The Washington Post’s Loveday Morris reported on the ‘stunning devastation’ inside Aleppo’s souqs.
Drone footage shows Aleppo’s destruction from above.
Rebels, including Jabhat an-Nusra, captured al-Ees and other towns from regime forces in the southern countryside.
The BBC reported from inside Aleppo province about Kurdish forces fighting the Islamic State.
Life in the City
The Breadway theatrical group performed the “Arab Party at the Time of Freedom” in eastern Aleppo. The play depicts situations where certain personalities and groups try to hijack the social movement. Both men and women participated, in a city still considered one of the most dangerous in the world.
Refugees from Aleppo
Shehab, from Aleppo, is one of 70 Syrians in Turkey studying on German government-funded Albert Einstein German Academic Refugee Initiative Fund scholarships. He is a second year health sciences student at Hacettepe University in Ankara.
The refugee crisis through the eyes of refugees–Photographer Kevin McElvaney provided refugees with disposable cameras as part of the #refugeecameras project to document their journeys from Turkey to Europe. Aleppian Dyab photographed his son Kerim at their new temporary room in Germany.
In ‘harsh truths behind child refugees fleeing war – alone,’ a Greek police officer said that more unaccompanied minors are traveling from Turkey to Greece because parents can only afford to send one family member. Parents hope that the child will send for the rest of the family.
The Directorate-General of Antiquities and Museums is working with French architectural firm ICONEM to create 3D models of Syrian cultural heritage, including the Bel Temple.