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Homs Violence

Syrian Troops Pummel Rebel-Held Areas In Homs

AP | BASSEM MROUE | Posted 09.05.2013 | World

BEIRUT — A former Syrian political prisoner with close links to Saudi Arabia was picked Saturday to lead Syria's main Western-backed opposition ...

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...

Russia Warns Of 'Last Chance' For Syria

AP | ELIZABETH A. KENNEDY | Posted 05.25.2012 | World

BEIRUT — Syrian forces attacked flashpoint areas Sunday, carrying out raids and clashing with rebels as President Bashar Assad's allies in Russi...

'The World Has Abandoned Us'

Reuters | Posted 04.22.2012 | World

By Mariam Karouny BEIRUT, Feb 20 (Reuters) - Struggling to survive after two weeks of withering bombardment by Syrian forces, people i...

Syrian Forces Rocket Homs As Arab League Meets In Cairo

Reuters | Posted 04.13.2012 | World

By Khaled Yacoub Oweis and Angus MacSwan AMMAN/BEIRUT, Feb 12 (Reuters) - Sporadic rocket and gunfire broke a respite in Syrian govern...

Syrian Activists: 200 People Killed In Assault By Government Forces

AP | By HUSSEIN AL-QATARI | Posted 04.04.2012 | World

By HUSSEIN AL-QATARI, The Associated Press KUWAIT CITY (AP) -- Witnesses say demonstrators have stormed into the Syrian Embassy compound in Kuwait,...

Troops Kill 2 More In Syria

AP | Posted 01.08.2012 | World

By ZEINA KARAM and JOHN HEILPRIN, Associated Press BEIRUT -- The death toll from the eight-month Syrian uprising has reached 3,500, the U.N. said T...