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Syria`s Assad pays tribute to soldiers despite setbacks

Syria`s President Bashar al-Assad has paid tribute to his army and a group of soldiers who escaped an almost month-long rebel siege, in comments which follow a series of regime losses.

May 23, 2015, 17:00 PM IST

Air raids on market kill 40 as Syria regime hits back

Air strikes on a marketplace Sunday killed at least 40 civilians, including women and children, as Syrian forces stepped up attacks on rebels a day after losing a key border town.

Apr 27, 2015, 01:46 AM IST

Qaeda, allies advance on regime in northwest Syria: Monitor

Al-Qaeda`s Syrian affiliate and other Islamist fighters made gains Friday in a joint offensive on the last major regime bastion in northwest Idlib province, a monitor said. 

Apr 24, 2015, 16:33 PM IST