The Syrian president - Bashar al-Assad - has cast his vote in a controversial presidential election, which he is widely expected to win.
The balloting, Syria's first multi-candidate election in more than 40 years, comes as a devastating, three-year civil war that activists say has killed more than 160,000 people, about a third of them civilians, rages on.
The opposition and government critics have condemned the vote as a sham. Syria's two main internal opposition groups are boycotting the vote while many activists around the country refer to it as "blood elections".
11-year-old Saleh has lost his mother, father, and left leg to Syria's bloody civil war, as the country votes in today's 'farce' elections.
In rebel areas today's elections have been dismissed as a sham, and many are running their own mock elections to remember their dead.