The Syrian civil war is a bloody and complex one. Youtube user Vox has summarised the origin and factions within the conflict. In 5 minutes!
Syria is a country turned into a rubbled, bloody battlefield. The civil war that has transformed the country has been raging since 2011. But how did it start? Who is involved, and more importantly, who is fighting for who?
Youtube user Vox has whipped up a snappy explainer – outlining the factions on the ground, their international backers and highlighting the subsequent actions since the first shots were fired.