Photos: Zabadani, Syria

I just returned from a week-long reporting trip in Syria and will be publishing a three-part series at

I spent most of my time in Zabadani, a mountain town about 20 miles northwest of Damascus near the Lebanese border. Zabadani is subject to daily shelling by the Syrian army from tanks and artillery guns stationed more than two miles away on the mountaintops that surround the town.

Click on the picture below for a brief slideshow from my trip (unfortunately my camera wasn’t working so my iPhone had to suffice).

Note: Click on ‘Show Info’ on the top right hand corner of the slideshow to see the captions.

Warning: A couple of the photos near the end of the slideshow are graphic.