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A fighter from the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), which includes Kurds, Arabs and Syriac Christians, monitors the countryside of the northeastern town of Al-Hol, in the Syrian Hasakeh province, at sunset
Syrians are seen inside a cage in Douma, the largest opposition stronghold on the outskirts of Damascus. It has been reported that a major Syrian rebel group is using dozens of captives in metal cages as “human shields”. Jaish al-Islam, regarded as the most powerful rebel group near the capital, has put regime soldiers and Alawite civilians it was holding in metal cages, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights told AFP.
A refugee prepares to hand over a toddler to a volunteer lifeguard as a half-sunken catamaran carrying around 150 refugees, most of them Syrians, arrives after crossing part of the Aegean sea from Turkey on the Greek island of Lesbos.
Syrians walk through debris following a reported air strike by Syrian government forces in the rebel-held town of Douma, east of the capital Damascus. Syrian government air strikes on a market and a hospital killed several civilians in Douma, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitor and activists said. Dozens more were wounded, several seriously, and the toll is likely to rise.
A man rests in a damaged site from barrel bombs dropped by forces loyal to Syria’s president Bashar Al-Assad in the historic Syrian southern town of Bosra al-Sham, Deraa
A woman from Syria looks on as she waits to cross the border with Croatia near the village of Berkasovo, Serbia
Men play chess in front of a damaged building in the rebel-controlled area of Maaret al-Naaman town in Idlib province, Syria on Monday
Syrian refugee boy plays with toy guns at Akcakale Refugee Camp in Sanliurfa, southeastern Turkey, on Thursday.
A Syrian boy sits at a tombstone shop at the entrance of a cemetery in Damascus on Wednesday as Muslims prepare to celebrate Eid al-Adha during which they visit the graves of their dead relatives put myrtle, water and renovate their tombstones
A Syrian man carries his two two girls as he walks across the rubble following a barrel bomb attack on the rebel-held neighbourhood of al-Kalasa in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo on Thursday
A Syrian woman stands holding a banner that reads in Turkish ”we are migrants, we will pass” near the highway on their way to the border between Turkey and Greece.
A woman walks on the railway track on her way to a temporary holding centre for migrants after crossing the borderline between Serbia and Hungary near Roszke, southern Hungary today.
This picture shows a general view of damaged buildings in the rebel-held area of Douma Syria as a sandstorm blows over the city
A newborn baby lies on a bed in a civilian hospital in Kobane, northern Syria. Several Turkish soldiers were killed on Sunday in a major attack in southeastern Hakkari province suspected to have been carried out by Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militants, reports said
Migrants from Syria sleep at a park in Belgrade, Serbia. Over 10,000 migrants, including many women with babies and small children, have crossed into Serbia over the past few days and headed toward Hungary and the EU Schengen Area, a zone with no internal border checks between member countries.
A woman pushes a baby stroller as she rushes away after what activists said were airstrikes by forces loyal to Syria‘s President Bashar al-Assad on a busy marketplace in the Douma neighborhood of Damascus. Syrian government air strikes on rebel-held areas near Damascus killed at least 31 people on Wednesday, and insurgents bombarded the capital with rockets that killed at least 13 people, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported.
A Syrian child injured from a chemical attack according to her father, waits to reach a train heading to the border with Serbia at the train station in Gevgelija, on the Macedonian-Greek border on Tuesday