Last Updated: Thursday, September 19, 2013, 15:57
The village is predominantly Alawite, a minority sect to which President Bashar Assad belongs, but it also has Christians and Sunnis. It was not immediately clear why the bus was targeted.
Last Updated: Saturday, August 03, 2013, 15:19
The UN on Saturday sounded the alarm about the plight of women and children in Syria`s Homs, urging all parties in the conflict to enable access to some 400,000 trapped civilians.
Last Updated: Thursday, August 01, 2013, 21:35
Forty people were killed and at least 120 people were wounded in an explosion at a weapons cache in the central Syrian city of Homs.
Last Updated: Tuesday, July 30, 2013, 18:53
A late-night mortar attack killed at least 10 people in a government-held district in the embattled central city of Homs.
Last Updated: Monday, July 29, 2013, 17:46
Government troops captured a neighbourhood on Friday in the embattled city of Homs that has been a rebel stronghold since the beginning of the Syrian uprising, state media said.
Last Updated: Sunday, July 28, 2013, 23:16
Government forces bolstered by Lebanese Shiite militiamen were poised on Sunday to retake the largest rebel-held district of Syria`s third city Homs, a watchdog and state media said.
Last Updated: Sunday, July 28, 2013, 11:49
At least 29 people, mostly children, died in a regime missile strike on the Syrian city of Aleppo, a watchdog said, as Hezbollah-backed regime forces advanced in flashpoint Homs.
Last Updated: Saturday, July 27, 2013, 15:58
Regime forces backed by Hezbollah now control half of the Khaldiyeh district of Homs after ousting rebels in fierce fighting in the central Syrian city, a watchdog said on Saturday.
Last Updated: Tuesday, July 09, 2013, 17:22
People wounded in fighting between rebels and regime troops in the central Syria city of Homs are dying for lack of medical equipment, a watchdog said on Tuesday.
Last Updated: Monday, July 08, 2013, 21:29
Syrian troops advanced today into the rebel-held Khaldiyeh district of central Homs, with shelling intensifying as forces battled for a 10th day in the area, activists and an NGO said.
Last Updated: Sunday, July 07, 2013, 13:14
The Syrian opposition has selected a new leader in the hope of ending months of chaos in Syria.
Last Updated: Saturday, July 06, 2013, 10:58
United Nations Security Council reportedly remains divided over Syrian government allowing access to the trapped 2,500 civilians in the city.
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