Homs

Film

Watch the Trailer for 'Under the Wire,' a Doc About Fearless Syrian War Reporter Marie Colvin

The story of the legendary journalist's final assignment, a covert mission into Syria to cover the siege of Homs.
VICE Staff
10.25.18
Syria

Russia has called out Israel for striking Syria's T4 air base

Israel has yet to comment on the strike, while the U.S. and France have denied involvement.
David Gilbert
4.9.18
New Neighbours

The Books That Helped Me Deal with the Horrors of War

As I started reading, the screaming and the sirens began to fade into the background.
Mia Z.
6.1.17
Syria

Syrian forces retake the "capital of the revolution"

For the first time since 2011, the Syrian city of Homs is under complete government control. The city was dubbed the "capital of the revolution" when the Syrian uprising began.
VICE News
5.22.17
Stuff

This Syrian Architect Stayed Behind to Rebuild Her War-Torn City

Over 60 percent of Homs has been destroyed, but architect Marwa al-Sabouni has stayed behind, "trying to rebuild the pieces around me."
Philip Kleinfeld
5.11.16
middle east

War Equals Profit in the Wild West of the Syria-Jordan DMZ

There are more than 55,000 people gathered in the desert between Jordan and Syria. But life here, between two huge earthen berms, happens out of reach of the military, aid workers, and journalists.
Sara Elizabeth Williams
5.4.16
Quick Hits

Quick Hit: Russia Clears Land Mines Following Palmyra's Recapture

Russian demining experts are clearing explosive devices in and around the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra, days after its recapture from Islamic State militants.
VICE News
4.5.16
middle east

US Says Syrian Ceasefire Is Closer Than Ever, as Bombs Kill 140 People in One Day

Bombings in two Syria cities claimed by Islamic State killed at least 140 people, as US Secretary State John Kerry and his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov reached a provisional ceasefire deal.
VICE News and Reuters
2.22.16
VICE News

In Photos: The Grim Aftermath of Twin Car Bomb Blasts in the Syrian City of Homs

At least 57 people have been reported killed and more than 100 wounded in one of the deadliest attacks in the city in five years of civil war.
VICE News and Reuters
2.21.16
middle east

Photos Show Devastation After Double Bomb Attack on Homs

The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the blasts, saying that one of its fighters had driven a car loaded with explosives to a security checkpoint and blown himself up, killing dozens.
VICE News and Reuters
1.26.16
Quick Hits

Quick Hit: Bombs Kill Dozens in Syrian City Homs

Two bomb explosions struck the Syrian city of Homs on Monday, killing more than 30 people and injuring a further 90, according to a monitoring group.
VICE News
12.28.15
middle east

Russian Bombings Have Killed so Many Syrian Civilians They Could Be a War Crime

Focusing on six different Russian airstrikes from September to November this year, Amnesty International has documented scenes of "carnage" and indiscriminate civilian killings.
Miriam Wells
12.23.15
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