Bloomberg Anywhere Login


Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world.


Financial Products

Enterprise Products


Customer Support

  • Americas

    +1 212 318 2000

  • Europe, Middle East, & Africa

    +44 20 7330 7500

  • Asia Pacific

    +65 6212 1000


Industry Products

Media Services

Follow Us

Syria Detains 13 French Officers in Homs, Daily Star Says

March 5 (Bloomberg) -- Syrian authorities are holding 13 French military officers in the central city of Homs, which was the scene of fighting between government troops and a rebel army, the Beirut-based The Daily Star reported.

The French officers are in custody at a field hospital in Homs, the newspaper reported, citing an unnamed Damascus-based pro-Syrian Palestinian official in Beirut.

Syrian and French authorities are seeking to resolve the issue, the newspaper reported.

A spokesman for the the French Ministry of Defense didn’t immediately return messages seeking comment.

To contact the reporter on this story: Nayla Razzouk in Dubai at

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Andrew J. Barden at

Please upgrade your Browser

Your browser is out-of-date. Please download one of these excellent browsers:

Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Opera or Internet Explorer.