It appears that violence is not going to stop anytime soon in Syria. Veteran American journalist Marie Colvin, who reported for London’s Sunday Times, and French freelance photojournalist Remi Ochlik were killed in the latest onslaught of the district, French Culture Minister Frederic Mitterrand said.

US State Department spokesperson Victoria Nuland condemned the "tragic incident" as "another example of the shameless brutality of the Assad regime. [NowLebanon]