Middle East

Syrian army says has control of western Homs province

A picture taken on March 20, 2014 shows fire and smoke rising from the al-Hosn village near the renowned Crusader castle Krak des Chevaliers, in Homs province after Syrian regime forces recaptured the fortress from rebels marking a significant advance in their drive to seal the Lebanese border and sever rebel supply lines.(AFP PHOTO / STR)





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