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Syria crisis: a beseiged Damascus remains loyal to Assad

Posted by seumasach on December 10, 2012

Telegraph

9th December, 2012

The resident of Damascus’ Old City turned restlessly in her bed. It was late at night, but for the fourth day running, it was impossible to sleep. The booms of artillery seemed closer now; the thuds of fallin shells came with steady regularity, each time rippling the water in the glass by her bedside.

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