A Syrian man carries a child after evacuating from the Eastern Ghouta enclave into the government side of the Wafideen checkpoint on the outskirts of the Syrian capital Damascus on March 14, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / LOUAI BESHARA

Bombing and bloodshed in Syria to rage on as seven-year war shows no signs of easing

It all started in 2011 when economic problems and a lack of freedom caused resentment and protests against President Assad’s rule. The resulting conflict allowed IS to flourish and created the world’s worst refugee crisis in decades

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A Syrian man carries a child after evacuating from the Eastern Ghouta enclave into the government side of the Wafideen checkpoint on the outskirts of the Syrian capital Damascus on March 14, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / LOUAI BESHARA
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