March 9, 2012 Valerie Amos says "almost all the buildings had been destroyed and there were hardly any people left" in the hard-hit Baba Amr district of Homs when she visited this week.
March 5, 2012 The 2008 Republican presidential nominee also supported the allied air operation against the regime of Libya's Moammar Gadhafi.
March 2, 2012 After weeks of shelling and sniper fire from Syrian Army forces, the people who remain in the Baba Amr district of the city of Homs may finally get some aid from the outside world today.
March 1, 2012 But they also opposed a resolution that condemns "widespread and systematic" human rights violations in Syria.
March 1, 2012 "This is a terrible situation," an activist tells NPR in a Skype call from near there. "We need immediate help. ... There is no food, no medication and no water."
February 29, 2012 From the Jordanian side, the lights of Daraa twinkle. It's hard to imagine the brutality that has happened there, but refugees tell harrowing stories. NPR spends time with one of them.
February 29, 2012 There are ominous reports from the district in the city of Homs, which has been under siege for weeks as President Bashar Assad's forces go after opponents.
February 24, 2012 The diplomatic pressure comes as forces loyal to President Bashar Assad continue to pound the city of Homs and surrounding areas.
February 23, 2012 Seasoned combat reporters gathered in Tripoli on Wednesday to honor Marie Colvin, a friend and fellow journalist who was killed earlier that day in Syria. And they remembered others who have died.
February 23, 2012 A panel says it has evidence that top Syrian officials "bear responsibility for crimes against humanity and other gross human rights violations" during the nearly year-long crackdown on dissent that has left thousands of civilians dead.
February 22, 2012 One of two journalists killed today, she spent her life reporting from war zones across the world to illuminate the tragedies and perils that ordinary people caught in extraordinary events face.
February 22, 2012 Troops loyal to President Bashar Assad reportedly executed nearly 30 young men in one incident. In the city of Homs, two journalists reportedly died when the building they were in was hit by shells.