Parts of Homs 'starting to look like a city at war'
Syria has rejected a plan by the Arab League for a new government of national unity to end the months of violence.
The proposal, which would require President Assad to engage in proper dialogue with the opposition, has been dismissed by the regime as 'blatant interference'.
There were more deaths today in the city of Homs which has seen some of fiercest fighting.
The BBC's Middle East editor Jeremy Bowen was taken there by government officials.
Watch more of Jeremy Bowen's reports from Syria below.
Meeting pro-Assad supporters
Jeremy Bowen meets pro-Assad supporters in Damascus
inside Syria's 'free' town Zabadani
Jeremy Bowen goes inside Syria's 'free' town Zabadani
Inside the city of Deraa
Jeremy Bowen gets rare access to the city of Deraa
23 Jan 2012