An inside look: daily life in Syria four years into the crisis

Published March 15th, 2015 - 06:48 GMT

On March 15, 2011, exactly four years ago today, activists called on fellow Syrians to carry out a country-wide “day of rage,” against the leadership of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

By now, international attention to the conflict has turned almost entirely to tracking the gains and reprehensible antics carried out by Daesh in northern and eastern Syria.

But there’s a lot more going on.

The Syrian government still carries out near-daily bombings on rebel-held areas across the country.

Meanwhile, a mixed-bag of anti-government fighters are combating one another as much as they are the Hezbollah and Iranian-backed Syrian army.

And caught in the middle of them all, millions of civilians struggle to maintain a shred of normalcy in a conflict with no end in sight.

Here’s a look inside Syria today.

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