• 20 syrian soldiers killed in is attack

    20 Syrian soldiers killed in IS attack

    World | April 11, 2015 17:04 IST

    Damascus: At least 20 Syrian soldiers were killed when repelling an attack by extremist groups against a military airbase in Syria's southern province of Sweida, a monitor group reported on Saturday.Among those killed, 12 were

  • obama confirms killing of american hostage by is

    Obama confirms killing of American hostage by IS

    World | November 17, 2014 7:46 IST

    Washington: US President Barack Obama Sunday confirmed that American hostage Peter Kassig had been killed by the Sunni radical group Islamic State (IS).Kassig, a US aid worker, "was taken from us in an act of

  • isis executes more than 160 captured syrian soldiers ngo

    ISIS executes 'more than 160' captured Syrian soldiers: NGO

    World | August 29, 2014 9:52 IST

    Beirut: Islamic State jihadists have executed more then 160 fleeing Syrian soldiers, a monitor said today, the latest in a string of brutal abuses alarming Western powers who fear a global spread of the terror.News

  • 85 syrian soldiers killed by islamic state militants

    85 Syrian soldiers killed by Islamic State militants

    World | July 26, 2014 18:59 IST

    Damascus: As many as 85 Syrian soldiers have been killed over the past two days in attacks launched by the so-called Islamic State (IS) on a military base in Syria's northern al-Raqqa province, activists said

  • at least 50 syrian soldiers killed in suicide car bomb blast

    At least 50 Syrian soldiers killed in suicide car bomb blast

    World | November 05, 2012 22:14 IST

    Beirut, Nov 5 : A suicide car bomber killed at least 50 Syrian soldiers on Monday  at a rural development centre in Sahl al-Ghab in Syria's Hama province. Syrian state media however reported that only 

  • 7 syrian soldiers police killed in restive town

    7 Syrian Soldiers, Police Killed In Restive Town

    World | September 30, 2011 18:24 IST

    Beirut, Sept 30: Two days of clashes between Syrian troops and forces opposed to President Bashar Assad in a rebellious central town have killed seven soldiers and policemen, a Syrian military official said Friday.The official