22 Oct. 2018
Children play soccer in al-Khalidiya area, in the government-controlled part of Homs, Syria, September 18, 2018. In the al-Khalidiya district of Homs, retaken by the government in 2013, after heavy army bombardment and air strikes, the slow nature of recovery is clear. Much of the neighbourhood is a ghost town, uninhabited and closed by the army. REUTERS/Marko Djurica SEARCH "SYRIA LIFE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.