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)
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.