Ten Years of War Looking Back at a Decade of Violence in Syria

It has been 10 years since the beginning of the civil war in Syria. What began as a popular uprising against dictator Bashar Assad has transformed into a proxy conflict with no end in sight. Dozens of trips to the country in the last decade have born witness to the destruction.
Homs in 2014: "Kneel and submit!"

Homs in 2014: "Kneel and submit!"

Foto: Yuri Kozyrev / NOOR / laif
DER SPIEGEL 10/2021
SPIEGEL International
A market in Damascus in late 2020: A deadly standoff

A market in Damascus in late 2020: A deadly standoff

Foto: Rami al-Bustan / laif
"It's a complete and utter lie that they're only going after terrorists."

Sunday Times correspondent Marie Colvin, shortly before she was killed in a hail of shelling