Syrian regime tightens its grip
The opposition in Syria is divided on the use of force as the army takes Homs, killing hundreds in the process, writes Stephen Starr.
Following a four-week siege, the Syrian army entered the devastated area of Bab Amr in Homs last Thursday, as international aid agencies reported difficulties in distributing humanitarian assistance in parts of the city.
Yesterday the Red Cross had hoped to deliver a convoy of aid, but was told by authorities it was too dangerous because of the threat of mines.
United Nations Secretary General, Ban Ki-Moon, meanwhile claimed that Syrian authorities were committing widespread crimes...
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