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.
Daesh (ISIL/ISIS) militants have captured five villages from Free Syrian Army (FSA) forces in northern Aleppo province near the Turkish border, Sputnik Turkey correspondent Hikmet Durgun reports.
MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Russian air force and Syrian army are preparing for a joint operation to liberate Aleppo, Syrian Prime Minister Wael al-Halaki told visiting Moscow lawmakers on Sunday, Russian news agencies reported.
The Free Syrian Army won back the strategic border town of Cobanbey in Aleppo province from Daesh terrorists, an event of paramount importance, according to Tarik Sulo Cevizci, deputy chairman of the Syrian Turkmen National Movement Party.
AMMAN (Reuters) - Syrian rebel forces on Thursday took over a town near the Turkish border that had been the main stronghold of Islamic State in the northern Aleppo countryside, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights and rebel sources...Show More Summary
Jabhat al-Nusra went to war with a popular Free Syrian Army faction in Idlib. Big mistake.
The head of the Syrian Kurds representative office in Moscow said that groups linked to the Free Syrian Army continue violating the Syria truce.
The Syrian Arab Army (SAA), assisted by Russian military aircraft and its local allies, has launched a massive operation to free the iconic ancient city of Palmyra, seized by Daesh in May 2015, in what would most likely pave the way for a campaign to push the terrorists out of Raqqa, the de facto capital of the caliphate.
The largely observed ceasefire in Syria has apparently forced some rebel groups which were fighting together against the government troops to turn their violence on each other. When Division 13 of the Free Syrian Army and al-Nusra Front clashed, the jihadists had to escape from a town in Idlib province.
The al-Qaida-affiliated Nusra Front reportedly has repeated scenarios it previously acted out against other “moderate” remnants of the old Free Syrian Army.
U.S.-backed Syrian rebels say Al Qaeda militants have seized their bases and stolen weapons in a series of raids in the northern Idlib province. Division 13 of the Free Syrian Army said on Twitter Sunday that the Al Qaeda-affiliated Nusra Front occupied and looted its posts late the night before....
Relatively moderate and well-educated rebels weren't numerous enough to lead the Syrian opposition.
Abu Hamed is a former Free Syrian Army fighter who defected to ISIS, where he served in their internal security forces; after a split with the organization, he stole a thumb-drive containing the induction questionnaires and personnel files of over 22,000 jihadi fighters who travelled from 51 countries to fight with ISIS. Show More Summary
The US-led coalition operating in Syria is playing a massive game of dress-up in the country, where “its immense but now stranded terrorist hordes” change their banners back and forth from Daesh to the so-called Free Syrian Army, seeking protection within the terms of the ceasefire, according to a Bangkok-based geopolitical researcher.