Protests continue in Syria (26 images)

As many contend that the country is rapidly approaching a full-blown civil war, protesters in Syria continued their efforts to destabilize President Basha al-Assad's regime, while Assad's forces continued their shelling of the city of Homs on Feb. 14, 2012.
Updated: Feb. 15, 2012 at 11:55 AM
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Syrian tank is seen in a neighborhood of Zabadani, near Damascus, in Syria February 15, 2012. Syria's President Bashar al-Assad has called for referendum on a new constitution that would effectively end nearly five decades of single party rule, it was announced today. UPI
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