After months of shelling by security forces, parts of Syria's city of Homs have been left in ruins.
Homs has been the capital of resistance in the 13-month long conflict between opposition forces and the regime of president Bashar Assad. Government troops shelled the city in a brutal weeks-long siege in February 2012 that killed hundreds of people. Despite Assad's agreement to a U.N.-brokered ceasefire, the Syrian regime continues to pound the city intermittently.
Take a look at the destruction in Homs in the slideshow below.