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...
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
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