'Fragile calm' returns to Homs after year of fighting
25 January 2013 Last updated at 15:51 GMT
It is almost a year since government forces in Syria began a sustained assault on the strategic city of Homs to drive out opposition fighters.
Homs has seen some of the worst fighting of the near two-year war.
The BBC's Lyse Doucet reported from the area last year and returned to find how it has changed.