The events in Syria could well influence the power dynamics of the Middle East for years to come.
The president said he hoped "Russia, China or Napoleon Bonaparte" got involved.
Warplanes are bombing civilian areas as Turkey says its ground forces have crossed the border.
Citizens of Kobane in the refugee camps, Suruç "I am saying this to the whole world: We will never allow the establishment
Take a look at the media coverage of the recent uprisings in the Middle East and North Africa region. News of the sexual harassment of women in the "Arab uprising", brutal attacks, imprisonments and virginity tests of female protestors dominated the screens. Yet women played a significant role in these events. For them, the uprising was part of a long history of resistance to suppression and a lack of freedom in their countries. The fact is that women were fighting and have proved their existence despite the counter revolutionary and anti-women treatment that they were receiving.