Talal Barazi

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A Syrian man carries a baby after removing him from the rubble of a destroyed building following a reported air strike in the Qatarji neighbourhood of  Aleppo on Wednesday. Photograph:  Ameer Alhalbi/AFP/Getty Images

Warplanes mounted the heaviest air strikes in months against rebel-held districts of the city of Aleppo overnight, as Russia and the Syrian government(...)

 Syrian policemen and citizens at  the site of two terrorist bomb attacks at a security checkpoint in the residential neighborhood of Zahra, Homs. Photograph: SANA/EPA

Islamic State have claimed a bomb attack in the Syrian government-controlled city of Homs that killed at least 24 people yesterday, the city’s governo(...)

Islamic State militants who have taken over Palmyra have  imposed a curfew from 5pm until sunrise and banned people from leaving town until Saturday morning to ensure no government-linked figures they are seeking manage to escape, activists and officials said. File photograph: Christophe Charon/AFP/Getty Images

Islamic State militants have been searching through the Syrian town of Palmyra for government troops and fighters, and activists are claiming at least(...)

Homs, Syria’s third-largest city, has a strategic position linking the country’s main north-south axis with the route to the government’s strongholds on the Mediterranean coast. Photograph: EPA

Syrian forces took full control today over Homs, a city once associated with scenes of joyous pro-democracy crowds but now famed for images of ruin t(...)