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Homs Shelling

Syrian Army Claims It Made Crucial Gains In Homs

AP | ZEINA KARAM and BASSEM MROUE | Posted 09.07.2013 | World

BEIRUT — Egypt restricted the ability of Syrians to enter the country on Monday, with officials citing reports that a large number of Syrians we...

Syrian Fighter Jets Hit Homs

AP | BASSEM MROUE | Posted 08.29.2013 | World

BEIRUT — Government troops launched a series of attacks in central Syria Saturday, striking with artillery, tanks and warplanes in a drive to ca...

Red Cross Retreats From Embattled Syrian City

Reuters | Posted 08.21.2012 | World

GENEVA, June 21 (Reuters) - Aid workers hoping to evacuate trapped civilians and wounded were unable to enter hard-hit areas of the Syrian city of H...

In Homs, 'Sunni Markets' Sell Spoils Of War At Discount Prices

Reuters | Posted 08.18.2012 | World

BEIRUT, June 19 (Reuters) - They call it the "Sunni market" - a comic term with a dark undertone. As rockets and gunfire crackle in th...

U.N Demands Civilian Evacuation In Homs

AP | DIAA HADID | Posted 06.17.2012 | World

BEIRUT -- The head of the U.N. observers' mission in Syria demanded Sunday that warring parties allow the evacuation of women, children, elderly and s...

'Mortars Came Down By The Dozens'

AP | DIAA HADID and ZEINA KARAM | Posted 08.10.2012 | World

BEIRUT — Syria's main opposition group on Sunday picked a secular Kurd as its new leader after criticism that the former head was too autocratic...

Shelling Kills Dozens In Homs

AP | ZEINA KARAM | Posted 06.01.2012 | World

BEIRUT — Shells slammed into the central Syrian city of Homs Sunday, killing more than two dozen people, activists said, as Syria's government d...

Syrian Official: Homs To Be 'Cleaned'

BEN HUBBARD | Posted 04.30.2012 | World

BEIRUT (AP) — The Syrian regime showed a new determination Wednesday to crush its opponents, vowing to "cleanse" a rebel-held district in the besieg...

RENEWED SHELLING

AP | ZEINA KARAM | Posted 04.25.2012 | World

BEIRUT (AP) — President Bashar Assad's forces pounded rebel-held areas in central Syria on Friday, killing at least 22 people, activists said. More ...

Sarkozy: 'This regime must go'

Reuters | Posted 04.24.2012 | World

By Khaled Yacoub Oweis and Alistair Lyon AMMAN/BEIRUT, Feb 23 (Reuters) - The Syrian military pounded rebel-held Sunni Muslim district...

Shells Tear Through Homs

AP | ZEINA KARAM | Posted 04.24.2012 | World

BEIRUT (AP) — Medics stitch wounds with thread used for clothing. Hungry residents risk Syrian government sniper fire or shelling to hunt for dwindl...

Bombing Homs Into Submission?

Reuters | Posted 04.23.2012 | World

By Khaled Yacoub Oweis and Angus MacSwan AMMAN, Feb 22 (Reuters) - Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's forces rained rockets and bombs ...

Deadly Shelling In Restive City

AP | DALE GAVLAK and ZEINA KARAM | Posted 04.18.2012 | World

RAMTHA, Jordan — Syrian refugees fleeing to Jordan for their lives described a dramatic escalation in violence and a mounting toll of dead and w...