Free Syrian Army Retreating From HomsLatest News, World News Al-Qusayr, Syria. Men wait in line for bread at a bakery The Free Syrian Army is retreating from the strategic city of Homs after a 26 day siege by Assad’s forces. Meanwhile, the Red Cross is preparing to take aid into the Baba Amro district of Homs on Friday. Photo Credit: Goran Tomasevic/Reuters. Via.