Syrian army claims gaining control in Homs

Syrian rebels under pressure in their stronghold of al-Khaladiyeh, where government troop say they are now in control.

    Syrian rebels are under pressure in their stronghold of al-Khaladiyeh in Homs, where the regime claims to have taken control.

    The Syrian army is making gains in Homs in a bid to link the capital Damascus with the heartland of President Bashar al-Assad's minority Alawite sect along the coast.

    Al Jazeera's Charles Stratford reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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