Syria Live Blog
Al Jazeera's James Bays meets opposition fighters in Homs province.
Al Jazeera's James Bays has spent five days in Homs province, where he met opposition fighters. Najdat Ibrahim, a former soldier who says he was captured by the Free Syrian Army, joined the rebels after the checkpoint where he was serving came under attack. He tells his story in the video below.
Separately, Bays comments on army defections in this interview.