A Houthi rebel holds the barrel of a machine gun he carries during a rally held to mobilize fighters for battles against government forces, in Sanaa, Yemen.
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Syrian government forces walk in the strategic area of the Bazo hilltop, north of Khan Tuman on the southern outskirts of the northern embattled Syrian city of Aleppo as they advance in the ongoing offensive to the seize rebel-held eastern part of the city. Photo Georges Ourfalian/AFP/Getty
Rebel fighters arrive in Idlib following their evacuation from Qudssaya and al-Hamah, neighbourhoods of the Syrian capital. Photo AFP/Getty
A Syrian man stands in the rubble of destroyed buildings following an air strike in Aleppo’s rebel-controlled neighbourhood of Karm al-Jabal
Syrian boy rides a donkey as they play in the rebel-held town of Douma, on the eastern edges of the capital Damascus, on the second day of Eid al-Adha
Syrian men carrying babies make their way through the rubble of destroyed buildings following a reported air strike on the rebel-held Salihin neighbourhood of the northern city of Aleppo, on Sunday
Civilians and civil defence members look for survivors at a site damaged after Russian air strikes on the Syrian rebel-held city of Idlib, Syria late on Monday
A wounded Syrian boy cries at a makeshift hospital following a reported air strike by government forces in the rebel held area of Douma, east of the capital Damascus
Opposition fighters belonging to the Islamist group Ansar al-Islam and the Ahrar ash-Sham (Islamic Movement of the Free Men of the Levant) group walk on a street next to the front line that divides rebel and regime-controlled areas on Monday in the Tadamon neighbourhood, south of the Syrian capital, Damascus, and near the Yarmuk Palestinian refugee camp
Syrian rescue workers and citizens evacuate people from a building following a reported barrel bomb attack by Syrian government forces on the central al-Fardous rebel held neighbourhood of the northern Syrian city of Aleppo
A member of the civil defence sleeps on the street in the rebel-held side of Syria’s northern city of Aleppo on Monday. Arabic graffiti in blue reads: “Those looking for life under the rubble of death”
A rebel fighter takes position behind sandbags in Aleppo’s Al-Ezaa neighbourhood, Syria
An armed member of the Houthi militia calls for help near a house destroyed in an airstrike carried out by the Saudi-led coalition targeting two military bases controlled by Houthi fighters in Sanaa, Yemen on Monday
Opposition fighters sit inside a damaged building in the rebel-held Qastal al-Harami neighbourhood, in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo.
A Russia-backed separatist fighter sits in a self propelled 152mm artillery piece, part of a unit moved away from the front lines, in Yelenovka, near Donetsk, Ukraine
A rebel fighter carries his weapon as he walks in front of a rainbow in Ratian village, north of Aleppo, after what the rebels said was an offensive against them by forces loyal to Syria‘s President Bashar al-Assad that attempted to advance in the village but failed.
A pro-Russian rebel takes a ribbon from his arm in Debaltseve, eastern Ukraine on Thursday. The ribbons are used as a form of identification. After weeks of relentless fighting, the embattled Ukrainian rail hub of Debaltseve fell Wednesday to Russia-backed separatists, who hoisted a flag in triumph over the town
A pro-Russian rebel checks a destroyed bus in Donetsk. Shelling hit a central bus station in Donetsk on Wednesday and killed at least four people
A wounded Syrian child receives treatment at a makeshift hospital in the rebel held area of Douma, northeast of the capital Damascus, after he was injured by a reported air strike fired by forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad
A pro-Russian rebel holds a toy gun in Donetsk, the disputed region in Ukraine, on Thursday