Edition:
United Kingdom
Pictures | Wed May 3, 2017 | 6:21pm BST

Besieged in rebel-held Douma

An aid convoy of food and medical supplies reaches the rebel-held besieged Syrian town of Douma, Damascus. An aid convoy of food and medical supplies has reached the besieged Syrian town of Douma for the first time since October.  



REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

An aid convoy of food and medical supplies reaches the rebel-held besieged Syrian town of Douma, Damascus. An aid convoy of food and medical supplies has reached the besieged Syrian town of Douma for the first time since October. REUTERS/Bassam...more

An aid convoy of food and medical supplies reaches the rebel-held besieged Syrian town of Douma, Damascus. An aid convoy of food and medical supplies has reached the besieged Syrian town of Douma for the first time since October. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh
Close
1 / 26
Relief workers unload humanitarian aid in the rebel-held besieged Syrian town of Douma. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

Relief workers unload humanitarian aid in the rebel-held besieged Syrian town of Douma. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

Relief workers unload humanitarian aid in the rebel-held besieged Syrian town of Douma. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh
Close
2 / 26
Girls attend a war safety awareness campaign, given by Civil Defence members, inside a school in the rebel held besieged city of Douma. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

Girls attend a war safety awareness campaign, given by Civil Defence members, inside a school in the rebel held besieged city of Douma. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

Girls attend a war safety awareness campaign, given by Civil Defence members, inside a school in the rebel held besieged city of Douma. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh
Close
3 / 26
A man removes rubble at a damaged site after airstrikes in the rebel held besieged Douma neighborhood. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

A man removes rubble at a damaged site after airstrikes in the rebel held besieged Douma neighborhood. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

A man removes rubble at a damaged site after airstrikes in the rebel held besieged Douma neighborhood. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh
Close
4 / 26
Injured pigeons lie under a hanging picture, on damaged bird cages, after an airstrike on the rebel held besieged city of Douma, April 2017. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

Injured pigeons lie under a hanging picture, on damaged bird cages, after an airstrike on the rebel held besieged city of Douma, April 2017. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

Injured pigeons lie under a hanging picture, on damaged bird cages, after an airstrike on the rebel held besieged city of Douma, April 2017. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh
Close
5 / 26
Boys play on a wrecked car in the rebel held besieged Douma neighbourhood of Damascus. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

Boys play on a wrecked car in the rebel held besieged Douma neighbourhood of Damascus. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

Boys play on a wrecked car in the rebel held besieged Douma neighbourhood of Damascus. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh
Close
6 / 26
Boys attend a war safety awareness campaign, given by Civil Defence members, inside a school in the rebel held besieged city of Douma. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

Boys attend a war safety awareness campaign, given by Civil Defence members, inside a school in the rebel held besieged city of Douma. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

Boys attend a war safety awareness campaign, given by Civil Defence members, inside a school in the rebel held besieged city of Douma. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh
Close
7 / 26
A civil defence member works amid burning vehicles at a site hit by airstrikes in the rebel held besieged Douma neighbourhood of Damascus, February 2017. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

A civil defence member works amid burning vehicles at a site hit by airstrikes in the rebel held besieged Douma neighbourhood of Damascus, February 2017. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

A civil defence member works amid burning vehicles at a site hit by airstrikes in the rebel held besieged Douma neighbourhood of Damascus, February 2017. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh
Close
8 / 26
Men bury bodies in a graveyard after airstrikes in the rebel held besieged Douma neighbourhood, April 2017. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

Men bury bodies in a graveyard after airstrikes in the rebel held besieged Douma neighbourhood, April 2017. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

Men bury bodies in a graveyard after airstrikes in the rebel held besieged Douma neighbourhood, April 2017. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh
Close
9 / 26
A damaged model of planets is pictured inside a damaged school in the rebel held besieged city of Douma. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

A damaged model of planets is pictured inside a damaged school in the rebel held besieged city of Douma. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

A damaged model of planets is pictured inside a damaged school in the rebel held besieged city of Douma. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh
Close
10 / 26
A girl wearing a butterfly headband poses for a picture near damaged buildings in Douma. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

A girl wearing a butterfly headband poses for a picture near damaged buildings in Douma. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

A girl wearing a butterfly headband poses for a picture near damaged buildings in Douma. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh
Close
11 / 26
Salah Skaff, 25, reacts showing a picture of his daughter Amira Skaff, 1.5 years old, who died after an airstrike on  Douma, April 2017. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

Salah Skaff, 25, reacts showing a picture of his daughter Amira Skaff, 1.5 years old, who died after an airstrike on Douma, April 2017. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

Salah Skaff, 25, reacts showing a picture of his daughter Amira Skaff, 1.5 years old, who died after an airstrike on Douma, April 2017. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh
Close
12 / 26
A boy herds sheep near damaged buildings in Douma. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

A boy herds sheep near damaged buildings in Douma. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

A boy herds sheep near damaged buildings in Douma. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh
Close
13 / 26
A man is fed while receiving treatment inside the dialysis center in Douma, March 2017. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

A man is fed while receiving treatment inside the dialysis center in Douma, March 2017. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

A man is fed while receiving treatment inside the dialysis center in Douma, March 2017. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh
Close
14 / 26
A man tries to put out a fire at a site hit by airstrikes in  Douma, February 2017. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

A man tries to put out a fire at a site hit by airstrikes in Douma, February 2017. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

A man tries to put out a fire at a site hit by airstrikes in Douma, February 2017. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh
Close
15 / 26
Civil defence members work at a site hit by airstrikes in Douma, February 2017. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

Civil defence members work at a site hit by airstrikes in Douma, February 2017. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

Civil defence members work at a site hit by airstrikes in Douma, February 2017. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh
Close
16 / 26
A woman pushes a baby trolley past damaged buildings in Douma. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

A woman pushes a baby trolley past damaged buildings in Douma. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

A woman pushes a baby trolley past damaged buildings in Douma. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh
Close
17 / 26
People attempt to identify bodies after airstrikes in Douma April 2017. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

People attempt to identify bodies after airstrikes in Douma April 2017. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

People attempt to identify bodies after airstrikes in Douma April 2017. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh
Close
18 / 26
A girl plays behind a curtain in Douma, January 2017. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

A girl plays behind a curtain in Douma, January 2017. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

A girl plays behind a curtain in Douma, January 2017. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh
Close
19 / 26
A boy runs near damaged buildings in Douma, January 2017. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

A boy runs near damaged buildings in Douma, January 2017. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

A boy runs near damaged buildings in Douma, January 2017. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh
Close
20 / 26
Civil defence members try to put out a fire at a site hit by airstrikes in Douma, February 2017. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

Civil defence members try to put out a fire at a site hit by airstrikes in Douma, February 2017. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

Civil defence members try to put out a fire at a site hit by airstrikes in Douma, February 2017. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh
Close
21 / 26
A damaged classroom is pictured in Douma. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

A damaged classroom is pictured in Douma. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

A damaged classroom is pictured in Douma. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh
Close
22 / 26
Men inspect damage after an airstrike in Douma, April 2017. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

Men inspect damage after an airstrike in Douma, April 2017. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

Men inspect damage after an airstrike in Douma, April 2017. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh
Close
23 / 26
Graffiti reading "there is no house" in Arabic is sprayed on the wall of a damaged house in the rebel held besieged city of Douma. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

Graffiti reading "there is no house" in Arabic is sprayed on the wall of a damaged house in the rebel held besieged city of Douma. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

Graffiti reading "there is no house" in Arabic is sprayed on the wall of a damaged house in the rebel held besieged city of Douma. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh
Close
24 / 26
A civilian rides a bicycle past a cemetery in Douma.
 REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

A civilian rides a bicycle past a cemetery in Douma. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

A civilian rides a bicycle past a cemetery in Douma. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh
Close
25 / 26
Boys ride a bicycle in Douma. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

Boys ride a bicycle in Douma. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

Boys ride a bicycle in Douma. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh
Close
26 / 26

Next Slideshows

Albino animals

Rare creatures from the animal world.

02 May 2017

Reunited for three minutes at Mexico-U.S. border

Separated relatives are briefly reunited as U.S. border patrol agents open a gate to allow families to hug along the Mexico and U.S border.

01 May 2017

Brazil on strike

Nationwide strikes to protest austerity measures cripple several major cities across the country.

29 Apr 2017

After Boko Haram

A multinational force pushed Boko Haram militants from the Nigerian state of Borno, but thousands still remain displaced.

28 Apr 2017

MORE IN PICTURES

Mourning for Manchester

Mourning for Manchester

Makeshift memorials and tributes to victims of the deadly attack at an Ariana Grande concert.

President Trump's first foreign trip

President Trump's first foreign trip

Donald Trump, on his first overseas trip as president, is on a nine-day journey through the Middle East and Europe.

Baseball for the blind in Cuba

Baseball for the blind in Cuba

The Communist-run country quickly adopted this version of blind baseball after it was developed in the 1990s in Italy, but it has only really caught on in recent years, spreading to all corners of the Caribbean island.

Venezuela's volunteer protest medics

Venezuela's volunteer protest medics

Medicine students, doctors and volunteers don white helmets with a green cross, treating injured protesters affected by rubber bullets and tear gas amid shortages of medical supplies and drugs.

The month of Ramadan

The month of Ramadan

Muslims mark the holy month of Ramadan with fasting and prayer.

Photos of the week

Photos of the week

Our top photos from the past week.

Best of Cannes

Best of Cannes

Highlights from the 70th Cannes Film Festival on the French Riviera.

Sydney's festival of lights

Sydney's festival of lights

Visitors take in the Sydney Vivid Festival of light and sound.

The life of John F. Kennedy

The life of John F. Kennedy

The life of the 35th president of the United States, to mark the centennial of his birth.

Trending Collections

Pictures

Podcast