Syria and Siberia

Around Latakia, Tam Hussein explores the ideals of the rebel fighters of the Islamist rebel brigade Ansar as-Sham. He has seen their ideology and rhetoric change over several visits to Syria, and now observes they seem to be digging for the long haul or a relentless and lasting war.

In Siberia, it's finally spring - or maybe straight into summer - and there is a new crop of arts events to take in. Oliver Condy of BBC Music Magazine takes a seat among the excited concert-goers as the Trans Siberian Art Festival sweeps into the provincial town of Berdsk.

(Photo: Rebel fighters from the Ansar al-Sham brigade hold a position on a ridge overlooking the Mediterranean sea reportedly in the village of Kasab, April 2014. Credit: Ali Nasser/AFP/Getty Images)

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