Krak des Chevaliers, damaged by conflict.
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Syria's army on Wednesday entered Al-Hosn in the central province of Homs and was fighting for control of the famed Krak des Chevaliers castle, a security official told AFP.Krak des Chevaliers, built between 1142 and 1271 and considered one of the best preserved Crusader castles in existence, has already sustained damage from previous fighting between rebels and regime forces during Syria's three-year conflict. It said regime troops backed by Lebanon's Hezbollah and pro-regime militia were also fighting rebel and jihadist forces around the villages of Bkhaa and Jobeh in Qalamoun region.
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