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Nov 15, 2013
Syrian troops regain two rebel held towns in HomsThe troops recaptured the towns of Muhin and Hawariyen in the eastern countryside of Homs city, Xinhua reported citing the state-run SANA news agency. It added that the armed groups there had suffered grave losses.
Jul 27, 2013
Govt troops capture historic mosque in SyriaState TV quotes an unnamed military official as saying that troops took control Saturday of the 13th-century mosque of Khalid Ibn al-Walid in the heavily disputed northern neighborhood of Khaldiyeh.
Jul 08, 2013
Govt forces take control of rebel area of Homs, says Syria officialPresident Bashar Assad's forces have launched a major offensive to retake the strategic city of Homs, a transport hub that sits between the capital, Damascus, and costal areas overwhelmingly loyal to the regime.
Jun 08, 2013
Car bomb explodes in Syria's Homs, 7 feared deadThe Syrian state-owned Al-Ikhbariya TV said the Saturday blast in the city's southern al-Nozah neighborhood was a suicide bomb. It reported casualties but did not give a number.
May 02, 2013
Syrian govt troops advance into Homs to oust rebelsThe neighborhood is strategically important for Assad's troops as they try to dislodge opposition fighters from several of the city's central districts that have been under rebel control for more than a year.
Mar 26, 2013
Syrian govt gets back control of Homs neighbourhoodSyrian Government forces pushed rebels from Baba Amr after two weeks of clashes, shelling and airstrikes that destroyed many homes.
Mar 11, 2013
Syrian rebels launch counter offensive, break through Homs siegeFighters based in the provinces of Hama and Idlib advanced on Homs this weekend from the north while brigades from rural Homs attacked government positions in the western Baba Amro district.
Jan 17, 2013
Syrian forces kill more than 100 in HomsSyrian Observatory for Human Rights said some of the 106 victims were burned in their homes and others were either shot or stabbed.
Jun 10, 2012
38 dead as Syrian forces shell Homs againSyrian opposition activists say government forces are pounding rebellious areas in the central province of Homs and that the shelling there has so far killed 38 people.
May 30, 2012
Fresh shelling reported from SyriaActivists say Syrian troops are shelling restive suburbs of Damascus and rebel-held areas in the central city of Homs.