Saturday, February 11, 2012

Syria: Opposition Stronghold Prepares For Assault

Idlib is a city in waiting, waiting for what it believes has become inevitable - the Assad attack.

The city, with its population of about 100,000 says it is ready.

The rebel flag is flying in the centre and tens of thousands have turned out after prayers to demand President Bashar Assad stands down. Activists put the number at about 40,000.

Sky News was welcomed by crowds of protesters, who are desperate to get the message out to the outside world.

It is becoming increasingly difficult for them - the communication network is cut and water and power supplies are intermittent. Read More