"It coincides with Obama," said Abir Kopty, a veteran activist and one of the organizers at bab al-Shams.
“We provide every kind of support we can to the Syrian rebels,” said Sheik Shadi Jebara, a Salafi leader in bab al-Tabbaneh.
He and other activists predicted that the forces the government used to crush bab Amro would reach Quseir by the end of the week.
Still, amid the uncertainty the residents of bab al-Salameh do their best to carve a semblance of order into their lives.
Various banners posted around bab al-Shams singled out Obama.
bab noticed that the countess was trembling when she took her hand.
By this time the procession had come to the town walls at a point near to the bab Toot.
"We will explore for the treasure if we have to stay in the house all the time," said bab.
Well, that kind of broke up bab's charm, so he set out to be a preacher.
Ruth is our chauffeur, explained bab, who was looking closely at the beautiful face of her hostess.