Middle East

Syrian army advances in Old Homs: TV

Civilians carry their belongings as they walk towards a meeting point to be evacuated from a besieged area of Homs February 9, 2014. REUTERS/Yazan Homsy

BEIRUT: The Syrian army advanced in the central city of Homs Friday, pro-regime Al-Mayadeen television reported.

The government forces seized several buildings in Wadi Al-Sayeh, including St. George church, in the old quarter of the city called Old Homs, the television said.

Thursday, members of the U.N. Security Council expressed concern over the plight of civilians caught in the fighting in Old Homs, Joy Ogwu the council’s president said, urging “the immediate implementation” of a February resolution to improve humanitarian access in Syria.

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