At an abandoned farm on high ground just inside Lebanon, Syrian refugees watched helplessly across the frontier as a government helicopter bombed the villages they had fled just a few days ago.
Ali, owner of a small aluminum-fittings factory in the southern suburbs of Beirut, is missing his Syrian laborers. “Syrians gave you good quality work, and you paid them less,” he said.
Escalating violence in Syria has shut down pharmaceutical plants, piling another worry onto the woes facing the Syrian people: Severe shortages of medicine. The World Health Organization warned Tuesday that growing clashes between forces loyal to President Bashar Assad and opposition fighters
Standing just a few strides from the Syrian border, an Iraqi was mingling with Syrian rebel units outside their camp here, trying to find one that would take him in and let him fight in the uprising.
Anadan, Syria – The guards pulled him from his cell before dawn on Monday, bound his hands, blindfolded him and drove him to an empty lot in the Syrian city of Aleppo. They sat him in a row with 10 other captives, he said, then cocked their guns and opened fire. “They sprayed us,” recalled 21-year-old […]