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  • Raqqa

    US-backed Syrian forces liberate Raqqa from Islamic State

    World | October 17, 2017 23:20 IST

    U.S.-backed Syrian forces liberated the city of Raqqa on Tuesday from Islamic State militants, a senior commander said.

  • syria claims it has retaken rebellious village

    Syria claims it has retaken rebellious village

    World | June 13, 2012 21:01 IST

    Beirut, Jun 13: Syrian forces pushed out scores of rebels holed up in a rebellious area near the Mediterranean coast Wednesday and state television said they retook control of the region following eight days of

  • syrian forces kill 57 civilians as red cross demands truce

    Syrian Forces Kill '57 Civilians' As Red Cross Demands Truce

    World | February 22, 2012 9:33 IST

    Damascus, Feb 22: Syrian forces killed 57 civilians on Tuesday as they blitzed the city of Homs and a village in Idlib province, monitors said, as the Red Cross sought a truce to deliver aid

  • syrian forces mass outside rebel stronghold.

    Syrian Forces Mass Outside Rebel Stronghold.

    World | February 21, 2012 8:27 IST

    Beirut, Feb 21 : Syrian tanks and troops massed on Monday  outside the resistance stronghold of Homs for a possible ground assault that one activist warned could unleash a new round of fierce and bloody

  • arab league extends syria mission by one month

    Arab League Extends Syria Mission By One Month

    World | January 23, 2012 10:29 IST

    Beirut, Jan 23 : A clash between Syrian forces and army defectors today erupted in a suburb of the tightly held capital of Damascus, adding urgency just as the Arab League was extending an observers'

  • syrian forces kill 21 as observers fan out

    Syrian Forces Kill 21 As Observers Fan Out

    World | December 30, 2011 10:29 IST

    Damascus, Dec 30: Tens of thousands of protesters rallied in a square near Damascus today as Syrian security forces killed 21 civilians nationwide and peace monitors spread out to areas hit by unrelenting violence.Some 30,000

  • human rights watch finds crimes against humanity in syria

    Human Rights Watch Finds 'Crimes Against Humanity' In Syria

    World | November 11, 2011 13:37 IST

    Beirut , Nov 11 :Syrian forces have tortured and killed civilians in the rebellious province of Homs in an assault that indicates crimes against humanity, and the Arab League should suspend Syria's membership, an international

  • syrian forces kill 31 after friday rallies

    Syrian Forces Kill 31 After Friday Rallies

    World | August 21, 2011 8:03 IST

    Nicosia, Aug 20 : Syrian forces killed 31 protesters after weekly Friday prayers as tens of thousands flooded streets to demonstrate against the regime of President Bashar al-Assad, a new toll showed.The Syrian Observatory for

  • more than 50 killed as assad defends syria crackdown

    More Than 50 Killed As Assad Defends Syria Crackdown

    World | August 08, 2011 8:10 IST

    Damascus, Aug 7 : Syrian forces backed by tanks killed more than 50 people today, activists said, as President Bashar al-Assad defended the state's duty to crack down on “outlaws.”The new bloodshed came as Pope