BEIRUT (Reuters) – Relief agencies prepared to enter Syria‘s shattered Baba Amro district of Homs on Friday after rebels left the heavily bombarded area following a 26-day siege aimed at crushing a symbol of the revolt against President Bashar al-Assad.
AMMAN (Reuters) – Syrian President Bashar al-Assad could be classified as a war criminal, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said as the United Nations announced more than 7,500 civilians had been killed by his forces since the start of the revolt.
AMMAN (Reuters) – Syrian government forces launched an offensive on the city of Hama early on Wednesday, firing on residential neighbourhoods from armored vehicles and mobile anti-aircraft guns, opposition activists said.
AMMAN (Reuters) – Armoured reinforcements poured into Homs as President Bashar al-Assad‘s forces bombarded the Syrian city for a fourth day, opposition sources said on Thursday, worsening the humanitarian situation and prompting a new diplomatic push from Turkey.
BEIRUT (Reuters) – A Syrian military assault on Homs killed dozens of people on the eve of a visit to Damascus by Russia‘s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov aimed at pressing President Bashar al-Assad to end an 11-month uprising by implementing swift reform.