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Starry nights and empty streets in Syria

The stars fill the night sky over the eerily quiet streets of rebel-held Idlib, Syria, but the calm might not last much longer – now that Syrian government forces have recaptured Aleppo in a crushing offensive, they are likely to turn their attentions to Idlib. (Reuters)

Photography by Ammar Abdullah/Reuters

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SYRIA. Idlib governorate. Near Ariha. May 12, 2015. A rebel fighter rests along a trench at the front-line where the rebel fighters announced the start of an offensive to take control of Ariha town from forces loyal to Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad.

Photograph: Ammar Abdullah/Reuters