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Islamic State captures 60 Syrian villages

Islamic State jihadists have seized 60 Kurdish villages near the Turkish border in a lightning two-day campaign, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Friday.

Islamic State captures 60 Syrian villages

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Islamic State jihadists have seized 60 Kurdish villages near the Turkish border in a lightning two-day campaign, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Friday.

Obama Speech Leads to More ISIS Recruits, Mainly from Turkey

President Barack Obama's announcement of his offer to arm and help Syrian rebels fight against the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) may have triggered a surge in recruitment for the terrorist group. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights,Show More Summary

ISIS SEIZES 21 VILLAGES IN SYRIA

There have been gains against ISIS. But ISIS has some gains of its own to proclaim. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says at least 21 villages around Syria’s third largest Kurdish city, Kobane, have been captured. It’s in an area that is autonomously controlled by the Kurds. The concern is that ISIS is positioning itself […]

Syrian government airstrikes on Damascus suburb kill dozens

Syrian government forces killed 42 people in airstrikes on a rebel stronghold on the outskirts of Damascus, local activists reported. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported that seven children died in the attacks, which took...Show More Summary

ISIS, Syria rebel group sign ceasefire deal

Syrian rebels and jihadists from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria have agreed a non-aggression pact for the first time in a suburb of the capital Damascus, a monitoring group said on Friday. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights...Show More Summary

?Islamic State Is Selling Yazidi Women as "Brides" to Fighters

Earlier this month, fighters of the Islamic State (IS) kidnapped around 300 women as part of their siege on the Yazidi community. Now the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights is claiming to have confirmed that at least 27 Yazidi women have been sold to the jihadist fighters for around $1000 each. Everything continues to be awful. Read more...

Dozens of Yazidi women 'sold into marriage' by jihadists: NGO

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Several dozen Yazidi women kidnapped by Islamic State jihadists in Iraq have been taken to Syria, forced to convert and sold into marriage to militants, a monitoring group said Saturday. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a Britain-based...Show More Summary

ISIS Captures, Brutally Executes Dozens of Syrian Soldiers

After capturing the Tabqa military base in northeastern Syria, ISIS militants reportedly killed at least 65 Syrian soldiers on Wednesday. According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, "some were shot to death, while others were...Show More Summary

More than 500 dead in battle for Syria's Tabqa airport: NGO

More than 500 Syrian soldiers and Islamic State fighters died in a six-day battle for Tabqa airport, last stronghold of the Damascus regime in the northern province of Raqa, a monitor said Sunday. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights...Show More Summary

70 IS jihadists killed in Syria clashes: monitor

At least 70 Islamic State jihadist fighters have been killed in 48 hours of clashes with Syrian army troops in the northern province of Raqa, a monitoring group said Friday. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said IS had launched...Show More Summary

Syria war toll over 180,000: NGO

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More than 180,000 people have been killed in Syria since the conflict broke out in March 2011, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said in a new toll published Thursday. The group said 49,699 members of the armed opposition had been killed, among them fighters from jihadist groups like Al-Qaeda affiliate Al-Nusra Front and the Islamic State. Show More Summary

Syria death toll tops 180,000, report

  BEIRUT, Lebanon -  More than 180,000 people have been killed in Syria since the conflict broke out in March 2011, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said in a new toll published on Thursday. The Britain-based monitoring group,...Show More Summary

IS steps up attack on last Syria army bastion in Raqa: NGO

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Syrian troops battled Wednesday to hold onto their last stronghold in the northern province of Raqa, under fierce attack from Islamic State jihadists, a monitoring group said. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said IS fightersShow More Summary

Report: Islamic State Expanding by the Thousands

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a group dedicated to following the developments on the ground in the Syrian Civil War, tells Reuters that the jihadist terror group, the Islamic State (IS), has expanded by "at least 6,300" jihadists in the past month, the fastest expansion of the organization to date. Show More Summary

Hezbollah killed Islamic State commander in Syria

A Syrian opposition group says Lebanese Hezbollah fighters have killed a senior member of the Islamic State group. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Tuesday that the man known as Abu Abdullah al-Iraqi was killed by a bomb planted in his car in the rugged Qalamoun region along the border with Lebanon. Show More Summary

Lebanon's Hezbollah kills top jihadist in Syria: NGO

Fighters from Lebanon's Hezbollah have killed a top jihadist from the Islamic State group in Syria who allegedly planned bloody attacks in Lebanon, a monitoring group said on Tuesday. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Hezbollah fighters had killed Abu Abdullah al-Iraqi in the Qalamun region in Syria, near the border with Lebanon.

Islamic State Terrorists Slaughter 700 Sheitat Civilians In Syria, World Outrage Presumably To Follow

Islamic State terrorists in Syria are doing what they do best and have reportedly executed 700 Sheitat civilians over the last two weeks, as reported by the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights group on Saturday. The killings took place in eastern Syria where Sheitat tribesman have been fighting with Islamic State terrorists, also known as

IS killed more than 700 Syria tribe members in 2 weeks: NGO

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Islamic State jihadists have killed more than 700 members of a tribe in eastern Syria in two weeks, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Saturday. They were killed in the Ghranij, Abu Hamam and Kashkiyeh villages of the mainly...Show More Summary

32 killed in Syria's Daraa, Aleppo

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At least 22 people were killed Friday when a car bomb exploded in front of a mosque in Daraa province of southern Syria, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. In northern Syria, the Observatory reported 10 people killed when regime helicopters dropped explosive-packed "barrel bombs" on Aleppo city. Show More Summary

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