Reports smuggled out of Isis-occupied Syria detail the horrors faced by a desperate population In March 2013, Free Syrian Army fighters, alongside the al-Qaida-linked militia Jabhat al-Nusra, liberated Raqqa, a city in Syria’s east. Statues of Assad were attacked, detainees were set free, a hip-hop concert was held. Show More Summary
Hala with her four children: Sara, Farah, Helen and Mohammed. Credit: Alina Emrich For three years, documentary filmmaker Marcel Mettelsiefen followed one Syrian family: Hala, her husband Abu Ali, a commander in the Free Syrian Army, and their four young children: Sara, Farah, Helen and Mohammed. Show More Summary
BEIRUT (Reuters) - A rebel group fighting under the Free Syrian Army banner in northwest Syria has withdrawn from a shaky nationwide ceasefire, blaming the government and its allies for violations.
BEIRUT (Reuters) - A powerful jihadist group has crushed a Free Syrian Army rebel faction in northwestern Syria, in an attack that threatens to deal a critical blow to the more moderate wing of the Syrian rebellion and derail new Russian-backed peace talks.
BEIRUT (Reuters) - A jihadist group launched a major assault on Free Syrian Army factions in Syria as they attended peace talks in Kazakhstan, rebel officials said on Tuesday, igniting a new conflict among insurgents that could further strengthen the government's hand.
Members of the Free Syrian Army denounced a visit by a former rebel commander to Russia.
Assault on stronghold, thought to be where Istanbul attack was planned, will soon be over, say Erdo?an and Free Syria Army Turkey has said the operation to retake the Syrian town of al-Bab, Islamic State’s westernmost stronghold, will...Show More Summary
Free Syrian Army and other groups pull out of discussions about Kazakhstan peace talks due to assault on Wadi Barada.
A leader with the Free Syrian Army told CNN International Monday that President Barack Obama had not lived up to his promises and they hope president-elect Donald Trump represents a shift in policy in combating ISIS.
Rebels fighting under the Free Syrian Army banner in Wadi Barada warn the fragile ceasefire is in danger of collapse.
The Free Syrian Army called it a " reckless act endangering the lives of nearly 50,000 people."
The Rahman Corps is a Syrian Rebel group operating in the Damascus region. It is independent of the Free Syrian Army, but is on friendly terms with the opposition group. Via the group’s Youtube channel, some videos have been released...Show More Summary
by Juan Cole | (Informed Comment) | – – Some 2,000 rebel fighters, most of them Muslim fundamentalists, others remnants of the Free Syrian Army, are trying to break the Syrian regime’s…
The British Minister for Defence, Michael Fallon, has announced that his country is going to reform the Free Syrian Army. This means that his government is going to take over the training programme for the so-called «moderate» combatants which was launched by President Obama in 2014. Show More Summary
Photographs of the rebel group Free Syrian Army have been circulating around since September that show a group of soldiers firing 81mm mortars at enemy positions in the vicinity of Aleppo. The odd part about the photos is that some of the troops firing the mortars don’t appear to be FSA troops at all. Show More Summary
Syrian rebels backed by Turkey and a U.S.-led coalition are closing in on the Islamic State militant group-held village of Dabiq, the site of an apocalyptic prophesy central to the militant group's ideology. Free Syrian Army (FSA) rebel...Show More Summary
Blake Franko Security, It might be the only weapon of war produced by almost 100 countries. A few days ago, fighters from the Free Syrian Army ran American special-operations forces out of a town near the Turkish border, hurling insults like “infidels,” “crusaders,” “dogs” and “pigs.” These fighters, who are actively benefiting from U.S. Show More Summary
Free Syrian Army rebels in the outskirts of Western al-Qalamoun in Rif Damascus abducted a key Hezbollah official and his wife while they were driving through the Lebanese town of Ham, the Saudi Okaz daily reported on Monday. “Free Syrian Army rebels in the outskirts of Western al-Qalamoun carried out a quality operation and were able […]
By Juan Cole / Informed Comment Fundamentalist militiamen of the U.S.-backed Free Syrian Army chased American commandos out of al-Ray in Syria near the Turkish border, cursing them as “pigs” and “crusaders” and asserting that the United States is attempting a military occupation of Syria.
The «moderates» of the Free Syrian Army (FSA) attacked the Kurds of the YPG in the North of Syria after the cease-fire had come into force. Russia specifically asked the FSA to stop fighting. In reality, this group of the FSA was formed by the Turkish army during the «liberation» of Jarablus, which until then had been occupied by Daesh. Show More Summary