21.02.2012 28.Schwat. 5772
Red Cross seeks ceasefire to bring aid; protests spread to capital undermining Assad case; Assad prepares for referendum; West, Arabs plan for anti-Assad "Friends of Syria" meeting.
Syrian forces opened fire with live ammunition on demonstrators in Damascus overnight, wounding at least four, activists said early on Tuesday as unrest continued to spread in the capital.
Demonstrations and clashes with security forces have hit Damascus in the past week, undermining President Bashar Assad's argument that an 11-month uprising has been the work of saboteurs and limited mainly to the provinces….