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Syria Retakes Homs Gas Field from Hardline Group

Syrian army said on Sunday it recaptured a gas field east of the central city of Homs that was seized by hardline Islamic State fighters earlier this month. Syrian television showed footage of soldiers running and deploying in a vast desert area which it said was the Sha'ar gas field. The army said in a statement it retook the field after a “precise operation in which dozens of terrorists were killed.” However, a source from the Islamic State said the fighters pulled out after...

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