Photo Gallery: The Destruction of Damascus
02/04/2013
It's still possible to have a coffee at a cafe in the old town of Damascus. But...
REUTERS

It's still possible to have a coffee at a cafe in the old town of Damascus. But the outskirts of the Syrian capital are embattled, with troops loyal to President Bashar Assad trying to get the upper hand on rebel groups. Here, a destryoed residential street in the neighborhood of Haresta in Damascus.