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  Adar 6, 5772 , 29/02/12

Syrian Government Claims Key Homs Neighborhood

A source from the Syrian military announced that the army had taken control of a key neighborhood in the besieged city of Homs. The forces of President Bashar Assad claimed they has wrested the neighborhood of Baba Amar from rebel hands, in a report to French media. Homs is home to approximately 1 million people and is Syria's third most populated city.  

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