Cameraman slain, Syria TV claims

A pro-government Syrian TV station said Monday one of its cameramen who was kidnapped three days ago is believed to be dead while the others are being held by rebels near the capital Damascus. Gunmen kidnapped the cameraman Friday along with three other employees

Doctors in Syria war zones risk all to treat wounded

A week ago, British-Syrian doctor known as Abu Shamel was playing with his young son at home in Manchester. Now he is crouching on a street corner in Syria’s Aleppo, picking a sniper bullet out of a confused and screaming man as gunfire

Doctors struggle to save wounded children in Homs, Syria

The shrapnel wound is in the toddler’s left side. The boy needs “a proper hospital,” the doctor says, not the makeshift clinic in the Syrian city of Homs where he’s being treated. “Even the children are not allowed to get there,” he says. “Where is the Red Cross that was negotiating yesterday?”