epa06677852 A picture taken through the window of a bus shows a woman standing in a street under the portrait of Syrian president Bashar al-Assad, in an unspecified town in Aleppo province, northern Syria, 18 April 2018. The previous day, folklore shows and traditional songs were performed in the Citadel Theater of besieged city of Aleppo to mark Syria's Independence Day.  EPA/YOUSSEF BADAWI
A picture taken through the window of a bus shows a woman standing in a street under the portrait of Syrian president Bashar al-Assad, in an unspecified town in Aleppo province, northern Syria, 18 AprShow more

Life in the slow lane of isolated Aleppo