Pool of blood is seen at a vegetable market hit by what activists said was shelling by forces loyal to Syria's President al-Assad in Aleppo Reuters

Banking in conflict zones such as in Egypt, Libya, Syria and Somalia reveal what lengths people must go through to get money, since most ATMs and banks are closed.

Christoper Harress, global finance reporter for the International Business Times, discusses how people use banking in war zones, and highlights examples from his article “Global Financial Services In Conflict Zones: Banking In Egypt, Libya, Syria, Somalia And Other Countries Where Financial Services Have Fled.”