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A Defeat In Homs

The Free Syrian Army appears [NYT] to be retreating from Baba Amr, the most-beseiged neighborhood in that most-beseiged city, potentially setting the stage for mass violence as Assad tries to retake control. Shashank Joshi thinks turning the area into a...
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Assad tours Baba Amr neighborhood of Homs

News : Storyful (3 years ago)

Syrian President Bashar Al Assad toured the devastated city of Homs on Tuesday just weeks after his own forces laid siege to its Baba Amr neighborhood in what was one of the bloodiest offensives in his crackdown against dissent. The... Read Post

Complete Text of Syrian Rebel Statement on Retreat From Homs District

News : The Lede (3 years ago)

A statement posted on Facebook on Thursday in the name of the Free Syrian Army announced a tactical retreat by rebel fighters from Baba Amr, a neighborhood in the city of Homs that has been under sustained assault by government forc... Read Post

Syrian troops try to retake Homs (live video)

News : BlogPost (3 years ago)

Syrian troops tried to retake the Bab Amr neighborhood in Homs, an opposition stronghold, on Wednesday, The Post’s Liz Sly reports. Backed by tanks, the troops entered Baba Amr but were met with resistance from the rebel Free Syrian... Read Post


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