World Apr 21, 2019

Jihadis kill more than 60 regime fighters across Syria over 48 hours

Jihadis have killed more than 60 Syrian regime fighters in 48 hours, a monitor said Saturday, in some of the deadliest attacks on pro-Damascus forces in recent weeks. Kurdish-led forces in March announced the defeat of the Islamic State group's "caliphate" in eastern Syria, but ...

World Apr 13, 2019

Syria's air defenses intercept Israeli missiles near city of Hama

Israeli planes targeted a military position near the province of Hama in Syria on Saturday, but Syrian air defences intercepted and downed some of the rockets, Syrian state television said on Saturday. Citing military sources, SANA news agency and Syrian state television said that Israeli ...

U.S. general recommends arming and aiding Syrian fighters after pullout

World Feb 16, 2019

U.S. general recommends arming and aiding Syrian fighters after pullout

The United States should keep arming and aiding the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) following the planned U.S. withdrawal from Syria, provided the group keeps up the pressure on Islamic State, a senior U.S. general said Friday. The recommendation by Army Gen. Joseph Votel, who ...

World Jun 18, 2018

Syria accuses U.S. of bombing pro-regime positions

Syrian state media said Monday that U.S.-led coalition aircraft had bombed "one of our military positions" in eastern Syria, leading to deaths and injuries, but the U.S. military denied carrying out strikes in the area. The strike took place in al-Harra, southeast of Albu Kamal, ...