Civilian toll mounts as Syria regime pounds jihadi bastion

World May 29, 2019

Civilian toll mounts as Syria regime pounds jihadi bastion

Another wave of regime airstrikes on Tuesday struck a jihadi bastion in northwest Syria where more than 40 civilians have been killed in several days of heavy bombardment, a war monitor said. Six children were among 12 people killed on Tuesday in government fire on ...

Syria regime steps up airstrikes in northwest and seizes small town

World May 27, 2019

Syria regime steps up airstrikes in northwest and seizes small town

Syrian government forces pounded positions in the northwest of the country on Sunday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said, in the heaviest day of air strikes since launching a major campaign against the rebel-held territory nearly four weeks ago. The bombardment helped Russian-backed government ...

Syrian troops, backed by Hezbollah, take key mountain in coastal region

World Dec 17, 2015

Syrian troops, backed by Hezbollah, take key mountain in coastal region

Syrian government forces captured a strategic mountain in the country's northwest on Wednesday, inching closer to a rebel-held stronghold in the coastal province of Latakia, state media and a monitoring group said. State TV quoted an unnamed military official as saying that Syrian troops and ...

Syrian army using new surface, air weapons from Russia; Raqqa bombed

World Sep 18, 2015

Syrian army using new surface, air weapons from Russia; Raqqa bombed

The Syrian military has recently started using new types of air and ground weapons supplied by Russia, a Syrian military source told Reuters on Thursday, underlining growing Russian support to Damascus that is alarming the United States. "The weapons are highly effective and very accurate, ...