Shaky truce in rebel-held area of Homs

Syrian army and rebels agree to 10-day truce in city that had been under siege for two years.

    The Syrian army and opposition fighters have agreed to a 10-day truce in the last rebel-held area of Homs.

    The government's had the area under siege for two years, and controls the rest of the city.

    Activists have described it as another setback for opposition fighters.

    Al Jazeera's Nicole Johnston reports from Beirut in neighbouring Lebanon.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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