At least 21 killed near Syria's Aleppo in latest round of regime airstrikes

At least 21 people were killed in an air strike near the Syrian city of Aleppo Thursday, according to Agence France Presse. "The number of people killed in an air strike this morning against the market area of Atareb village has more...

Air strikes kill dozens in Aleppo

BEIRUT: Dozens of people have been killed in air strikes on the northern Syrian city of Aleppo, a monitoring group said on Monday, including at least 29 people in a single neighborhood.   Also on Monday, state news agency SANA said two more...

Syrian Observatory: Air Raid Kills 21 at Aleppo Market

An air strike on a market on Thursday killed at least 21 people, including three children, in a village of the north Syrian province of Aleppo, a monitoring group said. The deadly raid comes amid a massive aerial offensive targeting opposition-held more...

Mortar fire on Syria schools kills child, hurts 40

DAMASCUS, April 15, 2014 (AFP) - Mortar rounds fired on schools in the Syrian capital on Tuesday killed a child and wounded more than 40 people, among them more children, state media said. Rebels fighting to oust President Bashar al-Assad hold more...

Syrian forces target rebel-held areas of Homs

Homs is the last chief stronghold for rebels in central Syria, and the fight to take it underscores how emboldened Syrian forces have methodically taken back opposition-held areas, bolstered by fighters from the Lebanese Shi’ite group Hezbolh Forces loyal to Syrian more...

Jordanian warplanes destroy vehicles trying to cross from Syria

Jordanian warplanes hit and destroyed several vehicles trying to cross the border from Syria, a government spokesman said on Wednesday, underlining Amman's concern about incursions from areas controlled by Syrian rebels. "There was an attempt to infiltrate across the border from more...

Syria: Assad troops advance in Homs

Beirut, Asharq Al-Awsat—Syrian government forces continued an advance to recapture rebel-held areas of Homs on Wednesday, with clashes centering on the Old City. The advance of Syrian forces into the city, which they have been besieging for more than two years, comes more...

Jordan destroys 'camouflaged' vehicles crossing from Syria

Jordanian warplanes destroyed "camouflaged" vehicles on Wednesday as they tried to cross into the kingdom from war-ravaged Syria, in the first such strikes since the conflict erupted three years ago. A Syrian military source, cited by state television in Damascus, said more...

Al-Nusra Chief Killed by Rivals in Syria

Jihadist militants of the Islamist State of Iraq and the Levant have killed the head of the Al-Nusra Front and his family in northern Syria, a monitoring group said Wednesday. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said a four-man ISIL unit more...

New Chemical Weapons Attack Reported in Syria

Syrian government and opposition forces have traded blame over an alleged chemicalattack in the village of Kafr Zita, Hama province on Friday. "Regime planes bombed Kafr Zita with explosive barrels that produced thick smoke and odours and led to cases of suffocation and poisoning," said more...

Rebel infighting in Syria kills 24

Activists say fierce infighting between rival Islamic rebel groups in northeastern Syria along the border with Iraq has killed at least 24 fighters, The Associated Press reported. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says the 24 died in rebel-on-rebel fighting more...

ISIS attacks jihadist rivals, Syrian rebels in Iraq border town

BEIRUT: A surprise attack by Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS) on its Al-Qaeda rival the Nusra Front and its local Syria allies in a town on the Iraqi border Thursday killed dozens of fighters, activists said. The clashes centered on Al-Bukamal, from more...

Syria rebels advance in Aleppo city

Syrian rebels have advanced in Aleppo, killing scores of troops loyal to President Bashar al-Assad. Opposition fighters stormed the Ramouseh district in an attempt to cut the government's supply route between the city's international airport and a large army base, the more...

Syrian state TV, rebels trade allegations over poison gas attack

Syrian state media and opposition activists on Saturday traded accusations over an alleged toxic gas attack in the central province of Hama. Syria's state television claimed that rebels affiliated with the jihadist al-Nusra Front had used "toxic chlorine" on Friday while more...

Syria's Aleppo experiences fiercest fighting since mid-2012

WAR IN SYRIA Syrian troops battled rebels around a military intelligence base in Aleppo in what a monitoring group said Saturday was the fiercest fighting in the northern metropolis since mid-2012. Syrian Observatory for Human Rights director Rami Abdel Rahman said more...

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