Friday October 5th, 2012
'It Is Our Soul': The Destruction of Aleppo, Syria's Oldest City (The Atlantic)
Warfare and chaos have come to the ancient streets of Aleppo, Syria's largest city. Rebel groups battling Syrian government forces moved into the metropolis in recent weeks. Fierce street battles and air attacks followed, leaving behind a shattered city, strewn with charred rubble and bodies in many places.