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
Free Syrian Army snipers dressed in camouflage train in Jabal al-Akrad area in Syria‘s northwestern Latakia province
A Syrian man carries wood for a fire in the rebel-held city of Douma.
Syrians carry water as they walk on a road near their refugee camp, at Ber-Elias village, in Bekaa valley, east Lebanon. Snow fell in the Middle East as a powerful winter storm swept through the region, killing several Syrian refugees in Lebanon and forcing thousands of others who have fled their country civil war to huddle for warmth in refugee camps
A Syrian girl eats a sandwich as others fill water containers at a refugee camp in Deir Zannoun village, Bekaa valley, Lebanon, today.
A young Syrian refugee covers herself with a blanket as she stands outside tents at a makeshift settlement in Bar Elias in the Bekaa valley. Lebanon enforced new immigration controls at the Syrian border on Monday in a move to gain control of the steady stream of refugees from its much larger neighbour.
A crib made out of rubble and a Christmas tree are set on a roundabout in the regime-held Hamedieh neighbourhood in the Syrian city of Homs
A woman carries a child as she walks past a boy selling yogurt along a street in Aleppo’s Bab al-Hadeed district on Wdnesday
Men sell firewood on a rainy day in the Douma neighbourhood of Damascus, Syria on Tuesday. The graffiti on the wall reads: “For the liberation of the humans.”
Participants compete in a running race along a street in Aleppo’s Bustan al-Qasr neighbourhood, a rebel-controlled area on Tuesday.
Turkish soldiers gather around a bonfire in Mursitpinar in the Sanliurfa province near the border with Syria on Monday. Islamic State group jihadists battling for control of the Syrian town of Kobani (Ain al-Arab) suffered some of their heaviest losses yet in 24 hours of clashes and US-led air strikes
A relative mourns over the grave of a fighter from the Kurdish People’s Protection Units killed during clashes with Isis fighters near the town of Derbasiyeh, west of the Syrian Kurdish city of Qamishli
Rebel fighters carry their weapons as they move towards their positions at the frontline against forces loyal to Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad in Maysaloun neighborhood in the old city of Aleppo on Monday
A Kurdish refugee girl, who is from the Syrian town of Kobani, cooks outside her tent at a refugee camp in the border town of Suruc, Sanliurfa province
A Kurdish refugee boy from Kobani looks out from the window of a tent at a refugee camp in the border town of Suruc, Sanliurfa province, Syria
Kurdish refugee children from the Syrian town of Kobani play at a refugee camp in the border town of Suruc, Sanliurfa province
A Syrian Kurdish refugee boy from the Kobani area, holds a toy weapon at a camp in Suruc, on the Turkey-Syria border on Thursday
Syrian Kurdish refugees gather around fire in a refugee camp in Suruc, Sanliurfa province, Turkey
A rebel fighter runs through dust towards an area damaged by what activists said were barrel bombs dropped by warplanes loyal to Syria‘s President Bashar al-Assad in Aleppo’s al-Shaar neighbuorhood.
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Syrian refugee boy Celal Iso, 13, poses for photographs as he works in a bakery at Suruc district in Sanliurfa, Turkey. Celal Iso and his family immigrated to Suruc, where they are living in a warehouse. Celal’s father worked in construction but now is jobless. Celal Iso found a job in a bakery to support his family. Every morning, after cleaning the store, he is responsible for packing bread. He works 7 to 12 hours a day for a weekly salary of 20 Turkish liras (7 euros).