The Syrian regime has resumed its bombing of the besieged district of al-Wa’er in the city of Homs with mortar rockets, explosive cylinders, and internationally prohibited incendiary napalm bombs, killing four people and causing fires to erupt across the district. Victims identified include: Marwa Ammar Abdul Latif Raheeb al-Mahmoud Ridwan Raheeb al-Mahmoud
A United Nations Aid convoy has entered the besieged district of al-Wa’ar in the city of Homs. According to the UN, the convoy contains aid for approximately 70,000 people. The aid convoy is part of a plan being implemented by the UN for this month- and which was agreed upon by the regime on 13/10/2016- […]
War planes targeted the al-Wa’ar district of Homs on Sunday, killing seven people in total. Regime forces have been targeting the besieged district of al-Wa’ar in an intensive manner through the use of rockets and missiles, in addition to napalm incendiary bombs which have particularly been used in the last four days. The victims are: […]
Regime forces targeted the besieged district of al-Wa’ar in Homs city with artillery shells and explosive cylinders, injuring several people as a result. The bombing targeted the hospital of al-Bir Foundation- the first time in which it has been targeted since the beginning of the civilian uprising in 2011. The bombing caused great material damage […]
Last Thursday, six children were arrested at the security checkpoint leading into the city of al-Wa’ar in Homs. The children, who are junior certification students, were in Homs at a ceremony with the Governor of Homs Talal al-Barazi and Sheikh Isam al-Masri, in which the students were provided with a meal and a bag of […]
A convoy of six trucks belonging to the International Committee of the Red Cross, and containing humanitarian aid, entered the besieged district of al-Wa’ar in Homs city today.
A third batch of humanitarian supplies entered the al’Wa’ar district of Homs city today, as part of the truce which was reached last week. The convoy consisted of 18 International Red Crescent lorries carrying 12,000 medical baskets and 8000 food baskets containing tinned food, which entered the district at the same time as a team […]
In the al-Wa’ar district of Homs city, fighters of the armed opposition have begun to leave following a truce which was agreed between battalions of the armed opposition and the Syrian regime, and under the auspices of the United Nations. Fourteen coaches, provided by the Syrian regime, left the district today carrying 3000 fighters with […]
Tha’ir Makhlouf, a child from the besieged al-Wa’ar district of Homs, was killed today by a sniper of the Syrian regime in al-Basateen, Homs.
On Saturday 26/9/2015- the third day of Eid al-Adha- the city of Homs witnessed a massacre when the leisure park of the besieged Al-Wa’ar district was bombed with rockets, killing 19 people, the majority of whom were children and women. This special report, prepared by the activist Walid Faris from inside al-Wa’ar, lays out the […]