There was continued heavy fighting in Damascus and several other parts of Syria on Friday. As the casualties mount, thousands of civilians are fleeing their homes. Around 30,000 people have crossed the border into Lebanon in the past two days and others are heading to Jordan, Turkey and Iraq.
U.N. Extends Observer Mission In Syria
Fri, July 20, 2012 7:00pm
Story by Peter Kenyon
Listen to this story on npr.org »