BEIRUT (Reuters) - Islamic State has seized five villages from Syrian rebels in northern Syria, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Thursday, advancing in an area where Turkey and the United States are planning to open a new front against the group.
BEIRUT (Reuters) - A two-day ceasefire between warring sides in Syria came into force on Thursday in a rebel-held town near the border with Lebanon, and two Shi'ite villages in the northwest, the UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian government air strikes on areas east of Damascus have killed 247 people in the last 10 days, including 50 children, and wounded 1,000 more people, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Tuesday.
A new Israeli raid on Syrian-controlled territory in the Golan Heights killed at least five people on Friday, Syrian state television reported, describing the victims as unarmed civilians. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a British-based monitoring group, said the strike killed two pro-regime militiamen travelling in a car. It followed more than a dozen […]
BEIRUT (Reuters) - A suicide bomber attacked offices of a Kurdish security agency in northeastern Syria on Wednesday, killing at least 10 people, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported.
More than 80 people were killed and at least 200 wounded in four airstrikes on a crowded marketplace, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.
BEIRUT, Aug 16 (Reuters) - A Syrian government air strike northeast of Damascus killed at least 80 people in a marketplace on Sunday, rescue workers in the rebel-held area and the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. At least 200...Show More Summary
Turkish border guards killed three and injured at least seven Syrians, attempting to cross the border into Turkey, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) said.
Syrian rebels fired around 1,000 rockets, mortar shells and homemade projectiles at two besieged Shiite towns in Idlib province, a monitor said Monday. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said there were reports of dead and injured in the heavy fire on Fuaa and Kafraya that started on Sunday night, but it had no confirmed […]
The Islamic State (ISIL) jihadist group failed in an attempt to occupy the Kweiris military airbase in the Syrian northern province of Aleppo, leaving 26 militants dead, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) said.
BEIRUT (Reuters) - At least nine people were killed and several wounded in a series of mortar bomb attacks on the Syrian capital Damascus, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Sunday.
Militants belonging to the so-called Islamic State (IS) have seized control of a key town in central Syria after violent clashes with forces loyal to President Bashar Al-Assad. According to the British based Syrian Observatory for Human...Show More Summary
According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group, the al-Qaeda linked group al-Nusra has taken five US-trained Syrian rebels hostage.
Kurdish fighters and Syrian regime forces ousted the Islamic State (ISIS) from the northeastern Syrian city of Hasakah on Tuesday, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a U.K. based group that monitors the conflict. ISIS...Show More Summary
By Juan Cole | (Informed Comment) | – – Syrian Kurds and the British based Syrian Observatory said Monday that Turkish tanks had shelled the village of Zur Maghar near Kobani on…
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reports that more than 1,000 children have been killed in airstrikes carried out by the Syrian government in the ongoing civil war. The watchdog group adds that 4,879 civilians have died in the aerial bombardments by warplanes and helicopters, with a U.N. envoy deriding the "unprecedented levels of destruction" Syrians are suffering.
Almost 70 fighters have been killed in the two-week-old battle between pro-government forces and Islamist rebels for control of Zabadani on Syria’s border with Lebanon, a monitoring group said Monday. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said 46 rebels and 21 members of Lebanon’s Shiite militia Hezbollah fighting on the government side have died since […]
BEIRUT (Reuters) - One senior Tunisian Islamic State leader alongside five other foreign jihadists were killed in an air strike near the northeastern city of Hasaka, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported on Monday.
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Two senior Islamic State leaders were killed in an air strike in northeastern Syria on Monday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported.
Two senior Islamic State leaders were killed in an air strike in northeastern Syria on Monday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported. The Observatory, which gathers its information from an activist network on the ground, identified the leaders as an Iraqi, Abu Osama al-Iraqi, and a Syrian named Amer al-Rafdan. The Observatory said the […]