Photo Gallery Zabadani, a City of Contradictions

The battle around the Syrian city of Zabadani puts the absurdity of the country's civil war on display. Rebels make deals with state security officials living in the city, the military regularly fires artillery from the mountains and nighttime street cleaners clear out rubble so blacked-out cars can race through the streets at night.
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