The US joined 11 other nations Thursday in agreeing to "change the balance of power on the ground" in Syria. Secretary of State John Kerry said the US would provide non-lethal aid to rebels fighting the regime of President Bashar al-Assad.
Syria was rocked Wednesday morning by a deadly suicide bombing that killed the defense minister and President Bashar al-Assad's brother-in-law, the military's deputy chief of staff. It's a further sign the tide of the revolution may be turning.
As the debate over a possible US military strike in Syria continues, the fighting continues in Syria, and the anxiety rises there too. Anchor Marco Werman speaks to two residents of the coastal city of Latakia.
The US is having some issues mobilizing a coalition in its new war on the militants of ISIS. US Secretary of State John Kerry has been traveling in the Middle East and says he has support from 10 Arab nations, but what that support actually means is uncertain.
Tensions continue to rise in Syria, where the mandate of the Arab League observer mission expired Thursday. The mission was supposed to ease the crackdown on dissent. But the BBC's Lina Sinjab found many accounts of continuing violence.