Syrian military

BEIRUT | Syrian military seizes key swath of land in country’s center

BEIRUT — Syria’s military announced Wednesday it has restored government control over more than 460 square miles (1,200 square kilometers) in central Syria, securing a power station, a refinery and a cement factory after uprooting armed opposition from the area. With the latest military victory, Syrian government forces regain control of the largest single swath … Continue reading BEIRUT | Syrian military seizes key swath of land in country’s center

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Mattis does not rule out airstrike against Syria

WASHINGTON | April 9, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) The Latest on U.S. reaction to the apparent chemical attack in Syria (all times local): 9:45 a.m. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says the U.S. is not ruling out military airstrikes against Syria in response to the government’s alleged use of toxic gas against civilians. At a photo-taking session in the … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Mattis does not rule out airstrike against Syria

The Latest: Syrian military takes district south of capital

BEIRUT/March 13, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —The Latest on developments in Syria (all times local): 2:10 p.m. The Syrian government says the military has seized control of a district south of the capital Damascus after it was evacuated by militants and civilians. The government-run Central Military Media says buses and vans carrying more than 1,000 people left … Continue reading The Latest: Syrian military takes district south of capital