Syria army ousts IS from all of Hama province: Monitor

The US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces, an alliance of Kurdish and Arab fighters, is battling to oust IS from their onetime stronghold of Raqa.

Oct 04, 2017, 19:16 PM IST

Israel hits Syria site reportedly used for chemical weapons

Syria`s government claims it no longer possesses chemical weapons after a 2013 agreement under which it pledged to surrender its chemical arsenal.

Sep 07, 2017, 13:57 PM IST

Russia strikes ISIS positions in Syria with cruise missiles, destroys posts

Russian strategic bombers have destroyed three ammunition depots and a command post of Islamic State in the Syrian province Of Hama, using advanced airborne cruise missiles, Russian agencies reported on Wednesday, citing Russia`s Defence Ministry.

Jul 05, 2017, 19:12 PM IST
Syrian govt intensifies attacks around Damascus, Hama

Syrian govt intensifies attacks around Damascus, Hama

Syrian government forces intensified their bombardment of opposition-held areas around Damascus and the central city of Hama, activists reported today, as they pushed to erase battlefield advances made by insurgents in March.

Apr 03, 2017, 22:54 PM IST

Syrian government forces take back areas near Hama: Monitor

The Russian-backed Syrian army has recaptured 16 villages lost to insurgents last week near the city of Hama.

Mar 31, 2017, 13:54 PM IST

Syrian rebels launch attack near Hama

Syrian rebels including a powerful alliance of jihadist groups said they launched a new offensive near the city of Hama in the central part of western Syria on Tuesday.

Mar 22, 2017, 09:00 AM IST

At least 120,000 displaced in Syria in past month: UN

At least 120,000 people have been displaced in Syria this month because of fighting, according to UN humanitarian officials.

Oct 27, 2015, 04:13 AM IST

40 Islamic State targets have been hit in new Syria strikes, says Russia

 Russian jets hit 40 Islamic State targets in new strikes in Syria over the past 24 hours, destroying several ammunition depots and training camps, the defence ministry said on Wednesday.

Oct 14, 2015, 19:25 PM IST

Syria regime retakes villages near stronghold: Monitor

Syria`s armed forces on Tuesday wrested back control of a series of key villages near the regime`s coastal bastion that had been overrun by a rebel alliance, a monitor said.

Aug 18, 2015, 21:59 PM IST

Syria rebels threaten key position near regime bastion: Monitor

Syrian rebel groups allied with al Qaeda fought on Wednesday to advance on a key military headquarters near President Bashar al-Assad`s coastal heartland, a monitor said.

Aug 05, 2015, 22:11 PM IST

Islamic State raids kill 40 Syrian regime forces: Monitor

 Islamic State group jihadists have killed at least 40 Syrian government forces in consecutive attacks on three checkpoints in central Syria, a monitor said on Saturday. 

Jun 27, 2015, 19:23 PM IST

18 killed in Syria attacks

At least 18 people were killed in central and northern Syria by either rebel-fired rockets or government aircraft bombing, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) said on Tuesday.

Apr 14, 2015, 17:24 PM IST

IS executes at least 30 civilians in central Syria: Monitor

 The extremist Islamic State group Tuesday executed at least 30 civilians, including two children, in a raid on a regime-held village the central Syrian province of Hama, a monitor said. 

Mar 31, 2015, 14:58 PM IST

More than 100 killed in Syria attacks

More than 100 people were killed in Syria in 24 hours of violence after Islamic State fighters attacked regime troops and a suicide bomber caused carnage at Kurdish new year celebrations, a monitor said Friday.

Mar 21, 2015, 12:25 PM IST

Syria activists mourn `death` of revolution

With regime troops and jihadists battling for control of Syria, sidelined activists who led a pro-democracy uprising in 2011 say their revolution has died along with their dreams of freedom.

Nov 28, 2014, 15:42 PM IST

Seven members of Syria family executed by jihadists

The jihadist Islamic State group executed seven members of a single family from the Ismaili minority in the central Syrian province of Hama overnight, state media and a monitor said on Monday.

Aug 04, 2014, 19:27 PM IST

Syria rebels kill 14 in Hama village: State media, NGO

At least 14 people, among them women, were killed by Syrian rebels in the village of Khatab in central Hama province overnight, state media and an NGO said today.

Jul 09, 2014, 14:29 PM IST

Chemical weapons watchdog team kidnapped in Syria: Ministry

Six international chemical weapons watchdog investigators have been kidnapped with their Syrian drivers on a fact-finding mission in the central province of Hama, the foreign ministry said on Tuesday.

May 27, 2014, 17:40 PM IST

Syrian rebels accused of using toxic gas

Al Qaeda-linked Nusra Front used toxic gas in the central province of Hama, killing at least two people and causing suffocation to hundred others, official Syrian media said Saturday.

Apr 13, 2014, 04:32 AM IST

Syrians trade blame over `poison` attack on town

Syrian state television and medical sources in central Hama province on Saturday swapped accusations over an attack that reportedly caused "suffocation and poisoning" of residents.

Apr 12, 2014, 20:49 PM IST