BEIRUT (Reuters) - Islamic State fighters captured territory from Syrian rebels in an area near the Turkish border on Friday and were close to cutting off an insurgent-held town, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported.
A monitoring group has said that at least 60,000 people have died in Syrian government jails during the five-year conflict. Syrian government officials could not be reached for comment on the report by the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which cited sources in the security apparatus for the toll. Show More Summary
BEIRUT (AP) — Activists say seven members of the same family were killed in an airstrike by the U.S.-led international coalition against the Islamic State group on the northern Syrian village of Arshaf. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a Britain-based group that monitors the Syria conflict through local observers, says warplanes seen to cross […]
The Islamic State militant group killed 20 pro-government forces and allies Saturday in an attack in Deir Ezzor, a key, embattled regime-held enclave in eastern Syria, the British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. In the assault, extremists attacked al-Assad Hospital, sparking clashes in which six militants also were killed, Rami Abdel Rahman, director of […]
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Insurgents killed at least 19 civilians believed to be from families of fighters loyal to the Syrian government after capturing an Alawite village from government control in western Syria on Thursday, a monitoring group said.
BEIRUT (Reuters) - An air strike hit a Nusra Front meeting in northwestern Syria, killing 16 senior members of the al Qaeda-linked group, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Friday.
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Pro-government forces seized positions from rebels in fighting north of Aleppo on Thursday as a ceasefire expired in the city itself, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights and a rebel with a group fighting in the area said.
Dozens of prisoners held without charge released from jail after deal, Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says.
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Air strikes on a town in Idlib province in Syria's northwest killed at least 10 people on Tuesday, monitoring group the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported.
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian government forces and their allies shelled rebel-held areas in Damascus's eastern outskirts on Monday and clashed with insurgents in the area, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.
An air strike on a Syrian refugee camp near the Turkish border killed 28 people on Thursday, despite an agreed 48-hour ceasefire in the six-year-long conflict. The U.K.-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which uses a networkShow More Summary
BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights on Friday reported that insurgent groups captured a strategically important village from government forces in fierce fighting south of Aleppo that killed 73 people.
At least 28 civilians, including women and children, were killed Thursday in air strikes on a displaced camp in northern Syria near the Turkish border, a monitor said. Rami Abdel Rahman, head of the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights,...Show More Summary
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Dozens of people were killed in a day-long battle between Syrian rebels and government forces in western Aleppo that was still going on intermittently on Wednesday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights and combatant...Show More Summary
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Air strikes targeted a Syrian rebel-held area east of Damascus on Wednesday after an agreement aimed at halting the fighting there expired at midnight, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported.
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Rockets fired by insurgents hit a hospital in a government-held part of Aleppo city on Tuesday, causing dozens of casualties, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Tuesday.
BEIRUT (Reuters) - More than 35 air strikes hit Islamic State's de facto capital in Syria overnight, killing at least 13 people and wounding many in the city of Raqqa, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.
BEIRUT (Reuters) - At least 20 air strikes hit rebel-held areas of Syria's northern city of Aleppo on Saturday, in the ninth straight day of violence in which bombardments by both sides have killed nearly 250 civilians, a monitoring group said.
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Air strikes on rebel-held areas of Aleppo killed 123 civilians including 18 children during the past seven days of intensified violence in the northern Syrian city, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Friday.
Air strikes hit a hospital in a rebel-held area of Syria's Aleppo and killed at least 27 people, including three children and the city's last pediatrician, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Thursday. The al-Quds hospital...Show More Summary