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Citizens of over 81 countries fighting in Syria: Report

A recent intelligence report has revealed that terrorists from over 81 countries are currently fighting inside Syria against the government of President Bashar Al-Assad. New York-based intelligence firm, the Soufan Group, estimated in June that at least 12,000 terrorists from 81 countries, including some 3,000 European nationals, are fighting in Syria. The number is said to be unprecedented in the history o ...

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Syria army makes advances in fight with militants

Soldiers of the Syrian army have made more gains in their fight against foreign-backed militants in the outskirts of the capital Damascus, Press TV reports. Darrya, a town south of Damascus, has been the scene of fierce clashes between the Syrian army and the militants since early 2012. Although the town has been secured, the army remained vigilant by carrying out constant search operations to prevent the m ...

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Syrian army kills 70 Takfiri militants in Raqqa Province

Syrian government troops have killed at least 70 Takfiri ISIL terrorists during a massive military operation in the country’s troubled north, initial reports say. The so-called Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR), which is based in London and opposes the Syrian government, confirmed the latest reports on Friday. Senior officials from the SOHR say the militants have been killed in the northern provinc ...

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Syria caretaker defense minister visits Mleiha

Syria’s caretaker Defense Minister Fahed al-Freij has visited the town of Mleiha in the Damascus’ countryside following its recapture by government forces from foreign-backed militants, Press TV reports. The high-ranking official visited the liberated town on Sunday and told the soldiers there that President Bashar al-Assad, the commander-in-chief of the Armed Forces, is proud of their sacrifices and the he ...

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Syria repairing war damage as displaced return

The Syrian government is trying to reconstruct the areas that the army has taken back from foreign-backed militants, Press TV reports. In May, a deal brought back the central city of Homs under the government’s control after its infrastructure was heavily damaged. The government is now taking measures to reconstruct the city in an effort to bring back those displaced to their hometown. “The damages are esti ...

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100 Syrians killed in five days in N Lebanon: Report

Five days of clashes with the ISIL Takfiri terrorists have left at least 100 Syrian refugees dead or injured in the Lebanese border town of Arsal, opposition sources say. The UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights announced the figure amid fighting between Lebanese security forces and the terrorists. "The toll is high and there are children among the casualties," said Rami Abdel Rahman, the head of th ...

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OPCW delegation to continue mission in Syria

A group of chemical weapons experts is due to travel to Syria to continue the destruction of the country’s chemical capabilities. On Tuesday, Sigrid Kaag, the special coordinator for the mission to dismantle Syria’s chemicals, told the United Nations Security Council that the team would follow up on the task in September. A joint mission from the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) a ...

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Militants’ mortar attacks kill 12 in Damascus

Mortar shells fired by foreign-backed militants fighting against the Syrian government have hit residential areas in the capital Damascus, killing at least 12 civilians and injuring dozens of others. According to a source at the Syrian Police Command, mortar shells landed in al-Dweila area in Damascus, claiming the lives of eight Syrians, including a child, and injuring 16 others, the official SANA news age ...

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Syria army troops gain new ground near Damascus

The Syrian army has gained more ground in its fight against foreign-backed Takfiri militants near the capital, Damascus, amid ongoing heavy clashes between the two sides across the country, Press TV reports. On Saturday, Syrian army troops managed to regain full control of several areas in the city of Mulayhah, located approximately 9 kilometers (5.5 miles) southeast of Damascus. The government forces also ...

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Syria army forces blow up militant headquarters

Syrian army forces have blown up a building in the northwestern city of Idlib that foreign-sponsored Takfiri militants used as headquarters. According to local sources, a number of militants were killed in the operation on Tuesday. Syrian army units also managed to kill many Takfiri militants in other parts of Idleb Province. Also on the same day, Syrian army troops retook the strategic town of Murk, situat ...

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