US, allies target Islamic State with 29 air strikes in Syria, Iraq

The United States and its allies launched 29 air strikes on Wednesday against Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq, according to the Combined Joint Task Force leading the air operations.

25 dead in Islamic State assault on key rebel-held Syria town: Monitor
25 dead in Islamic State assault on key rebel-held Syria town: Monitor

 At least 25 Syrian rebels were killed overnight in an attack by Islamic State group fighters on an insurgent stronghold in Aleppo province, a monitor said on Tuesday.

Islamic State kidnaps 230 civilians in central Syria: Monitor

The Islamic State group has abducted 230 civilians, including at least 60 Christians, in a central Syrian town hours after it captured it, a monitoring group said on Friday. 

25 Syria rebels killed in failed Aleppo attack: Monitor

At least 25 Syrian rebels were killed in a failed attack on a makeshift army base outside the northern city of Aleppo, a monitoring group said on Saturday.

Syria air strikes hit Nusra after attack on Western-backed rebels: Monitor

Warplanes believed to be part of a US-led alliance struck Nusra Front positions in northern Syria on Friday following an attack by the al Qaeda-linked group on Western-backed rebels in the area, a group tracking the war said.

Fears of humanitarian crisis in Serbia as refugees stream in

At the crack of dawn hundreds of refugees, most of them Syrians, stream into Serbia`s southern valley of Presevo after a perilous journey they hope will lead to a new life in the European Union.

21 killed in Syrian airstrikes

 At least 21 people, including children and women, were killed on Tuesday in military airstrikes in Syria`s Aleppo city.

Missile strike kills 18 civilians in Syria's Aleppo: Monitor

A missile fired by Syrian forces killed at least 18 civilians today in a residential neighbourhood of the old quarter of Aleppo city, a monitoring group said.

Missile strike kills 18 civilians in Syria`s Aleppo: Monitor

 A missile fired by Syrian regime forces killed at least 18 civilians on Tuesday in a residential neighbourhood of the old quarter of Aleppo city, a monitoring group said.

13 civilians killed in regime air raids on northern Syria

 Thirteen civilians, among them seven children, were killed in aerial attacks by Syria`s government Wednesday on the northern province of Aleppo, a monitoring group said.

Blast damages citadel wall in Syria's Aleppo

A bomb explosion on Sunday in a tunnel near Aleppo Citadel in Syria damaged a wall of the fortress that is part of the UNESCO-listed Old City, state media and a monitor reported.

Syrian airstrike kills 28 in Islamic State-held town: Monitor
Syrian airstrike kills 28 in Islamic State-held town: Monitor

A Syrian army air strike on an Islamic State-controlled town in northern Syria killed at least 28 people including three children on Saturday, a monitoring group said. 

Turkey warns next wave of Syrian refugees may end up in Europe
Turkey warns next wave of Syrian refugees may end up in Europe

Turkey would struggle to cope with a new influx of refugees from Syria`s civil war, and many of them would likely end up trying to get into Europe, Turkey`s EU Affairs minister warned in comments published on Friday.

Al-Nusra suicide bombing kills 25 soldiers in Syria`s Aleppo: Monitor

A suicide bomber from al Qaeda`s Syrian affiliate, Al-Nusra Front, killed 25 soldiers and fighters loyal to President Bashar al-Assad`s regime in an attack on an army base in government-held western Aleppo on Monday, a Britain-based monitoring group said.

Syria rebels battle regime in Aleppo operation

 Two coalitions of Syrian rebels battled to advance in government-held western Aleppo on Saturday, seizing an army barracks in one district, but being pushed back elsewhere.

Syria rebels take army centre in regime-held Aleppo: Monitor
Syria rebels take army centre in regime-held Aleppo: Monitor

 Syrian rebels have seized a strategic military centre in government-held western Aleppo city, as fierce battles rage between opposition and regime forces, a monitor said Saturday.

Militants, rebels in Syria announce new push for Aleppo

Islamic militants and rebels in Syria launched fresh attacks on government-held neighborhoods in Aleppo on Friday, setting off some of the heaviest fighting in months in the contested northern city, activists and state media said.

Islamist alliance in battle for Syria`s Aleppo

A new Islamist rebel alliance, including Al-Qaeda`s Syrian affiliate, was locked in a fierce battle Friday to seize government-held areas of Aleppo, the divided former economic capital.

Turkish PM denies plans for imminent intervention in Syria
Turkish PM denies plans for imminent intervention in Syria

Turkey has no plans to intervene militarily in Syria anytime soon, Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said, refuting media speculation about an imminent operation to create a buffer zone along the Turkish-Syrian border.

Syrian Army bombards rebels trying to seize Aleppo

The Syrian government forces mounted heavy air strikes on Friday against rebel positions in and around the northern city of Aleppo, the focus of an insurgent offensive aimed at capturing areas controlled by President Bashar al-Assad.