Mideast Syria

June 19, 2012 - 10:16 AM
This image made from amateur video released by the Ugarit News and accessed Tuesday, June 19, 2012, purports to show black smoke rising from buildings in Rastan town, Homs, Syria. Syria's government said Tuesday it was ready to act on a U.N. call to evacuate civilians trapped in the rebellious central city of Homs for more than a week, but blamed rebels for obstructing efforts to get them out. (AP Photo/Ugarit News via AP video) TV OUT, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS CANNOT INDEPENDENTLY VERIFY THE CONTENT, DATE, LOCATION OR AUTHENTICITY OF THIS MATERIAL