Author: Youmna al-Dimashqi
Youmna al-Dimashqi is an independent Syrian freelance journalist and a regular Syria Deeply contributor.

Ayad Saryoul has spent most of the past month in an underground shelter that he shares with his family and 40 other people. Sometimes spending 18 hours straight underground, he passes the time by counting the number of rockets and shells that fall on the besieged Eastern Ghouta suburbs of Damascus. (More…)