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Crippled by War, Syrian City of Homs Attempts Comeback

Ravaged by civil war and Islamic State occupation, the battered western Syrian city of Homs is slowly rising from a crippled existence. Its uneasy renaissance is seen in the Waer district, one of the city’s ancient neighborhoods, where a recent truce between government forces and opposition rebels, brokered by the United Nations, resulted in a partial departure of rebel fighters and a return to regime control. People in Homs are attempting to resume their daily routine. Traffic police...

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