Residents inspect a damaged site after what activists say were four air strikes by forces loyal to Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad in Douma, eastern al-Ghouta, near Damascus
Residents carry an injured man after what activists said were two air strikes by forces of Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad on a market in central Douma, eastern al-Ghouta, near Damascus
A Syrian woman holds a ballot paper showing the portraits of the three presidential candidates (LtoR): Maher Abdel Hafiz Hajjar, Hassan Abdallah al-Nuri and President Bashar al-Assad on Tuesday during the presidential election at a polling station in central Damascus
A man takes a photo of his friend in front of a poster of Syria‘s President Bashar al-Assad at Umayyad Square in Damascus
Syrians wave flags and placards bearing portraits President Bashar al-Assad during a workers’ rally to support his candidacy in upcoming presidential elections in the capital Damascus
A rebel fighter gestures as he runs across a street in the Mleha suburb of Damascus, during what opposition milita said was an offensive against them by forces loyal to Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad
Residents receive food aid at the besieged al-Yarmouk camp, south of Damascus in this handout released by Syria‘s national news agency SANA.
Islamist fighters show off their weapons skills at a graduation ceremony at a military training camp in eastern al-Ghouta, near Damascus, Syria. The fighters will operate under the Islamist Ahrar al-Sham brigade.
Boys search for belongings among the rubble at a site hit by what activists said was shelling by forces loyal to Bashar al-Assad, president of Syria, in the Duma neighbourhood of Damascus.
Syrians feed pigeons at a square in Damascus on Tuesday. Damascus residents come to relax and experience a bit of human warmth and normalcy at public gardens, just a few kilometres from battles between regime forces and rebels.