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Members of the Syrian government forces sit in a tower at a military base, as hundreds of civilians and Syrian rebel forces began evacuating the last opposition-held district of Waer in the central city of Homs
Displaced children, who fled the ancient city of Palmyra after Isis fighters took control of the area, stand by their tent in Gazaleh town, north of Homs
A crib made out of rubble and a Christmas tree are set on a roundabout in the regime-held Hamedieh neighbourhood in the Syrian city of Homs
A woman carries bags in a destroyed neighbourhood of the Old City of Homs, some 162km north of the capital Damascus. Syrians have been streaming back into the ruins of the Old City of Homs since opposition forces pulled out
A man walks inside the damaged historical old souk of Homs in Syria
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The Khalid bin Walid mosque’s mausoleum has been partially destroyed in the al-Khalidiya neighbourhood of Homs in central Syria. Syrian army shelling destroyed the centuries-old mausoleum, a monitoring group and activists said on July 22.