks on Syria suspended in Geneva, the collapse of the two-month-old cessation of hostilities is all but...

    10. April 16, 2016

      Iran deploys army to bolster support for Syrian president

      Iran has deployed the regular army in its first overseas operation since the 1979 Revolution to bolster Syrian leader...

    11. April 12, 2016

      Russia runs up against Bashar al-Assad’s defences

      As yet another round of UN-hosted talks to find a path out of Syria’s civil war begins in Geneva this week, reignited...

    12. April 3, 2016

      Syria ceasefire under threat as rebel groups claw back territory

      Syria’s shaky ceasefire looks under threat as rebels and al-Qaeda fighters launched an offensive against President...

    13. FT Photo Diary

      March 24, 2016

      War damage in Jobar

      A rebel fighter plays football in a damaged street in the neighbourhood of Jobar, on the eastern outskirts of the...

    14. FT Photo Diary

      March 23, 2016

      Father and daughter in Damascus

      An injured Syrian man walks holding his daughter’s hand in Tishreen, a northern suburb of the capital Damascus   ...

    15. March 21, 2016

      Blind and wheelchair-bound migrants stand trial in Orban’s Hungary

      To Hungarian authorities, Fattom Hassun and Ghazy Faisa Hamad are security threats. They were arrested under a law...

    16. March 17, 2016

      Syria crisis: Russian pullback could force Assad into peace talks

      Vladimir Putin’s partial withdrawal of Russia’s air force from Syria has led to speculation he is ready to jettison...

    17. Brussels Blog

      March 16, 2016

      Brussels Briefing: Parsing Putin

      This is Wednesday’s edition of our daily Brussels Briefing. To receive it every morning in your email in-box, sign up...

    18. FT Photo Diary

      March 14, 2016

      On the streets of Damascus

      Khaled Kassmou, 70, sits along a street in the rebel held Qaboun neighbourhood of Damascus, Syria   ...

    19. March 7, 2016

      Syria ‘cessation’ cements new status quo on the ground

      After little more than a week the “cessation of hostilities” in Syria has slowed the bloodshed but maintained a...

    20. FT Photo Diary

      March 4, 2016

      Damascus

      Residents and activists hold a giant a pre-Baath Syrian flag, now used by the Syrian opposition, during an anti-regime...

    21. February 24, 2016

      Iran should worry about the Russian agenda

      Iranians go to the polls on Friday to elect two parliaments: one for the people and one for the mullahs (the 290-seat...

    22. February 22, 2016

      Syria ceasefire to begin on February 27

      The US and Russia have agreed terms for a “cessation of hostilities” in Syria from February 27, in a move to stem the...

    23. February 21, 2016

      Death toll in Syria bomb attacks rises to 146

      Multiple bomb blasts in a southern district of Damascus killed at least 87 people on Sunday, the UK-based Syrian...

    24. February 10, 2016

      Death in Aleppo, victory in Russia, havoc in Europe

      We watched in disbelief as Aleppo’s citadel was ravaged by fire, the grand mosque’s minaret was blown off and the...

    25. February 9, 2016

      Syria’s future lies in its neighbours’ hands

      The Syrian army’s success at Aleppo was something Russia had been waiting for since the start of its military...

    26. January 31, 2016

      Blasts close to Damascus Shia shrine kill 45 — ministry

      AMMAN/BEIRUT, Jan 31 — At least 45 people were killed and 110 wounded on Sunday by a car bomb and two suicide bombers...

    27. January 30, 2016

      Main Syrian opposition team heads to Geneva as peace talks open

      AMMAN/GENEVA, Jan 30 — A delegation from Syria’s main opposition group has flown to Geneva to assess whether to join...

    28. January 26, 2016

      Isis empowered by shifting forces in southern Syria

      Just above the confluence of the Rakad and Yarmouk rivers, on a high ridge of land in southern Syria, a new military...

    29. FT Photo Diary

      January 25, 2016

      Children of Damascus

      Children attend a party for children affected by war and in need for psychological support, in the Douma neighborhood...

    30. January 22, 2016

      Vladimir Putin asked Bashar al-Assad to step down

      Just weeks before his death on January 3, Colonel-General Igor Sergun, director of Russia’s GRU military intelligence...

    31. January 15, 2016

      Syria’s ‘surrender or starve’ sieges prolonged for profit

      After months on the brink of starvation in the besieged city of Deir Ezzor, well-off Syrians such as Fadi began selling...

    32. FT Photo Diary

      January 14, 2016

      Finding food in Ghouta

      A child from the Abu Sleiman family has a lunch at his house in the Syrian town of Beit Nayem, in the rebel-held...

    33. January 8, 2016

      Dozens die of hunger in besieged Syrian town

      Dozens of people have died of hunger in the besieged Syrian town of Madaya and more than 20,000 are at risk of...

    34. FT Photo Diary

      January 6, 2016

      Damascus airstrike

      Syrians evacuate a wounded man on a stretcher following an airstrike by Syrian government forces in Damascus’...

    35. December 26, 2015

      Syrian rebel leader killed in air raid

      A senior commander of the powerful Syrian rebel group Jaysh al-Islam has been killed in an air raid on eastern Ghouta,...

    36. December 20, 2015

      Israel shelled after militant Samir Kantar dies in Syria strike

      Rockets were fired into Israel from southern Lebanon on Sunday evening, hours after a suspected Israeli air strike...

    37. FT Photo Diary

      December 14, 2015

      Living in fear

      A Syrian man escorts his injured wife following reported air strikes by regime forces on the town of al-Nashabiyah in...

    38. December 9, 2015

      Centre of Syria’s revolution falls to Damascus

      Rebels are leaving their last stronghold in the Syrian city of Homs in a truce that gives President Bashar al-Assad...

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