10 Photos of War-Torn Syria’s Capital Damascus NightLife before ISIS Destroyed this Nation


The Syrian civil war has been raging for more than four years, and while millions of refugees have fled the country, there are many young Syrians who are just trying to live normal lives. In Damascus’ Old City, just a mile away from the war’s front lines, young Syrians have started going to bars and clubs in an effort to experience normality. 

This is not something you would have seen two years ago – many of these bars have opened just over the past couple of months. Below, take a look at what nightlife is like in Damascus’ Old City, as captured by Reuters photographer Omar Sanadiki:

However, Security in Damascus improved in February, after Russia’s intervention and a partial truce brought a sense of calm.

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