Jihadists kill at least 50 Syria troops in ambush: monitor

Jihadists from the Islamic State group killed at least 50 Syrian soldiers in an ambush on Friday, summarily executing most of them after their capture, a monitoring group said. The assault in Raqa province, the jihadists' Euphrates valley stronghold, came amid more...

Islamic State jihadists crush Assad army base

The jihadist Islamic State group launched multiple attacks on government-held territory across northern and northeastern Syria on Thursday, a monitoring group said. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said it was the first time that IS, accused by rival rebel groups more...

Mortar shell kills 11 Syrians in Aleppo

AMMAN, July 24 (KUNA) -- At least 11 people, including three children and a woman, were killed and eight others wounded when a mortar shell fell on a district of Aleppo city, north Syria, on Thursday.The area is controlled by more...

Islamic State seizes gas field east of Syria's Homs -monitoring group

(Reuters) - Militant group Islamic State seized control of the Sha'ar gas field east of the central Syrian city of Homs after an assault against government forces on Thursday, a monitoring group said. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said more...

Losses for Syrian regime rise sharply

BEIRUT: Syrian regime forces and allied groups have suffered more than 800 casualties in the last week, a leading anti-regime activist group said Wednesday, amid signs of a “significant” lack of manpower. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said a total more...

Syria air raid kills 6 from same family

Six children from the same family were killed in an airstrike on a village in Syria's northern province of Aleppo on Tuesday (July 22nd), AFP reported. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, citing local residents, said three boys and three girls more...

Human Rights Group: Over 700 Killed in Deadliest48-Hour Span of Syrian Civil War

Syria has reportedly seen the deadliest 48-hour period of its three-year civil war. The London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says more than 700 people were killed on Thursday and Friday, more than those killed in the chemical attack on more...

Militants sell Syrian oil to Iraqi businessmen: NGO

BEIRUT: The Militants Islamic State is selling oil and liquid gas products extracted from fields under its control in Syria to Iraqi businessmen across the border, a monitoring group said Monday. IS has captured large swathes of territory in Syria and more...

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...

Turkish Kurds enter Syria to take on Islamic State

Beirut: Hundreds of Kurdish fighters have entered northern Syria to help battle jihadists besieging the Kurdish city of Ain al-Arab, a monitor said Tuesday. “At least 800 Kurdish fighters crossed the Turkish-Syrian border to help their comrades in Ain al-Arab more...

Seven Hezbollah fighters dead after clash on Syria border Read more: http://ww

BEIRUT: Seven Hezbollah fighters and 32 Syrian rebels died in fierce clashes on the Syria-Lebanon border, Lebanese security sources said Monday. The sources said there were around 50 wounded in the fighting, which began Saturday and continued into Sunday night around 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...

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