Syrian security forces have resumed their crackdown on the protest hub of Homs and other cities, a day after authorities in Damascus rejected an Arab League plan calling for U.N. peacekeepers.
An anti-Syrian regime man reacts in front of flames which rise from a burning shop damaged by Syrian government forces shelling, in Baba Amr neighborhood in Homs province, central Syria, February 12, 2012. (AP/Local Coordination Committees in Syria)
A Syrian tank is seen in Bab Amro near the city of Homs, February 12, 2012. Opposition campaigners said tank fire was concentrated on two neighborhoods at the forefront of opposition to President Bashar al-Assad. (Reuters)
Black smoke rising from Syrian government shelling at Baba Amr neighborhood in Homs, February 12, 2012 (AP/Local Coordination Committees in Syria)
Demonstrators gather during a protest against President Bashar al-Assad in Daria, near Damascus, February 12, 2012. (Reuters)