As you can see, Jobar is in the dark while regime-held neighborhoods closer to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's seat of power are lit up.
The view indicates the most heartbreaking reality of the 31-month civil war: At its core, the war pits Syrians against Syrians. And it's tearing the country apart.
Yes, there are foreign jihadists fighting with the rebels as well as Iranian troops, Iraqi militias, and guerrilla fighters from the Lebanese group Hezbollah fighting with the Syrian army.
But overwhelmingly, the people that are dying, fleeing, and fighting are Syrians. Linkback: https://tubagbohol.mikeligalig.com/index.php?topic=76285.0