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

Struggling to define the Syrian opposition

In the weeks before he defected from Syria, then-Prime Minister Riad Hijab put feelers out to contacts in the United States and other governments. In addition to ensuring his family got out of the country, Hijab wanted guarantees that he would not be persecuted for his role in the government of President Bashar al-Assad,