Assad 'sure of victory' in Syria's civil war

President made announcement two days after military claimed control over strategic area in Homs.

    Syrian President Bashar al-Assad says he is sure of victory in the country's civil war.

    He made the announcement two days after the military said it had taken control of a strategic area in the city of Homs.

    Al Jazeera's Charles Stratford reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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