Reports emerged from Syria over the weekend of a mass execution in the Damascus suburb of Daraya. If confirmed, it would be the worst atrocity in the year-long civil war. Meanwhile, an academic in the United States sees a grim, Lebanon-like future for Syria.
The organization Amnesty USA collected satellite images from Aleppo, Syria, which they say show the devastating effects of heavy artillery. Anchor Lisa Mullins talks to Amnesty USA Director of crisis prevention and response, Scott Edwards.
Syria's rebels have taken hold of several key areas of Aleppo, the country's largest city, but the Syrian Army is mounting a concerted counter attack to try and drive them out of the country's commercial heart.
Syria's ongoing civil war has moved to Aleppo, where rebels and government forces have squared off in several days of violent battles. Both sides claimed victories on Monday, but the real losers are the civilians.
Syria's Christians are facing increasing dangers. Mar Gregorios, Archbishop of Aleppo tells Aaron Schachter about competing pressures Orthodox Christians face as they try to position themselves for when President Bashar al-Assad is no longer in power.
Aleppo is one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world. The entire downtown area is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. And before the revolution in 2011, it had a thriving arts and cultural scene. We try to get a sense of what has been lost.