• Syrian troops train at base near Damascus

    Syrian troops train at base near Damascus

    News | September 25, 2019 11:55 IST

    The Syrian army were shown firing from machine guns, and man-portable air defense systems during a Russian Ministry of Defense media tour. The exercise took place at a military base 50 km away from Damascus.

  • Syrian Army recovers gigantic cache of lethal weapons as it

    Video: Syrian Army recovers gigantic cache of lethal weapons as it captures Mayadin from ISIS

    World | October 26, 2017 23:12 IST

    The stockpile of weapons - with markings of America, France and Israel - is so enormous that it will take days to remove it, said a Syrian Army official.

  • Syrian Army takes full control of major IS stronghold in

    Syrian Army takes full control of major IS stronghold in Aleppo

    World | March 30, 2017 6:44 IST

    The Syrian army on Wednesday captured the town of Deir Hafer, a major stronghold for the Islamic State (IS) group in northern Syria.

  • Syrian army kills 150 rebels during Damascus offensive

    Syrian army kills 150 rebels during Damascus offensive

    World | March 23, 2017 7:12 IST

    The Syrian army has killed over 150 rebels during the three-day long military showdown in the eastern part of the capital Damascus, state news agency SANA reported on Wednesday.

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    Syrian army captures key IS-held city near Palmyra

    World | April 03, 2016 18:30 IST

    The Syrian army on Sunday fully captured a key city in the central province of Homs near the ancient city of Palmyra, following intense battles against the Islamic State (IS) militant group.

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    Syrian army approaches IS occupied Palmyra: Reports

    World | March 13, 2016 18:59 IST

    Damascus: Syrian troops were reported approaching the ancient city of Palmyra which has been captured by the Islamic State (IS) terror group, the media reported today. After capturing two points on the outskirts of the

  • us coalition airstrike targets syrian army for first time

    US coalition airstrike targets Syrian army for first time

    World | December 07, 2015 8:41 IST

    Damascus: US-led coalition airplanes struck positions of the Syrian army in the country's eastern province late Sunday, local media reported.The airstrike caused casualties for the Syrian army in the Ayash area in the country's eastern

  • syrian army launches operation kills 60 militants

    Syrian army launches operation, kills 60 militants

    World | October 28, 2015 6:58 IST

    Damascus: At least 60 armed militants were killed on Tuesday during the Syrian forces ground offensive in the northwestern province of Idlib, Xinhua reported.The Syrian army carried out a "qualitative" operation in Jabal al-Zawiyeh region

  • al qaida fighters kill 45 syrian army prisoners activists

    Al-Qaida fighters kill 45 Syrian army prisoners: Activists

    World | September 19, 2015 19:26 IST

    Beirut: Members of al-Qaida's affiliate in Syria have shot dead at least 45 soldiers captured from a base in northwestern Syria last week, activists said today.Such killings of captured troops have been a common practice

  • syrian army kills terrorists near kobane

    Syrian army kills 'terrorists' near Kobane

    World | November 21, 2014 7:10 IST

    Damascus: Syrian troops reportedly killed tens of "terrorists" in the northern part of the country Thursday.The "terrorists" were killed in the predominantly Kurdish city of Ayn al-Arab, also known as Kobane, Xinhua reported, citing news

  • 140 islamic state fighters killed by syrian army

    140 Islamic State fighters killed by Syrian army

    World | August 22, 2014 7:23 IST

    Damascus:  At least 140 fighters of the Islamic State (IS) were killed Thursday in an ambush by the Syrian army near an airbase in al-Raqqa province, a media report said.The Syrian army ambushed the militants

  • syrian army recaptures key town

    Syrian army recaptures key town

    World | November 02, 2013 11:52 IST

    Damascus : The Syrian army Friday fully recaptured a strategic town in the countryside of the northern province of Aleppo, securing thus the southeastern entrance of Aleppo.In a statement issued Friday, the Syrian Army General

  • syrian army kills 111 rebels

    Syrian army kills 111 rebels

    World | October 14, 2012 9:34 IST

    Damascus, Oct 14: At least 111 armed men were killed Saturday during clashes with the Syrian troops in Aleppo and the coastal Latakia cities, Xinhua reported.According to the pro-government Sham FM radio, the Syrian troops