With more foreign intervention, the Syrian crisis got even more complicated in 2016. No ceasefire lasted more than one month and clashes continued between almost every party in Syria.
Despite the crisis, people still try live their lives with what they have left.
CCTV/CGTN’s Xu Dezhi arrived in Syria to covering the crisis in January.
This video includes some of the moments he cannot forget during his first year in this war-torn country.
From people trying to carry on with their lives to the destruction caused by the war, here are some of the moments we reported about Syria in 2016.