Reporter's Notebook: Images from 10 days in Syria
Senior Foreign Affairs Correspondent Greg Palkot and cameraman Pierre Zakrzewski were recently in Syria. They were some of the only western media allowed in. Their reporting was monitored by the Syrian government. Here is their trip in pictures.
June 22, 2012: View of Damascus from hotel.
June 22, 2012: A small rally in Damascus passes by in favor of President Basher al-Assad to try to counter-balance dozens of anti-regime protests.
June 24, 2012: A checkpoint in Homs, indicating the city population of 1 million is on lockdown.
June 24, 2012: Explosions rattle Homs, (two-hour drive north of Damascus), the epicenter of the months’ long uprising against President Basher al-Assad.
June 26, 2012: Security outside the United Nations building in Syria.
June 26, 2012: Norwegian Gen. Robert Mood, who heads up the UN observer mission in Syria aimed at observing a cease-fire.
June 27, 2012: A pro-regime TV station on the outskirts of Damascus was attacked by dozens of gunmen who set off 6 bombs, killing 7 people.
June 27, 2012: A pro-regime TV station on the outskirts of Damascus was breached by dozens of gunmen who went on a shooting spree before setting 6 bombs, leaving 7 dead.