A rebel commander fighting the battle for Syria's biggest city Aleppo has criticised the British Government for failing to provide them with weapons.
Clashes are raging across Syria as the rebellion grows increasingly bloody, particularly in Aleppo, where the army and rebels appear stuck in a war of attrition.
A report from Human Rights Watch details how the regime is increasingly using its air assets to pound rebel positions - but it is Syria's civilians who are bearing the brunt.
The regime is using its superior firepower to crushing effect - and relying on it more and more.
Haji Marea, one of the main commanders from the Tawed Brigade fighting in Aleppo, insists the rebels could win in days with a no-fly zone or anti-aircraft weaponry.
He is furious at British Foreign Secretary William Hague's offer of just communication equipment.
"This is not help. It is a joke. He thinks we are simple people so today he's going to send us help like radios and food. We don't need this help. We need weapons to defend ourselves," he said.
"The Syrian people know the British are people who like culture and development and they like helping others.
"But, unfortunately, the Government there is not good - especially William Hague. Look what he has said he'll give us. This is not acceptable for any human being.
"A 10-year-old boy would not accept what William Hague is offering."
The regime's air assets are being used to target rebel leaders like Moudar Najjar.
The bombs that landed on Mr Najjar's house failed to go off, but it did not stop state TV from announcing his death.
Mr Najjar told Sky News: "This regime, because of its failure, can only use aircraft and artillery."
In the capital Damascus, opposition activists said Syrian fighter jets killed at least 60 people on Monday in neighbourhoods in Zemalka and Saqba.
Video footage seen by a Reuters reporter of the aftermath of an attack by one of the planes showed people running away from an apartment building with their children, before the six-storey building collapsed.
An attack helicopter which had been hovering over the city was apparently shot down by the Free Syrian Army during the fighting.
The violence was reported to have continued on Tuesday with the army pounding parts of the east of Damascus with artillery. Military helicopters have dropped leaflets on the area urging the rebels to hand over their weapons or face death.
Meanwhile, Turkey has said that about 9,000 Syrians who have fled the fighting are waiting at the border for more refugee camps to open.
Turkey is already housing 80,000 refugees who have fled since the uprising began 17 months ago, but is now calling for protected buffer zones inside Syria where the displaced can be protected.