Dozens of children butchered in Syria massacre
UN observers have confirmed horrifying reports from the town of Houla, which came under attack from Syrian government forces on Friday. This is the conflict’s worst confirmed atrocity so far.
Syrian army captures battered rebel stronghold
Rebels in Homs have withdrawn from the district of Baba Amr, where they have been pounded by shells for a month. The city at the heart of the Syrian uprising looks set to fall.
British reporter rescued from stricken Syrian town
Activists have rescued a photographer from the city of Homs, which is under attack from Syrian government forces. As fears grow for other trapped journalists, calls to arm rebels are mounting.
War reporter killed in brutal Syrian siege
Legendary war correspondent Marie Colvin was killed yesterday in the city of Homs by a Syrian Army shell. Her determination to expose a massacre ended up costing her life.
Blood and tears in Syrian city as attack continues
Homs, in Syria, has been under attack for nearly a week, as troops loyal to President Assad launch rockets and shells into rebel-held areas. As casualties mount, tragic stories emerge.