Saraqeb rejoiced when the heart of the regime was struck. Then the President’s soldiers hit back
A TIME correspondent sends in a dispatch from a town in the restive northern Syrian province of Idlib. On a day when rebels managed to kill four top figures in the regime of Syrian President Bashar Assad, there were reminders …
Besieged Idlib province has been sending reinforcements to rebels in the capital. Now, it celebrates a stunning victory–the assassination of two members of President Assad’s inner circle.
Allegations of large weapons consignments abound, and TIME tracks down two men believed to be main distributors to gauge the extent of the infusions — and the plight of the ragtag rebel bands desperate for help
As the death toll mounts in Syria, attention falls on the shadowy paramilitary gangs now implicated in some of the country’s worst massacres