28 dead in Syria government air strikes: Monitor
28 dead in Syria government air strikes: Monitor

At least 28 people were killed Tuesday in Syrian government air strikes on a village in northwestern Idlib province and a suburb of Damascus, a monitor said.

IS executes over 3,000 in Syria in year-long 'caliphate'

The Islamic State group has executed more than 3,000 people in Syria, including hundreds of civilians, in the year since it declared its self-described "caliphate," a monitor said on Monday.

Syria rebel attack on Damascus kills 4: Monitor

A rebel mortar attack killed four civilians on Sunday in the Syrian capital as government forces battled Islamic State group jihadists in the northern city of Hasakeh, a monitor said.

Islamic State attack in northeast Syria reported to displace 60,000: UN

  An Islamic State attack on the northeastern Syrian city of Hasaka is reported to have displaced 60,000 people, the United Nations office in Syria said on Friday, warning that up to 200,000 people may eventually try to flee.

Islamic State seizes parts of northeast Syria city Hasakeh

Islamic State group fighters entered the northeastern Syrian city of Hasakeh overnight, seizing two neighbourhoods from government forces in heavy clashes, a monitoring group said today.

Syrian Kurdish fighters chase Islamic State from key base north of Raqa: NGO
Syrian Kurdish fighters chase Islamic State from key base north of Raqa: NGO

 Syrian Kurdish fighters chased Islamic State militants Monday from a key base north of the jihadists` stronghold city of Raqa, according to a monitoring group.

Islamic State hangs two boys for eating in Ramadan: Monitor

The Islamic State group hanged two youths Monday after accusing them of eating during daylight hours in the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan, the Syrian Observatory of Human Rights said.

Syrian opposition figure dies after `torture`: Monitor

 Veteran Syrian opposition figure Oday Rajab died on Monday of kidney failure following beatings he suffered in a government prison, a monitoring group said.

Syria women prisoners a `weapon of war`: Rights groups

 Women prisoners in Syrian government jails are used as a "weapon of war", a network of rights groups said in a report Monday, documenting sexual abuse and torture of detainees.

A year on, Islamic State 'caliphate' infamous for brutality

In the year since it declared its "caliphate," the Islamic State group has become the world's most infamous jihadist organisation, attracting international franchises and spreading fear with acts of extreme violence.

Rebels surround Druze village in Syria's Golan: Report
Rebels surround Druze village in Syria's Golan: Report

Rebels surrounded a government-held Druze village on the Syrian side of the ceasefire line on the Golan Heights on Wednesday after heavy fighting, a monitoring group said.

13 children among 16 killed in Syria regime raid: Report

At least 16 people, among them 13 children, were killed in Syrian government air strikes on a town in southern Daraa province on Tuesday, a monitor said.

Syria Kurds cut key supply road to IS-held Raqa: Commander

 Syrian Kurdish forces on Monday cut a vital supply road linking the flashpoint border town of Tal Abyad to the Islamic State group`s bastion of Raqa, a Kurdish commander told AFP. 

Kurds clash with IS at gates of key Syrian border town: Commander

Kurdish militia advanced Sunday to the gates of a strategic jihadist-held town on Syria`s northern border with Turkey amid fierce fighting with the Islamic State group, a local commander said.

Al-Qaeda Syria affiliate kills 20 Druze: Monitor

At least 20 members of Syria's Druze minority have been killed in an unprecedented shoot-out with Al-Qaeda affiliate Al-Nusra Front in northwestern Syria, a monitor said on Thursday.

IS blows up Syria gas pipeline serving capital

Jihadists from the Islamic State group blew up a pipeline feeding natural gas from eastern Syria to the suburbs of the capital Damascus early Wednesday morning, a monitor said. 

49 dead in Syria regime raid in Idlib province: Monitor

At least 49 civilians, including six children, were killed on Monday in Syrian government air strikes on a town in Idlib province in the country's northwest, a monitoring group said.

Hezbollah vows to displace `millions` in Israel if Lebanon attacked

The head of Lebanon`s powerful Shiite movement Hezbollah threatened on Friday that his group would displace "millions" in Israel if the Jewish state attacks Lebanon.

Syria regime barrel bombs kill 37, including children: Monitor

 At least 37 people, including 10 children, were killed in government barrel bomb attacks in northern Syria on Wednesday, a monitoring group said.

Hezbollah `tightening noose on jihadists on Lebanon frontier`

 Lebanese Shiite movement Hezbollah, fighting in Syria to support the ruling regime, said on Wednesday it was tightening the noose around the last remaining jihadist pockets along the Lebanese-Syrian border.