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Syrian army controls capital after ousting ISIS

Syria's army on Monday was in complete control of the capital and its outskirts for the first time since 2012.

May 22, 2018, 00:56 AM IST

18 killed in car bomb blast targeting rebels' position in Syria's Idlib

Civilians were among those killed and wounded by the car bomb that targeted a position of Agnad al-Caucaus rebel group.

Jan 08, 2018, 07:54 AM IST

Syrian army encircles last IS stronghold in Syria: Reports

Syria`s army and its allies have surrounded and started to enter Albu Kamal.

Nov 08, 2017, 20:14 PM IST

Syria says it liberated Deir el-Zour city from IS militants

Deir el-Zour, on the west bank of the Euphrates River, had been divided into a government-held and an IS-held part for nearly three years.

Nov 03, 2017, 16:26 PM IST

Syrian army takes full control of Deir al-Zor from Islamic State: Observatory

The Syrian army and its allies have taken full control of Deir al-Zor city from Islamic State, the largest and most important city in eastern Syria, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Thursday.

Nov 03, 2017, 09:24 AM IST

Syrian army seizes oilfield from Islamic State in east: State TV

On Saturday, the army and militias fighting alongside it seized the Teym oilfield in desert south of Deir al-Zor, state TV said. Deir al-Zor is in an oil-rich area of Syria.

Sep 09, 2017, 14:23 PM IST

Syria army nears regime enclave besieged by Islamic State

Syria's army battled the Islamic State group on the edges of Deir Ezzor Monday, seeking to break the siege of a government enclave and oust the jihadists from a key stronghold.

Sep 04, 2017, 18:00 PM IST

Syrian army gains ground on Jordan border in southwest

The Syrian army and its allies seized control of at least 30 km (19 miles) of Syria`s border with Jordan from rebels in an attack on Thursday, two rebel groups and a Syrian military source said.

Aug 10, 2017, 19:16 PM IST

Syrian army declares ceasefire in several areas near Damascus

The Syrian army announced the cessation of hostilities in several areas of a rebel stronghold near the capital Damascus.

Jul 23, 2017, 10:08 AM IST

Syrian army, militias attack rebels in southeast desert

Syrian troops and Iranian-backed militias launched an assault on Bedouin villages in southeast Syria on Monday to consolidate control of a swathe of desert stretching to the Iraqi border, Western-backed rebels said.

Jul 10, 2017, 22:19 PM IST

Syrian Army and allies step up bombing of rebels in Deraa city

The Syrian government`s strategic goal is to open a direct route from Damascus to the Jordanian border.

Jun 12, 2017, 08:28 AM IST

Syria army takes Aleppo town from IS: military source

The capture of Maskana, on the western bank of Lake Assad, comes as part of a major Russian-backed military operation that began in mid-January to drive the jihadists from Aleppo province.

Jun 04, 2017, 22:21 PM IST

Iraqi forces launch operation to seize last Islamic State enclave in Mosul

Iraqi armed forces launched an operation on Saturday to capture the last Islamic State-held enclave in Mosul, according to a military statement.

May 27, 2017, 21:45 PM IST

Over 2,000 rebels, families evacuate Damascus district: Report

Hundreds of rebels and their families were evacuated this week from the adjacent Barzeh district after rebels there decided to lay down their arms.

May 15, 2017, 08:44 AM IST

Syrian army retakes most of rebel-held district on edge of Damascus

The Syrian army and its allies are on the verge of completely seizing the rebel-held district of Qaboun on the edge of the capital Damascus following over two months of aerial strikes and artillery shelling, rebels and state media said on Sunday.

May 14, 2017, 14:08 PM IST

Aleppo bomb blast kills six: Report

A bomb blast killed six people and injured 32 in the Salah al-Din district of Aleppo, Syrian state television reported on Wednesday without giving further details. 

Apr 19, 2017, 15:16 PM IST

Syrian Army expels Daesh terrorists near Deir ez-Zor Airbase

Syrian government forces have freed territories to the south of the Syrian airbase in Deir ez-Zor from Daesh terrorists.

Apr 16, 2017, 09:51 AM IST

Syrian Army says US-led airstrike killed hundreds, including civilians

The Syrian Army claimed Thursday that a US-led airstrike against the Islamic State near Deir ez-Zor killed a large number of civilians, due to the suffocation resulted from inhaling toxic substances.

Apr 13, 2017, 19:27 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 army sends reinforcements to Hama province

The Syrian army is sending reinforcements to face a major rebel offensive in Hama province, a Syrian military source told Reuters on Wednesday, as insurgents pressed an attack in a western area critically important to President Bashar al-Assad.Bashar al-Assad.

Mar 22, 2017, 19:05 PM IST