A rebel fighter cleans his weapon as two of his comrades look on in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo. Syrian rebels have agreed a ceasefire with Al-Qaeda loyalists after bitter fighting for a key border town, a monitoring group said on Friday, as the opposition condemned the jihadist assault.
A member of the Shohadaa Badr Brigade, which operates under the Free Syrian Army, sits on a bed in Ashrafieh in Aleppo, Syria
A suspected Syrian soldier is captured by Free Syrian Army fighters during what the FSA says is an offensive against forces loyal to Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad, in Qobtan village in Aleppo on Thursday. Read more
A boy carries eggs as he walks at the Karaj al-Hajez crossing, a passageway separating Aleppo’s Bustan al-Qasr, which is under the rebels’ control, and the Al-Masharqa neighbourhood in Syria, an area controlled by the Assad regime
A Free Syrian Army fighter uses a mirror to monitor the movements of the forces loyal to Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad in Aleppo’s Qastal al-Harami neighbourhood
A girl holds up a gun with Syrian Army fighters in Aleppo, Syria Read more
A Free Syrian Army fighter washes himself before the time for iftar, or breaking fast, during the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan in Aleppo’s Karm al-Jabal district
A youth dives into a swimming pool as people enjoy a day out in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo on Friday. The new head of the Syrian National Coalition Ahmad Jarba has backed UN chief Ban Ki-moon’s call for a truce during the holy month of Ramadan, when Muslims the world over gather with their families over festive meals after sunset to break the dawn-to-dusk fast.
A Free Syrian Army fighter sits on a chair as he holds his weapon inside the Grand Umayyad mosque in Aleppo Read more
Syrian rebel fighter Abu Al Dardaa walks towards the front-line as rebels attack regular Syrian army areas in the Salaheddine neighborhood of Aleppo on Monday. Syria’s rebel prime minister Ghassan Hitto announced his resignation, nearly four months after his appointment and having failed to form a government Read more