Edition:
United States
Pictures | Sat Jan 26, 2013 | 9:15am EST

Syrian troops and militia push to take Sunni Homs areas

A Free Syrian Army fighter fires his rifle during heavy fighting in Mleha suburb of Damascus January 25, 2013. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A Free Syrian Army fighter fires his rifle during heavy fighting in Mleha suburb of Damascus January 25, 2013. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A Free Syrian Army fighter fires his rifle during heavy fighting in Mleha suburb of Damascus January 25, 2013. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic
Close
1 / 8
Fighters from the Free Syrian Army's Tahrir al Sham brigade move towards Syrian Army check point in Zamalka neighbourhood of Damascus January 25, 2013. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

Fighters from the Free Syrian Army's Tahrir al Sham brigade move towards Syrian Army check point in Zamalka neighbourhood of Damascus January 25, 2013. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

Fighters from the Free Syrian Army's Tahrir al Sham brigade move towards Syrian Army check point in Zamalka neighbourhood of Damascus January 25, 2013. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic
Close
2 / 8
A fighter from the Free Syrian Army's Tahrir al Sham brigade fires his rifle during heavy fighting in Mleha suburb of Damascus January 25, 2013. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A fighter from the Free Syrian Army's Tahrir al Sham brigade fires his rifle during heavy fighting in Mleha suburb of Damascus January 25, 2013. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A fighter from the Free Syrian Army's Tahrir al Sham brigade fires his rifle during heavy fighting in Mleha suburb of Damascus January 25, 2013. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic
Close
3 / 8
A fighter from the Free Syrian Army's Tahrir al Sham brigade eats his breakfast as another fighter runs carrying yogurts for their comrades during heavy fighting in Mleha suburb of Damascus January 25, 2013. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A fighter from the Free Syrian Army's Tahrir al Sham brigade eats his breakfast as another fighter runs carrying yogurts for their comrades during heavy fighting in Mleha suburb of Damascus January 25, 2013. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A fighter from the Free Syrian Army's Tahrir al Sham brigade eats his breakfast as another fighter runs carrying yogurts for their comrades during heavy fighting in Mleha suburb of Damascus January 25, 2013. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic
Close
4 / 8
A fighter from the Free Syrian Army's Tahrir al Sham brigade runs as he carries yogurt for his comrades during heavy fighting in Mleha suburb of Damascus January 25, 2013. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A fighter from the Free Syrian Army's Tahrir al Sham brigade runs as he carries yogurt for his comrades during heavy fighting in Mleha suburb of Damascus January 25, 2013. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A fighter from the Free Syrian Army's Tahrir al Sham brigade runs as he carries yogurt for his comrades during heavy fighting in Mleha suburb of Damascus January 25, 2013. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic
Close
5 / 8
A man from the northern Syrian town of Ras al-Ain walks along the border fence as he is pictured from the Turkish border town of Ceylanpinar, Sanliurfa province January 25, 2013. REUTERS/Osman Orsal

A man from the northern Syrian town of Ras al-Ain walks along the border fence as he is pictured from the Turkish border town of Ceylanpinar, Sanliurfa province January 25, 2013. REUTERS/Osman Orsal

A man from the northern Syrian town of Ras al-Ain walks along the border fence as he is pictured from the Turkish border town of Ceylanpinar, Sanliurfa province January 25, 2013. REUTERS/Osman Orsal
Close
6 / 8
Turkish soldiers take up their position near the border with Syria at the Turkish border town of Ceylanpinar, Sanliurfa province January 25, 2013. REUTERS/Osman Orsal

Turkish soldiers take up their position near the border with Syria at the Turkish border town of Ceylanpinar, Sanliurfa province January 25, 2013. REUTERS/Osman Orsal

Turkish soldiers take up their position near the border with Syria at the Turkish border town of Ceylanpinar, Sanliurfa province January 25, 2013. REUTERS/Osman Orsal
Close
7 / 8
Syrians from Ras al-Ain walk at the border line as they are pictured from the Turkish border town of Ceylanpinar, Sanliurfa province January 25, 2013. REUTERS/Osman Orsal

Syrians from Ras al-Ain walk at the border line as they are pictured from the Turkish border town of Ceylanpinar, Sanliurfa province January 25, 2013. REUTERS/Osman Orsal

Syrians from Ras al-Ain walk at the border line as they are pictured from the Turkish border town of Ceylanpinar, Sanliurfa province January 25, 2013. REUTERS/Osman Orsal
Close
8 / 8

Next Slideshows

First Patriot missiles to defend Turkey against Syria go active

ADANA, Turkey (Reuters) - The first of six Patriot missile batteries being sent by NATO countries to defend Turkey from possible attack from Syria went...

Jan 26 2013

Uganda again arrests leading opposition politician Besigye

KAMPALA (Reuters) - Leading opposition politician Kizza Besigye was arrested for planning anti-government riots in the Ugandan capital Kampala, police said on...

Jan 26 2013

Five Indian sailors kidnapped off Nigeria freed

ABUJA (Reuters) - Five Indian sailors kidnapped when their ship was attacked off the coast of Nigeria last month have been released, the vessel's operating...

Jan 26 2013

Fire guts Bangladesh garment factory, six killed

DHAKA (Reuters) - Fire raced through a small garment factory in the Bangladesh capital on Saturday, killing at least six employees and injuring 10, firefighters...

Jan 26 2013

MORE IN PICTURES

Earthquake rattles Mexico City

Earthquake rattles Mexico City

The death toll is rising after a major earthquake of magnitude 7.1 struck central Mexico, toppling buildings in the heavily populated capital where rescuers searched frantically for survivors under the rubble.

Hillary Clinton's book tour

Hillary Clinton's book tour

The former Democratic presidential candidate promotes her new book, "What Happened".

Inside the U.N. General Assembly

Inside the U.N. General Assembly

World leaders from 193 member states gather for the global body's annual meeting.

Hurricane Maria slams Caribbean

Hurricane Maria slams Caribbean

Hurricane Maria is the second major storm to hit the Caribbean this month.

London Fashion Week

London Fashion Week

Backstage and collection highlights from London.

Trump addresses U.N. General Assembly

Trump addresses U.N. General Assembly

President Donald Trump addresses the 193-member body of the United Nations for the first time.

Countdown to German election

Countdown to German election

On the campaign trail as as Germans prepare to go to the polls.

Russian war games rattle West

Russian war games rattle West

Russia's biggest war games since 2013 have the West looking on nervously.

Today in Sports

Today in Sports

Our top sports photography of the day.

Trending Collections

Pictures

Podcast