Assad's forces in Aleppo are reportedly killing civilians in their homes — including women and children
Rebels in a key area near the capital are fighting each other instead of the regime, and Assad's army is taking advantage of it. The results may be catastrophic.
Though the UK's decision to launch airstrikes in Syria was hotly debated and met with protests, it's a largely symbolic move.
But it's hard to make a rational argument against something so completely unconcerned with reason.
Jordan has taken in more than half a million Syrian refugees, but says it can no longer cope and has shut one of its last entry points — leaving up to a thousand migrants stranded in the desert.