Mar 12, 2013
The Daily Star
Syria rebels, army locked in combat in Homs, Damascus
BEIRUT: Syrian rebels and troops fought fierce battles over a keenly contested neighbourhood of Homs on Tuesday, as fresh clashes broke out on the road linking Damascus to its international airport, activists said.
Ransom, retribution fuel Syria kidnap spree
When you're kidnapped in Syria, you may not know if you've been taken for your political views or your bank balance.