Renewed fighting erupts in Syria
13 June 2012 Last updated at 12:56 BST
Fresh fighting is reported in Syria, although both sides in the conflict reject its characterisation by a senior UN official as a civil war.
The violence comes despite both sides rejecting the characterisation of the conflict as civil war by a UN official.
The Syrian government insists it is fighting terror groups and rebels say they are defending a peaceful uprising.
Both sides have predicted a massacre at the western mountain town of Haffa, where rebel fighters are besieged.
Jim Muir reports.