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    US says it may have killed 62 Syrian troops in airstrike targeting Islamic State

    World | September 18, 2016 11:41 IST

    he US-led coalition has admitted it may have unintentionally struck Syrian troops while carrying out a raid against the Islamic State.

  • syrian army captures key town in southern region

    Syrian army captures key town in southern region

    World | February 28, 2015 8:34 IST

    Damascus: The Syrian troops on Friday recaptured a key town in the southern province of Daraa, moving closer to a key hilltop in that province, a source said.The Syrian government forces wrested back control over

  • syrian troops kill 11 jihadis in daraa province

    Syrian troops kill 11 jihadis in Daraa province

    World | November 16, 2014 7:07 IST

    Damascus: Syrian troops killed 11 fighters of jihadi groups during clashes in the southern province of Daraa Saturday, a monitoring group said.The clashes were raging in the contested Shaikh Miskin area in the countryside of

  • syrian army recaptures key gas fields in homs

    Syrian army recaptures key gas fields in Homs

    World | November 06, 2014 7:47 IST

    Damascus: The Syrian troops have wrested back control over key gas fields in the country's central province of Homs after battles with the Islamic State militants ( IS), state media and activists reported.The army units

  • syrian troops recapture town near damascus

    Syrian troops recapture town near Damascus

    World | September 06, 2014 9:06 IST

    Damascus: The Syrian troops on Friday recaptured a town in the eastern countryside of Damascus, as part of the Syrian forces' wide-scale offensive to dislodge the rebels from the eastern rim of the capital, a

  • syrian troops kill 20 rebels in homs province

    Syrian troops kill 20 rebels in Homs province

    World | December 29, 2013 6:55 IST

    Damascus : The Syrian troops Saturday killed at least 20 rebels in the central province of Homs, as part of other heavy blows they have recently been dealing to the rebels in different areas, mainly

  • syrian troops battle rebels in damascus suburbs

    Syrian troops battle rebels in Damascus suburbs

    World | December 19, 2012 16:38 IST

    Beirut, Dec 19: Syria's state media say the military is carrying out a broad operation against rebels in the suburbs of Damascus.The state-run SANA news agency says the troops have killed “scores of terrorists” the

  • syrian troops bomb rebel held neighbourhood in homs

    Syrian troops bomb rebel-held neighbourhood in Homs

    World | June 08, 2012 18:28 IST

    Beirut, Jun 8: Syrian troops today shelled a rebel-held neighbourhood in the flashpoint central city of Homs as President Bashar Assad's troops appeared to be readying to storm the area that has been out of

  • syrian troops attack towns across country

    Syrian Troops Attack Towns Across Country

    World | April 05, 2012 13:37 IST

    Beirut, Apr 5: Syrian troops launched assaults on several towns across the country on Thursday, activists said. The offensives appeared to be a push by President Bashar Assad's forces to make gains on the ground

  • syrian troops shell homs eight killed

    Syrian Troops Shell Homs, Eight Killed

    World | March 27, 2012 8:07 IST

    Beirut, Mar 27: Syrian troops shelled various parts of the flashpoint city of Homs today, with at least eight people dying in the onslaught and eight more killed across the country, activists and monitors said.The

  • syrian troops shell central city say activists

    Syrian Troops Shell Central City, Say Activists

    World | January 25, 2012 19:11 IST

    Beirut, Jan 25: Government forces stormed restive districts of a central Syrian city on Wednesday, firing mortars and deploying snipers in an assault that killed at least one person, activists said.The assault began Tuesday night,

  • activists say syrian troops kill 100 in village

    Activists Say Syrian Troops Kill 100 In Village

    World | December 22, 2011 9:43 IST

    Beirut, Dec 21 : Government forces surrounded residents of a restive Syrian village in a valley and killed all those trapped inside, more than 100 people, in a barrage of rockets, tank shells, bombs and

  • syrian troops fire at protesters after prayers

    Syrian Troops Fire At Protesters After Prayers

    World | December 16, 2011 21:20 IST

    Beirut, Dec 16: Syrian security forces opened fire on anti-government protesters after Friday prayers at several locations around the country, while the army sent reinforcements into a southern area where military defectors recently launched deadly

  • syrian troops storm hama at least 3 killed

    Syrian Troops Storm Hama, At Least 3 Killed

    World | July 31, 2011 12:15 IST

    Beirut, July 31 :Activists say Syrian tanks and soldiers have entered the central city of Hama and at least three people have been killed.Hama has seen some of the largest anti-government protests in recent weeks