Middle East

  • Smoke rises after what activists said was an air strike by forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad on the outskirts of the Duma neighborhood of Damascus, April 24, 2014.
  • A damaged car and buildings in Al-Maliha town, in the suburbs of Damascus, April 23, 2014.
  • Smoke rises after what activists said was a barrel bomb dropped by forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in Kafarzita, in northern Hama countryside, April 23, 2014.
  • People bury a person activists said was killed by a barrel bomb dropped by forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in Kafarzita, in northern Hama countryside, April 23, 2014.
  • A rebel fighter carries an anti-tank weapon as he heads with his fellow fighters towards their positions in the Armenian Christian town of Kasab, Syria, April 23, 2014.

Images from Syria

Published April 24, 2014


You May Like

Kurdish President: More Needed to Defeat Islamic State

In interview with VOA's Persian Service, Massoud Barzani says peshmerga forces have not received weapons, logistical support needed to successfully fight IS in northern Iraq More

Sierra Leone's Stray Dog Population Doubles During Ebola Crisis

Many dog owners fear their pets could infect them with the virus and have abandoned them, leading to the increase and sparking fears of rabies More

Video New Brain Mapping Techniques Could Ease Chronic Pain

New methods for mapping pain in the brain not only validate sufferers of chronic pain but might someday also lead to better treatment More