BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian Kurdish fighters have recaptured more than 10 villages seized by Islamic State north of its de facto capital of Raqqa city, aided by U.S.-led coalition air strikes, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported on Tuesday.
A recent report filed by the UK based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights has revealed startling figures regarding high numbers of executions carried out by terrorist organisation ISIS in the first year of establishing its “caliphate”. Show More Summary
In the first year of its self-proclaimed Islamic Caliphate, ISIS jihadists executed over 3,027 people, among them being at least 86 women and 76 children, as reported by the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. Some analysts have suggested such executions are part of an "apocalypse ideology."
Two Syrian civilian women were publicly beheaded alongside their husbands by the Islamic State this week, according to a report by the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. Read more...
Militants with the so-called Islamic State (IS) have beheaded female civilians in Syria for the first time, having accused the two women of practicing sorcery, according to the UK-based monitoring group Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR). Show More Summary
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Islamic State fighters stormed the Syrian town of Tel Abyad on the Turkish border on Tuesday and captured a neighborhood from Syrian Kurdish YPG militia, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group sa...
Two women were beheaded in Syria this week by the Islamic State, according to a new report by monitor Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. Using a network of sources on the ground, the London based rights organization has long been one...Show More Summary
The Islamic State has beheaded two female civilians in Syria "by the use of sword in public" for the first time, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. The women were killed alongside their husbands in Deir Ezzor and Mayadin over the past two days. All were accused of...
The Islamic State terrorist croup has beheaded two women for the first time in the Syrian eastern province of Deir ez-Zor, a Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) said.
It has been a while since the US State Department, with the help of the UK-funded and US-supported Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, floated doctored YouTube clips of hundreds of Syrians dead as a result of Assad's chemical attacks. Show More Summary
Kurdish forces from the People's Protection Units (YPG) on Saturday regained full control of the Syrian city of Kobani on border with Turkey, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) said.
Kurdish YPG self-defense militia are reported to have launched attacks against Islamic State fighters, retaking most of the northern Syrian town of Kobani, following reports by the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights that ISIL had killed 146 civilians since entering the northern Syrian border town on Thursday.
The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights calls the killing a massacre and says it is the worst such incident carried out by ISIS fighters since last year.
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Islamic State fighters wrested areas of the northeastern Syrian city of Hasaka from government control in fighting overnight, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring organization said on Thursday.
Islamic State (IS) militants have reportedly executed two boys and strung their bodies up in a village in Syria for failing to fast during the holy month of Ramadan, according to British-based group the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR). Show More Summary
ISIS has destroyed the tomb of Sheikh Mohammed Ali near Palmyra after announcing it would begin "removing the landmarks of polytheism" in the area, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR). Photos of the shrine being...Show More Summary
According to Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) said that airstrikes by the US-led coalition against Islamic State (ISIL) positions in Syria have killed almost 3,000 people, including civilians, since the launch of its operations.
BEIRUT, June 21 (Reuters) - Islamic State has planted mines and bombs in the ancient part of the central Syrian city of Palmyra, home to Roman-era ruins, a group monitoring the war said on Sunday. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights...Show More Summary
The U.K.-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says it isn't clear whether the move is meant to secure the ancient treasures from government forces or to destroy them.
Shelling in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo carried out by rebels has killed 10 civilians, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) said on Friday.