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# homs - Friday 7 April, 2017

First US targeted missile strike on Assad regime kills six Syrian soldiers
# Syria
# Syria

First US targeted missile strike on Assad regime kills six Syrian soldiers

Apr 7th 2017, 9:55 AM 39,578 Views 220 Comments

Trump confirmed the first American targeted strike against Assad’s regime.

# homs - Monday 28 December, 2015

Rare evacuations in Syria as latest blasts kill dozens
# Homs
# Homs

Rare evacuations in Syria as latest blasts kill dozens

Dec 28th 2015, 7:50 PM 9,705 Views 13 Comments

At least 32 people died in bomb attacks in Homs.

# homs - Sunday 10 August, 2014

Opinion: The Syrian Civil War has moved out of the limelight – and towards its endgame
# Middle East
# Middle East

Opinion: The Syrian Civil War has moved out of the limelight – and towards its endgame

Aug 10th 2014, 12:00 PM 27 Views 47 Comments

Moderate rebels are being squeezed simultaneously by IS and Assad regime forces.

# homs - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

Syrian rebels abandon last positions in Homs
# Syrian Civil War
# Syrian Civil War

Syrian rebels abandon last positions in Homs

May 7th 2014, 9:55 PM 5,054 Views 43 Comments

Homs was once the “capital of the revolution”. Now it is back in the hands of Bashar Assad.

# homs - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

Two crucified, 60 killed, as chemical weapons watchdog launches fresh probe in Syria
# Al Qaeda
# Al Qaeda

Two crucified, 60 killed, as chemical weapons watchdog launches fresh probe in Syria

Apr 30th 2014, 10:28 AM 8,159 Views 50 Comments

Up to 60 people were killed in attacks on Damascus and Homs yesterday.

# homs - Friday 7 February, 2014

Over 80 evacuated from war-torn Syrian city of Homs
# Civil War
# Civil War

Over 80 evacuated from war-torn Syrian city of Homs

Feb 7th 2014, 9:12 PM 4,276 Views 6 Comments

A three-day cease-fire is underway that will allow an evacuation by humanitarian agencies.

# homs - Sunday 26 January, 2014

No longer under siege: Women and children to be allowed leave Homs
# Syria
# Syria

No longer under siege: Women and children to be allowed leave Homs

Jan 26th 2014, 6:47 PM 6,601 Views 42 Comments

UN mediator Lakhdar Brahimi said that tomorrow he expects the two parties to talk about the “way forward”.

# homs - Friday 29 March, 2013

Residents of Syria's Aleppo sell their belongings to survive
# Survival
# Survival

Residents of Syria's Aleppo sell their belongings to survive

Mar 29th 2013, 7:00 PM 4,029 Views 6 Comments

People are trying to sell off electronic devices to make money – but there isn’t enough electricity to make them work.

# homs - Wednesday 9 January, 2013

UN unable to feed 1 million hungry in Syria
# World Food Programme
# World Food Programme

UN unable to feed 1 million hungry in Syria

Jan 9th 2013, 10:52 AM 1,763 Views 2 Comments

The World Food Programme is blaming a lack of security in the war-stricken country for an estimated 1 million people going hungry.

# homs - Sunday 2 December, 2012

Fifteen killed in Syria car bombing
# Syria
# Syria

Fifteen killed in Syria car bombing

Dec 2nd 2012, 5:27 PM 2,503 Views 9 Comments

Straight after the attack, hundreds of people began to protest against President Bashar al-Assad, according to activists, as some blamed the regime for the attack.

# homs - Saturday 18 August, 2012

Syria: Departing UN observer chief criticises failure to protect civilians
# Syria
# Syria

Syria: Departing UN observer chief criticises failure to protect civilians

Aug 18th 2012, 6:40 PM 2,347 Views 2 Comments

International obligations towards civilians “have not been respected” by either side in Syrian conflict,

# homs - Thursday 21 June, 2012

Syrian air force pilot defects to Jordan and is granted political asylum
# Syria
# Syria

Syrian air force pilot defects to Jordan and is granted political asylum

Jun 21st 2012, 3:22 PM 2,642 Views 12 Comments

The pilot flew his plane to Jordan while on a training mission.

# homs - Saturday 16 June, 2012

UN suspends Syria mission as violence intensifies
# Syria
# Syria

UN suspends Syria mission as violence intensifies

Jun 16th 2012, 1:15 PM 1,538 Views 6 Comments

Meanwhile, a group of Muslims and Christians have issued a desperate appeal for help escaping the flashpoint city of Homs.

# homs - Monday 11 June, 2012

LIVE STREAM: Homs hit by new wave of attacks
# Syria
# Syria

LIVE STREAM: Homs hit by new wave of attacks

Jun 11th 2012, 3:06 PM 1,520 Views 5 Comments

The Syrian city appears to be under fire again this afternoon.

# homs - Sunday 10 June, 2012

The Daily Fix: Sunday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Sunday

Jun 10th 2012, 7:57 PM 7,992 Views 0 Comments

All the day’s main news as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed along the way…

Syrian troops renew shelling of Homs, 38 killed
# Syria
# Syria

Syrian troops renew shelling of Homs, 38 killed

Jun 10th 2012, 5:47 PM 1,028 Views 2 Comments

Women and children have been sheltering in basements for days, according to activists.

# homs - Friday 8 June, 2012

The 5 at 5: Friday
# Take 5
# Take 5

The 5 at 5: Friday

Jun 8th 2012, 4:50 PM 3,522 Views 2 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

UN observers reach town of reported massacre
# Syria
# Syria

UN observers reach town of reported massacre

Jun 8th 2012, 3:25 PM 1,664 Views 6 Comments

Meanwhile, Syrian troops have been heavily shelling a rebel-held area of Homs.

# homs - Sunday 3 June, 2012

Syria facing 'a foreign plot' for destruction, insists Assad
# Syria
# Syria

Syria facing 'a foreign plot' for destruction, insists Assad

Jun 3rd 2012, 12:10 PM 1,696 Views 16 Comments

Bashar al-Assad tells Syria’s parliament that the “international role” in the insurgent uprising “is now obvious”.

# homs - Thursday 31 May, 2012

Syria: 11-year-old played dead to survive Houla massacre
# Syria
# Syria

Syria: 11-year-old played dead to survive Houla massacre

May 31st 2012, 3:02 PM 3,952 Views 21 Comments

Ali el-Sayed, 11, is one of few survivors of last Friday’s massacre in Houla during which 108 people died.

# homs - Wednesday 30 May, 2012

UN observers in Syria discover 13 bound corpses
# Syria
# Syria

UN observers in Syria discover 13 bound corpses

May 30th 2012, 3:03 PM 2,124 Views 6 Comments

The bodies were found with their hands tied behind their backs and gunshot wounds in their heads.

# homs - Tuesday 29 May, 2012

The Daily Fix: Tuesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

May 29th 2012, 7:58 PM 3,907 Views 0 Comments

Your essential round-up of the day’s biggest news stories, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed…

# homs - Thursday 3 May, 2012

Four students killed in assault on Syrian college
# Syria
# Syria

Four students killed in assault on Syrian college

May 3rd 2012, 3:43 PM 1,244 Views 6 Comments

Activists say government forces stormed dorms at Aleppo University.

# homs - Sunday 29 April, 2012

UN observers in Syria visit Homs
# Tensions
# Tensions

UN observers in Syria visit Homs

Apr 29th 2012, 10:50 AM 708 Views 0 Comments

The UN observers are trying to shore up a shakey ceasefire in Syria as part of a political solution to the conflict that has killed more than 9,000 people.

# homs - Wednesday 25 April, 2012

Killing of Syrian activists "totally unacceptible" - Annan
# Syria
# Syria

Killing of Syrian activists "totally unacceptible" - Annan

Apr 25th 2012, 9:06 AM 635 Views 2 Comments

Kofi Annan told the UN of his concerns over reports of Syrian troops firing on civilians in Hama after UN observers left.

# homs - Monday 23 April, 2012

Syrian forces kill dozens after UN monitors' visit
# Syria
# Syria

Syrian forces kill dozens after UN monitors' visit

Apr 23rd 2012, 10:03 PM 2,193 Views 9 Comments

Government troops reportedly opened fire on the streets of Hamas, killing dozens and raising fears the regime is targeting opponents emboldened to protest by the UN monitors.

# homs - Saturday 21 April, 2012

Syrian activists: Homs calm as UN team visits
# Syria
# Syria

Syrian activists: Homs calm as UN team visits

Apr 21st 2012, 12:20 PM 653 Views 1 Comment

Activists have said that shelling has stopped in the city of Homs ahead of a visit by UN cease-fire observers to the area.

# homs - Friday 20 April, 2012

Clinton pushes for greater action on Syria
# Syria
# Syria

Clinton pushes for greater action on Syria

Apr 20th 2012, 8:15 AM 742 Views 6 Comments

The US has increased the supports it is making available to the Syrian opposition.

# homs - Tuesday 17 April, 2012

Activists claim Syrian troops are widening shelling attacks
# Syria
# Syria

Activists claim Syrian troops are widening shelling attacks

Apr 17th 2012, 7:29 PM 987 Views 1 Comment

The UN-brokered cease-fire appears to be quickly unraveling despite the presence of foreign observers, as government troops launched another day of attacks on Homs.

# homs - Saturday 14 April, 2012

Nine dead as Syrian troops shell Homs ahead of UN resolution vote
# Syria
# Syria

Nine dead as Syrian troops shell Homs ahead of UN resolution vote

Apr 14th 2012, 3:23 PM 1,116 Views 0 Comments

The reported bombardment came as the UN prepared to vote on a resolution authorising the deployment of the first wave of military observers to monitor the ceasefire.

# homs - Sunday 1 April, 2012

Gulf countries agree a 'pot of gold' to fund Syrian rebels
# Syria
# Syria

Gulf countries agree a 'pot of gold' to fund Syrian rebels

Apr 1st 2012, 3:00 PM 2,433 Views 6 Comments

The large-scale plan was agreed at a meeting of foreign ministers in Istanbul today as violence continues in Syria.

# homs - Sunday 18 March, 2012

Why has the world not intervened in Syria?
# Explainer
# Explainer

Why has the world not intervened in Syria?

Mar 18th 2012, 8:45 AM 5,090 Views 28 Comments

A number of Middle East experts tell TheJournal.ie why Syria is not Libya.

# homs - Friday 16 March, 2012

Watch: Scenes from Syria on first anniversary of uprising
# Syria
# Syria

Watch: Scenes from Syria on first anniversary of uprising

Mar 16th 2012, 9:13 PM 1,291 Views 5 Comments

Heavy fighting between government and rebel forces was reported in Hama and Homs yesterday.

# homs - Thursday 15 March, 2012

Syria: 6 things we have learned from the Assad emails
# Syria
# Syria

Syria: 6 things we have learned from the Assad emails

Mar 15th 2012, 3:42 PM 2,514 Views 14 Comments

The Guardian has today published details from thousands of emails it reports were sent and received by the embattled president Bashar Assad and his wife in recent months.

# homs - Tuesday 13 March, 2012

Syrian forces laying mines along refugee routes to Turkey - report
# Syria
# Syria

Syrian forces laying mines along refugee routes to Turkey - report

Mar 13th 2012, 2:36 PM 1,287 Views 8 Comments

Human Rights Watch says witnesses have seen the Syrian army laying the mines along the borders with Turkey and Lebanon.

# homs - Monday 12 March, 2012

At least 45 women and children 'massacred' in Syria
# Massacre
# Massacre

At least 45 women and children 'massacred' in Syria

Mar 12th 2012, 9:37 AM 2,710 Views 18 Comments

Their bodies were found after being stabbed and burned in Homs, opposition activists said.

# homs - Saturday 10 March, 2012

Syria forces in new assault as diplomatic talks break down
# Syria
# Syria

Syria forces in new assault as diplomatic talks break down

Mar 10th 2012, 7:00 PM 2,410 Views 7 Comments

Kofi Annan and President Assad’s meeting came to a deadlock in the capital city.

# homs - Friday 9 March, 2012

'Families massacred' in Homs as rebels reject call for dialogue
# Syria
# Syria

'Families massacred' in Homs as rebels reject call for dialogue

Mar 9th 2012, 9:11 AM 1,401 Views 7 Comments

Activists are reporting summary executions, mass rape and targeting of specific families by the forces of president Bashar al-Assad.

# homs - Thursday 8 March, 2012

Syria's deputy minister for oil defects in YouTube video
# Syria
# Syria

Syria's deputy minister for oil defects in YouTube video

Mar 8th 2012, 9:18 AM 972 Views 8 Comments

Abdo Hussameldin announced he was defecting in a YouTube video, making him the first high ranking official to abandon the Assad regime since the uprising began a year ago this month.

# homs - Wednesday 7 March, 2012

Aid team gains entry to struggling region of Homs in Syria
# Red Crescent
# Red Crescent

Aid team gains entry to struggling region of Homs in Syria

Mar 7th 2012, 3:02 PM 767 Views 7 Comments

The food and emergency aid convoy has spent the past six days trying to secure entry to Baba Amr.

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