U.S. And U.K. Withdraw Diplomats From Syria
by: Kelly McEvers, NPR, February 6, 2012 2:02:00 pm
Syrian government forces continued the bombardment of the central city of Homs for the third straight day on Monday. Anti-government activists say over 200 people have been killed in the city since Saturday. As the violence escalated around the country, the U.S. shut down its embassy in Damascus, and the U.K. withdrew its ambassador from the Syrian capital.