Tarek Ahmad, a member of the Hmeymim group of internal Syrian opposition, said that the United States should change their strategy of dealing with every so called military opposition group in Syria including the Free Syrian Army (FSA) and Jaish al-Islam.
BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Free Syrian Army rebel alliance said on Wednesday it would respect an Eid holiday ceasefire, but only if government forces also abided by it, accusing the government of having already violated the truce.
Two major groups on the ground in Syria that have received assistance from the United States, the People's Protection Units (YPG) and the Free Syrian Army (FSA), are trying to destroy Daesh, but instead of being allies they are in fact fighting against each other.
The current rift between Syrian Armed groups may complicate the fight against Daesh and the overall situation in the war-torn country. Rebels from the Free Syrian Army (FSA) say they are in a struggle with the People’s Protection Units (YPG). Sputnik spoke to analyst Max Abrams about how far these groups can go in their feud.
The Syrian Arab Army (SAA), assisted by Russian warplanes and its local allies, will free the city of Raqqa, which Daesh turned into the capital of its terror caliphate, political analyst Catherine Shakdam told Radio Sputnik, pointing to the liberation of Palmyra as the moment when the tide of war changed in Damascus' favor.
Military convoy with hundreds of militants, allegedly linked to the Free Syrian Army, entered Syria through the Turkey-controlled Bab al Salam checkpoint, a local source told Sputnik on Monday.
The Daesh militant group, outlawed in Russia, carried out an offensive against the Syrian Free Army in Aleppo province and seized a number of settlements in the past 24 hours, the Russian Defense Ministry said Saturday.
Syrian government troops violated the period of silence in the Damascus suburbs of Darayya and Eastern Ghouta by trying to capture one area under opposition control, according to the statement of the Free Syrian Army (FSA).
The Free Syrian Army will withdraw from the ceasefire regime if governmental troops continue their offensive against Darayya, a suburb of Damascus, and other besieged areas across Syria, the Free Syrian Army's legal adviser, Osama Abu Zeid, said Monday.
Two Syrian Kurds were shot dead by a former member of the Free Syrian Army (FSA) last weekend, in what the executioner said was a response to an incident last month in which the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) killed around 50...Show More Summary
Another four villages near the Turkish-Syrian border have been captured by Daesh terrorists, who continue to fight the Free Syrian Army.
Syrian opposition activists accused Lebanon’s Hezbollah militant group of using chemical weapons again in collaboration with the Syrian regime in rebel-held areas. Abou Mohammed Al-Assi, a member of the Free Syrian Army’s military council, did not rule out Hezbollah’s possession of chemical arms because the regime owns such weapons. “It was proved that chemical (arms) […]
Relative calm is observed in the Syrian province of Aleppo since the "silent" period entered into force at midnight local time, legal adviser to the Free Syrian Army (FSA) Osama Abu Zeid said Thursday.
The Free Syrian Army says there are no areas in the suburbs of the Syrian city of Aleppo that are under the control of the al-Nusra Front.
Syria’s largest city, Aleppo saw a worrying outbreak of violence last week that could fatally undermine the cessation of hostilities that had held between most Free Syrian Army units and the Syrian Arab Army.
The Free Syrian Army (FSA) supports the decision of the opposition High Negotiations Committee to put on hold its participation in the proximity talks over the humanitarian situation in the country, an FSA statement signed by all of its 37 units said.
The Free Syrian Army (FSA) will "never in any case" accept the principle of divisibility or regional truces, according to the statement of the group.
The Free Syrian Army is not ready to comply with the so-called "silent" period due to continuing attacks in Aleppo, Osama Abu Zeid, legal adviser for the group, told Sputnik on Friday.
Groups of the Free Syrian Army in Aleppo have not received any information of the announced ‘silent’ period beginning on April 30, but are ready to comply with the ceasefire, a source in one of the largest groups in Aleppo said Frid...
Osama Abu Zeid, a legal adviser of the Free Syrian Army, said that the ceasefire in Syria was on the verge of collapse and the FSA may withdraw from the negotiation process.