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September 17, 2013

Syrian conflict continues

As the world waits to see how the diplomatic agreement plays out, Syrians struggle as the civil war continues. After the chemical attack, fighting among the destroyed cities persists as civilians flee the country. More than 100,000 people have died and millions displaced. -Leanne Burden Seidel ( 23 photos total)

A man looks at smoke rising into the sky from what activists said was Free Syrian Army fighters destroying a tank that belonged to forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in the Qaboun area, eastern Ghouta, September 15. (Bassam Khabieh/Reuters)

A Syrian man carries his daughter, who was wounded in a bomb explosion, across the border into Turkey at Cilvegozu border gate, across from Bab al-Hawa in Syria, in Reyhanli, Hatay, Turkey, September 12. The UN said that the Syrian civil war had displaced 6.25 million people - the world's largest refugee population. (Tolga Bozuglu/EPA) #

Ahmad Abu Layl, a 15 year-old fighter from the Free Syrian Army, aims his weapon as his father stands behind him in Aleppo on September 10. (Hamid Khatib/Reuters) #

Men search for survivors amid the rubble of collapsed buildings after what activists said was shelling by forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in Aleppo's Fardous neighborhood on August 26. (Malek Alshemali) #

Syrian people have their documents checked as they are about to enter into Turkey at Cilvegozu border gate opposite Bab al-Hawa of Syria, in Reyhanli, Hatay, Turkey, September 10. (Tolga Bozuglu/EPA) #

A Syrian military solider fires a heavy machine gun during clashes with rebels in Maaloula village, northeast of the capital Damascus, Syria on Sept. 9. (SANA via Associated Press) #

A Free Syrian Army fighter fires his weapon at the Justice Palace, which is controlled by forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad, in Aleppo on September 13. (Hamid Khatib/Reuters) #

A child looks out of a window of an airplane arriving from Syria at the airport in Hanover, Germany, September 11. Over a hundred Syrian refugees mostly women and children were preparing to leave Lebanon on a flight to Germany the first to be part of a mass relocation program. (Holger Hollemann/EPA) #

A Syrian boy plays at a Syria refugee camp in Yayladagi district, in Hatay Turkey, on September 11. (Tolga Bozuglu/EPA) #

A man walks through a destroyed residential area of the Syrian city of Saraqib, southwest of Aleppo, on September 9 following repeated airstrikes by government forces' fighter jets. (Giovanni Diffidenti/AFP/Getty Images) #

Two-year-old Jan, a refugee from Syria, blows soap bubbles after arriving at the airport in Hanover, Germany on September 11. (Julian Stratenschulte/EPA) #

Free Syrian Army fighters watch videos on a laptop as they rest in Aleppo September 13. (Hamid Khatib/Reuters) #

A Syrian refugee who arrived with her family from Damascus, carries a child as she enters her tent at the Majdal Anjar refugee camp in Bekaa Valley near the Syrian border in eastern Lebanon on September 9. (Jamal Saidi/Reuters) #

A fighter of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine General Command (PFLP-GC) aims his rifle as he walks past the rubble of destoryed building in the Yarmouk refugee camp in the Syrian capital Damascus on September 12 following fighting against rebels forces who control 75 percent of the camp. The PFLP-GC has been allied to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's government whose troops have been fighting rebel forces for the past two years. (Anwar Amro/AFP/Getty Images) #

Free Syrian Army fighters sitting atop a tank that belonged to forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad, hold up their weapons and cheer after seizing Aleppo's town of Khanasir on August 26. (Anwar Amro/AFP/Getty Images) #

Syrian children carry their belongings as they enter Turkey with their families from the Turkish Cilvegozu border gate, located opposite the Syrian commercial crossing point Bab al-Hawa, in Reyhanli, Hatay province, September 6. (Umit Bektas/Reuters) #

A Free Syrian Army fighter looks through a hole in a wall as he takes cover inside an electric company near Aleppo International airport on August 28. (Molhem Barakat/Reuters) #

A fighter of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine General Command (PFLP-GC) squats next to the covered body of an alleged foreign rebel fighter in the Yarmouk refugee camp in the Syrian capital Damascus on September 12 following fighting against rebel forces who control 75 percent of the camp. (Anwar Amro/AFP/Getty Images) #

A Syrian refugee girl washes rice outside her tent at a temporary refugee camp, in the eastern Lebanese Town of Al-Faour, Bekaa valley near the border with Syria, Lebanon, on Sept. 11. (Hussein Malla/Associated Press) #

An aerial view of the Zaatari refugee camp, near the Jordanian city of Mafraq on July 18. The civil war that has unfolded in Syria over the past two and a half years has killed more than 100,000 people and driven millions from their homes. (Mandel Ngan/Reuters) #

Men search for survivors amid the rubble of collapsed buildings at a site hit by what activists say was a car bomb in Raqqa province, eastern Syria August 29. (A Free Syrian Army fighter takes a position as he aims his weapon at the Justice Palace, which is controlled by forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad, in Aleppo on September 13. (Hamid Khatib/Reuters) #

A Free Syrian Army fighter takes a position as he aims his weapon at the Justice Palace, which is controlled by forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad, in Aleppo on September 13. (Hamid Khatib/Reuters ) #

A boy chats with a Free Syrian Army fighter as he waits his turn to cross the Karaj al-Hajez crossing, a passageway separating Aleppo's Bustan al-Qasr, which is under rebel control, and Al-Masharqa neighbourhood, an area controlled by President Bashar al-Assad's regime on September 9. (Hamid Khatib/Reuters) #

A Free Syrian Army fighter takes up a position on the stairs of a building as he monitors the movements of snipers loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in the old city of Aleppo, September 2. (Molhem Barakat/Reuters) #

Smugglers carrying blue jerry cans on horses ride back to Syria along the wire fences after ferrying fuel smuggled into Turkey from over the border in Syria, located opposite the Syrian commercial crossing point Bab al-Hawa in Reyhanli, Hatay province, September 8 . Each night, fuel is smuggled into Turkey from over the border in Syria. The thousands of liters of diesel that make their way by cover of darkness to Turkey's southern Hatay province are a financial lifeline for Syria's rebels, as well as a source of income for Turkish middlemen. (Umit Bektas/Reuters) #

Free Syrian Army fighters are seen chatting from inside a damaged room in al-Aseela neighborhood near Aleppo's historic citadel which is controlled by forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad, September 13. (Nour Kelze/Reuters) #

A wounded Syrian girl sits on a hospital bed at Ziv Medical Center in the northern Israeli town of Safed, September 9. What started this year as a trickle is now a steady flow of Syrians, scores of civilians and fighters wounded in the civil war and being discreetly brought across the Golan frontline into Israel - a country with which Syria is formally still at war. (Baz Ratner/Reuters) #

Syrian refugee boys wash their hands inside a kitchen a temporary refugee camp in the eastern Lebanese town of Al-Faour in the Bekaa valley near the border with Syria, Sept. 11. Lebanon, which shares a border with Syria, is already host to nearly 1 million Syrian refugees. (Nariman El-Mofty/Associated Press) #

Palestinian mother Hadia al-Fut holds a photograph of her Syrian husband Mohammed, 27, a member of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine General Command (PFLP-GC) who was killed during fighting in the Yarmouk refugee camp in the Syrian capital Damascus on September 12, against rebels forces, including fighters of the Al-Nusra Front, a jihadist rebel group, who control 75 percent of the camp. (Anwar AmroAFP/Getty Images) #

U.N. chemical weapons experts will likely confirm that poison gas was used in an August 21 attack on Damascus suburbs that killed hundreds of people, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on September 13. (Muzaffar Salman/Reuters) #

Rebel fighters take position on a front line in the Yarmouk refugee camp in the Syrian capital Damascus on September 11, where reported clashes between the rebels and fighters loyal to the regime forces have been taking place. Yarmuk has been the scene of fierce clashes for months between opposition fighters and forces loyal the regime of President Bashar al-Assad. (Ward Al-Keswani/AFP/Getty Images) #

A syrian girl who came from Alawite neighbourhood of Syria in the Pir Sultan Abdal Foundation which belongs to Turkish Alawite community on September 8, at Gazi district, in Istanbul. Around 2000 Syrian Alawite refugees came to Istanbul in last mounths after hard clashes in North Syria. (Ozan Kose/AFP/Getty Images) #
 
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