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Syrian army claims Israel carried out an air strike

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.Elad Benari, 02/09/2020 23:09
Syria claims Israel attacked near Homs

Syria claims Israel attacked near Homs

Syrian media claims Israeli aircraft attacked near city of Homs from Lebanese territory.Elad Benari, 31/03/2020 23:51
Report: Syrian air defense systems activated against Israeli missiles

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.Elad Benari, 05/03/2020 01:25
Missiles fired toward air base in Syria

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.Elad Benari, 14/01/2020 23:35
Five dead in alleged Israeli attack 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.Elad Benari, 03/06/2019 00:18
ISIS leader's son killed 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.Elad Benari, 03/07/2018 23:23
Report: Israel targeted Iranian system in Syria strike

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.Elad Benari, 18/04/2018 04:04
Syrian air defenses intercept missiles over Homs

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.Elad Benari, 17/04/2018 01:43
Syria: Air strike kills 14 - including Iranian soldiers

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.Elad Benari, 09/04/2018 10:19
Syria to UN: Condemn 'blatant Israeli aggressions'

Syria to UN: Condemn 'blatant Israeli aggressions'

Syria urges UN to take action following reports of Israeli attack on an arms factory in Homs.Elad Benari, 03/11/2017 04:05
Warning, war clouds on the horizon!

Warning, war clouds on the horizon!

Will Assad start a war against Israel in order to try to unify all those fighting him against a common enemy?Dr. Mordechai Kedar, 24/03/2017 11:47
Video: Haunting drone footage shows Homs in ruins

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.Ari Soffer, 03/02/2016 15:26
ISIS claims hospital bombing that killed 16

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.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/12/2015 21:13
Russian 'ISIS Strikes' Hit Anti-ISIS Groups

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.Ari Yashar, 30/09/2015 20:11
Twin Car Bombs Kill 18 in Syria's Homs

Twin Car Bombs Kill 18 in Syria's Homs

Twin car bomb explosions in an Alawite neighborhood kill at least 18 people, mostly children.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/10/2014 05:12
Aleppo: '50 Killed' in Latest 'Tunnel-Bomb' Attack

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.Ari Soffer, 08/05/2014 12:33
Rebel Strongpoint in Syria Surrenders to Assad

Rebel Strongpoint in Syria Surrenders to Assad

Homs, flashpoint for clashes, reverts to Assad's control - in exchange for the release of terrorists.Tova Dvorin, 07/05/2014 22:40
Al Qaeda Head Tells Syria Branch to End Infighting

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.Ari Soffer, 02/05/2014 16:27
Jurists Petition UN to Force Aid into Syria

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.'Tova Dvorin, 29/04/2014 14:06
Car Bombs Kill 25 in Syria's Homs

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/04/2014 03:46
Dutch Priest Shot Dead in 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.Tova Dvorin, 07/04/2014 17:55
Gaza Style 'Work Accident' Kills 29 Syrian Rebels

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.Elad Benari, 07/04/2014 05:43
Horrific Accounts of Hunger in Homs

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.Tova Dvorin, 13/02/2014 00:13
Syria: Aid Workers Come Under Fire in Homs

Syria: Aid Workers Come Under Fire in Homs

At least four aid workers wounded as fragile ceasefire falls apart one day after being agreed.Ari Soffer, 08/02/2014 18:52
Syria Again Promises Homs Ceasefire, Evacuation

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.Ari Yashar, 07/02/2014 00:16
Syria to Allow Women, Children to Leave Homs

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.Elad Benari, 27/01/2014 06:13
Syrian Jihadists: We Killed Dozens of Alawites

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.Elad Benari, 16/09/2013 04:16
Syrian Rebels Strike Back with Massive Bombing

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.Maayana Miskin, 01/08/2013 21:20
Syrian Army Retakes Key Homs Neighborhood

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.David Lev, 28/07/2013 20:42
Report: Assad Approached Israel for Alawite Haven

Report: Assad Approached Israel for Alawite Haven

Then-Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman requested info on Ron Arad, Eli CohenChana Ya'ar, 24/07/2013 14:19
Syria Rejects Proposal for Ramadan Ceasefire

Syria Rejects Proposal for Ramadan Ceasefire

Syria rejects the proposal by the opposition of a ceasefire during the holy month of Ramadan.Elad Benari, 09/07/2013 03:43
New Head of Syrian Opposition Offers Assad a Truce

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.Elad Benari, 08/07/2013 06:46
Russia Blocks UN Demand for Access to Syrian City

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.Elad Benari, 05/07/2013 06:42
Syrian Army Attacks Homs, Aleppo, Damascus

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.Chana Ya'ar, 30/06/2013 11:45
‘No Deal’ on UN Probe of Syria Chemical WMD Sites

‘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. Chana Ya'ar, 11/04/2013 14:57
Syria: Fighting Returns to 'Capital of Revolution'

Syria: Fighting Returns to 'Capital of Revolution'

Syrian rebels launch a surprise raid to retake a key district of the central city of Homs, dubbed 'capital of the revolution'.Elad Benari, 11/03/2013 04:15
100 Soldiers, 30 Rebels Dead in East Syria Battle

100 Soldiers, 30 Rebels Dead in East Syria Battle

The jihadist Al-Nusra Front seized a town in the oil-rich Syrian Hasakah province after a battle in which 100 soldiers and 30 rebels died.Chana Ya'ar, 14/02/2013 19:48
Report: Assad Used Non-Lethal Chemicals on Rebels

Report: Assad Used Non-Lethal Chemicals on Rebels

Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad’s forces used non-lethal chemical weapons against rebels in Homs, the French daily Le Monde reports.Elad Benari, 20/01/2013 04:31
At Least 100 Killed in New Syria Massacre

At Least 100 Killed in New Syria Massacre

More than 100 civilians have been killed in a new massacre north of the Syrian city of Homs, activists say.Elad Benari, 18/01/2013 04:12
Report: 150 Corpses Found in Syrian School

Report: 150 Corpses Found in Syrian School

Alleged massacre took place in Deir Baalba. Twenty said dead in Aleppo.Gil Ronen, 29/12/2012 23:13
As Civil War Rages Syrians Go Hungry, UN Warns

As Civil War Rages Syrians Go Hungry, UN Warns

Heavy fighting continues in Damascus, Aleppo and along Syria's border with Turkey, as the UN notes Syrians may be hungry for a year to come.Chana Ya'ar and Reuters, 02/08/2012 14:22
Syrian Army Attacks UN Mission Chief's Convoy

Syrian Army Attacks UN Mission Chief's Convoy

The convoy of Lt.-Gen. Babacar Gaye, head of the UN observer mission in Syria, was attacked by government forces over the weekend.Chana Ya'ar and Reuters, 30/07/2012 22:31
Syrian Opposition Cries Out for Help in Homs

Syrian Opposition Cries Out for Help in Homs

Syria's opposition issues cry for help on as regime forces pound Homs, leaving hundreds trapped with little food or water.Elad Benari, 18/06/2012 07:13
 Heavy Fighting Reported on Streets of Damascus

Heavy Fighting Reported on Streets of Damascus

Heavy fighting is reported on the streets of Damascus, with battles affecting a power station supplying electricity to army bases.Chana Ya'ar, 10/06/2012 13:01
Journalist: Rebels Led Him into Syrian Army Trap

Journalist: Rebels Led Him into Syrian Army Trap

A British journalist is accusing opposition forces of deliberately leading him into a death trap set by Syrian Army troops.Chana Ya'ar, 10/06/2012 09:47
At Least 50 Dead in Massacre in Homs

At Least 50 Dead in Massacre in Homs

President Bashar Assad's forces kill at least 50 civilians, including 13 children, in an attack in the province of Homs.Elad Benari, Canada, 26/05/2012 01:39
Tunisia's Jasmine Revolution Fighters in Syria

Tunisia's Jasmine Revolution Fighters in Syria

It's a year and five months after Tunisia's Jasmine Revolution, and five Tunisians have been killed – in the Syrian revolution, that is. Chana Ya'ar, 16/05/2012 17:21
EU  Tightens Sanctions Against Syria – Again

EU Tightens Sanctions Against Syria – Again

Killings continued in Syria Monday as the European Union ratcheted up sanctions against Damascus in an effort to stop the slaughter. Chana Ya'ar, 14/05/2012 21:20
Dozens Dead in Syria Despite 'Ceasefire' Plan

Dozens Dead in Syria Despite 'Ceasefire' Plan

Dozens have been killed by government forces in Syria so far this week despite attempts to enforce a UN-brokered “ceasefire plan.”Chana Ya'ar, 02/05/2012 14:34
UN Observers in Syria Explore Homs

UN Observers in Syria Explore Homs

Two United Nations monitors have moved into an upscale hotel in Syria's central city of Homs, hoping to at least reduce violence there.Chana Ya'ar, 29/04/2012 13:21
UN Monitors Visit Battered Syrian City

UN Monitors Visit Battered Syrian City

Five unarmed UN monitors tour Homs. Syrian security forces pull out just prior to the visit.Elad Benari, 22/04/2012 06:14
Assad Sends Helicopters to Bomb Syrians

Assad Sends Helicopters to Bomb Syrians

Assad sent helicopters to back up tanks in an escalation of violence against protesters despite a ceasefire that no one expected to last.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 15/04/2012 13:57
Syrian Forces Resume Shelling of Homs

Syrian Forces Resume Shelling of Homs

Violence in Syria continues apace even as UN-Arab League envoy Kofi Annan and President Bashar al-Assad exchange letters.Gabe Kahn., 26/03/2012 22:43
Turkey Seekings Its Journalists in Syria

Turkey Seekings Its Journalists in Syria

Turkey has asked the Syrian government to locate two of its nationals, working journalists, who have gone missing in the war-torn country.Chana Ya'ar, 19/03/2012 19:25
Syria: 47 Women and Children Murdered in Homs

Syria: 47 Women and Children Murdered in Homs

The widely varied death toll in Monday's horrific massacre in Homs has solidified at 26 women and 21 children as Assad's forces "mop up"Gabe Kahn., 13/03/2012 17:03
Massacre in Homs

Massacre in Homs

Reports of summary executions and mass arrests continue to emerge from Homs and the UN Security Council remains deadlocked on Syria.Gabe Kahn., 12/03/2012 19:40
Shelling Renewed in Homs Ahead of Annan Visit

Shelling Renewed in Homs Ahead of Annan Visit

As former UN secretary general Kofi Annan hopes for peace in Syria the crackdown of Syrian president Bashar al-Assad continues apace.Gabe Kahn., 09/03/2012 15:41