More than 700 killed in Syria as ISIS tightens grip on east

Beirut, Asharq Al-Awsat—More than 700 people were killed in Syria over the course of Thursday and Friday, in what activists say were the bloodiest 48 hours of fighting in the conflict to date. The head of the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights more...

Syria Civil War: Bloodiest 48 Hours Sees 700 Killed as Isis Gain Influence

More than 700 people were killed in clashes over two days between pro-government forces and Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (Isis) militants in Syria. Activists from the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) said that the deaths represented the more...

Militant group in Syria killed 634, displaced 130,000 since April

An offensive by the breakaway Al-Qaeda group ISIS in eastern Syria against Islamic rebel factions has killed more than 630 people and uprooted at least 130,000 since the end of April, an anti-regime monitoring group said Tuesday. The Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria’s campaign in more...

More Than 600 Killed By Islamic State In Eastern Syria

An offensive by a breakaway al-Qaida group in eastern Syria against Islamic rebel factions has killed more than 630 people and uprooted at least 130,000 since the end of April, an activist group said Tuesday, according to Reuters. The Islamic State of more...

Syrian rebel infighting has killed 630 in east since April-end

ASSOCIATED PRESS     BEIRUT: Fighting in eastern Syria between Islamic rebel brigades and an al-Qaeda splinter group has killed more than 630 people and uprooted at least 130,000 since the end of April, an activist group said today. The clashes in Deir el-Zour more...

Clashes to oust ISIS from east kill 45 in a single day Read more: http://www.d

BEIRUT: Fresh fighting between the jihadist Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS) and a coalition of rebels and Al-Qaeda’s official affiliate in eastern Syria has left at least 45 fighters dead, an anti-regime monitoring group said Monday. ISIS, which grew from more...

Human losses in Homs, and mortars fell on Hama

Homs Province: 2 civilians from the town of Mahin were killed due to torture inside the regime’s jails. 2 rebels were killed in clashes with the regime forces and their militiamen in the village of Om Sharshoh. Hama Province: 4 mortar more...

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights demands ISIS to release 2000 detainee

  The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights demands the ISIS to release more than 2000 detainee: The ISIS has been kidnapping 150 Kurdish students for 10 days in Minbej city of Reef Aleppo, they were taken when the ISIS stopped busses more...

'Almost 2,000' killed by Syria barrel bombs in 2014

The SOHR - which has a network of activists around the country reporting on the violence - says more than 162,000 people have been killed in the three-year conflict. The government has used air and ground forces to drive the rebels more...

Terrorist ISIL militants kidnap 200 Kurds in Syria

Militants from terrorist group Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) have kidnapped nearly 200 Kurdish civilians from an area in Syria’s northwestern province of Aleppo. The so-called Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Friday that ISIL members abducted more...

Aleppo barrel bomb toll 'nears 2,000'

Almost 2,000 people have been killed by Syrian government air attacks in the northern city of Aleppo so far this year, the BBC reported, citing an activist group. The dead included 283 women and 567 children, according to the Syrian Observatory more...

Jihadists kidnap nearly 200 Kurds in Syria: NGO

Syria's most extremist group, the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), have kidnapped nearly 200 Kurdish civilians from the Aleppo area, a monitor said on Friday. "Fighters from ISIL on Thursday kidnapped at least 193 Kurdish civilians aged from more...

NGO: ISIL Terrorists Kidnap Nearly 200 Kurds in Syria

TEHRAN (FNA)- Syria's terrorist group, the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), have kidnapped nearly 200 Kurdish civilians from the Aleppo area, a monitor said. "Fighters from ISIL on Thursday kidnapped at least 193 Kurdish civilians aged from 17 more...

Syrian activists: Barrel bombs kill up to 2,000 in Aleppo

Crude bombs dropped by Syrian government forces on opposition-held parts of the northern city of Aleppo have killed nearly 2,000 people so far this year, an activist group said on Friday. The grim figure is the latest addition to the more...

ISIL kills 15, abducts 300 Kurds in attacks on Kurdish towns in Syria

The al-Qaeda-linked Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) killed 15 Kurds, including seven children, in an attack on a village in northern Syria and abducted 300 Kurds in a village close to Aleppo, according to news outlets. The attack, more...

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