News and updates about Homs

Syria: Two dead in air strike attributed to Israel

Syrian media report that air defense systems were activated following Israeli air strike near Homs.

Syria: Two dead in air strike attributed to Israel

Report: IAF attacks city of Homs in Syria

Syrian media offer contradictory reports on whether Israeli missiles were successfully intercepted in Homs area.

Report: IAF attacks city of Homs in Syria

Syria claims Israel carried out air strikes in Homs province

Media outlets in Syria report air defense systems activated following Israeli air strikes in city of Palmyra.

Syria claims Israel carried out air strikes in Homs province

Syria claims Israel carried out air strikes

Syrian media outlets report Israeli air strikes targeted an air force base in Homs and another target on the Syria-Iraq border.

Syria claims Israel carried out air strikes

Syrian report: Israel carried out air strike in Homs

Syrian media: Country's air defense systems activated following an Israeli air strike on the city of Homs.

Syrian report: Israel carried out air strike in Homsplayer

Syrian army claims Israel carried out an air strike

Syrian media says air strike carried out by Israel targeted the T4 airbase near the city of Homs.

Syrian army claims Israel carried out an air strike

Syria claims Israel attacked near Homs

Syrian media claims Israeli aircraft attacked near city of Homs from Lebanese territory.

Syria claims Israel attacked near Homs

Report: Syrian air defense systems activated against Israeli missiles

Syrian media reports: Air defense systems activated in Homs and Quneitra. Israeli aircraft reportedly seen over the area.

Report: Syrian air defense systems activated

Missiles fired toward air base in Syria

Missiles fired toward the T-4 base in Homs. Some reports say large weapons depot attacked. Syrian army blames Israel.

Missiles fired toward air base in Syria

Five dead in alleged Israeli attack in Syria

Syrian media report of air strike on T-4 airbase in Homs. Syrian military official claims attack was an Israeli attack.

Five dead in alleged Israeli attack in Syria

ISIS leader's son killed in Syria

Islamic State announces that son of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was killed during a battle in the Syrian city of Homs.

ISIS leader's son killed in Syria

Report: Israel targeted Iranian system in Syria strike

Intelligence officials say the Israeli military targeted an advanced Iranian air-defense system at a Syrian base in Homs last week.

Report: Israel targeted Iranian system in Syria strike

Syrian air defenses intercept missiles over Homs

Syrian air defenses respond to missile strike in the central province of Homs. Source of the strike is not yet known.

Syrian air defenses intercept missiles over Homs

Syria: Air strike kills 14 - including Iranian soldiers

Several people killed and injured as military airbase near Homs attacked with missiles. Russia: Israel responsible for the attack.

Syria: Air strike kills 14 - including Iranian soldiersplayer

Syria to UN: Condemn 'blatant Israeli aggressions'

Syria urges UN to take action following reports of Israeli attack on an arms factory in Homs.

Syria to UN: Condemn 'blatant Israeli aggressions'

Warning, war clouds on the horizon!

Warning, war clouds on the horizon!

Video: Haunting drone footage shows Homs in ruins

Drone footage from Homs, Syria's third-largest city, show eery, post-apocalyptic scene, two months after the guns fell silent.

Video: Haunting drone footage shows Syrian city in ruinsplayer

ISIS claims hospital bombing that killed 16

ISIS hits city turned over to regime by rebels with a car bomb, critically wounding many in blast that 'left a huge crater.'

ISIS claims hospital bombing that killed 16

Russian 'ISIS Strikes' Hit Anti-ISIS Groups

US official and Syrian rebels say Russia's opening salvo of 'ISIS war' only hit civilian targets and US-backed groups fighting ISIS.

Russian 'ISIS Strikes' Hit US-Backed Anti-ISIS Groupsplayer

Twin Car Bombs Kill 18 in Syria's Homs

Twin car bomb explosions in an Alawite neighborhood kill at least 18 people, mostly children.

Twin Car Bombs Kill 18 in Syria's Homs

Aleppo: '50 Killed' in Latest 'Tunnel-Bomb' Attack

Islamic Front claims it carried out second major attack on regime forces in as many days; may indicate a new stage in the rebellion.

Aleppo: Rebels Claim Huge Explosion Which Demolished Regime HQ

Rebel Strongpoint in Syria Surrenders to Assad

Homs, flashpoint for clashes, reverts to Assad's control - in exchange for the release of terrorists.

Rebel Strongpoint in Syria Surrenders to Assadplayer

Al Qaeda Head Tells Syria Branch to End Infighting

Ayman al-Zawahiri calls for Nusra Front, ISIS to unite in fighting Assad, as city of Homs expected to fall to regime forces.

Al Qaeda Head Tells Syrian Branch to 'Stop Infighting'

Jurists Petition UN to Force Aid into Syria

Jurists' letter states that Syria is withholding humanitarian aid arbitrarily, demands UN deliver relief 'with or without consent.'

Jurists Petition UN to Force Aid into Syria

Car Bombs Kill 25 in Syria's Homs

Two car bombs kill at least 25 people, including women and children, in a government-held neighborhood of Homs.

Car Bombs Kill 25 in Syria's Homs

Dutch Priest Shot Dead in Homs

Father Frans van der Lugt insisted on staying in Syria to help both Christians and Muslims in the war-torn country.

Dutch Priest Shot Dead in Homs as 'War on Christians' Continues

Gaza Style 'Work Accident' Kills 29 Syrian Rebels

At least 29 rebels die in Homs as a car bomb explodes while being primed for an attack.

Gaza Style 'Work Accident' Kills 29 Syrian Rebels

Horrific Accounts of Hunger in Homs

Homs evacuation sees 1,300 people transferred to safety; horrific accounts of hunger in the besieged city make headlines worldwide.

Horrific Accounts of Hunger as Homs Evacuation Endsplayer

Syria: Aid Workers Come Under Fire in Homs

At least four aid workers wounded as fragile ceasefire falls apart one day after being agreed.

Syria: Aid Workers Injured After Coming Under Fire in Homsplayer

Syria Again Promises Homs Ceasefire, Evacuation

Assad reportedly agrees to ceasefire in Homs to let civilians out and aid in, follows initial promises Sunday during Geneva 2 talks.

Syria Again Promises Homs Ceasefire, Evacuation

Syria to Allow Women, Children to Leave Homs

Syria's regime agrees to allow women and children safe passage from rebel-held areas of the city of Homs.

Syrian Regime to Allow Women and Children to Leave Homsplayer

Syrian Jihadists: We Killed Dozens of Alawites

Al-Nusra Front says its people attacked three villages in Homs and killed dozens of members of Assad's Alawite clan.

Syrian Jihadists: We Killed Dozens of Alawites

Syrian Rebels Strike Back with Massive Bombing

Rebels in Syria hit the city of Homs, killing 40, as Assad makes a rare trip outside the capital.

Syrian Rebels Strike Back with Massive Homs Bombingplayer

Syrian Army Retakes Key Homs Neighborhood

Capture of Khaldiya neighborhood in the central Syrian town of Homs brings regime one step closer to control of entire city.

Syrian Army Retakes Key Homs Neighborhood

Report: Assad Approached Israel for Alawite Haven

Then-Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman requested info on Ron Arad, Eli Cohen

Report: Assad Approached Israel for Alawite Safe Haven

Syria Rejects Proposal for Ramadan Ceasefire

Syria rejects the proposal by the opposition of a ceasefire during the holy month of Ramadan.

Syria Rejects Proposal for Ramadan Ceasefire

New Head of Syrian Opposition Offers Assad a Truce

Ahmad Jarba, the new president of the Syrian National Coalition, has offered a ceasefire during the month of Ramadan.

New Head of Syrian Opposition Offers Assad a Truce

Russia Blocks UN Demand for Access to Syrian City

Russia blocked a UN Security Council demand that Syria allow immediate access to civilians trapped in Homs.

Russia Blocks UN Demand for Access to Syrian City

Syrian Army Attacks Homs, Aleppo, Damascus

Syrian Army regulars launched an assault Saturday on rebel-held parts of Homs, while continuing to bomb areas in Damascus and Aleppo.

Syrian Army Assaults Homs, Al Nusra Takes Checkpoint Near Jordan

‘No Deal’ on UN Probe of Syria Chemical WMD Sites

Talks are stalled over UN inspection of sites where Syrian chemical weapons are stored, according to diplomatic sources.

‘No Deal’ With Syria on UN Probe of Chemical Weapons Sites