35 Syrian soldiers killed in plane crash: Monitor

At least 35 Syrian soldiers were killed overnight when an army cargo plane crashed in bad weather in the northwest of the country, a monitor said on Sunday.

Islamic fighters capture 2 army bases in NW Syria

Al Qaeda-linked and other Islamic fighters captured two key Syrian army bases today in the northwestern province of Idlib after two days of intense battles with government troops that killed dozens on both sides, activists said.

Qaeda seizes key army base in northwest Syria: Monitor

Syria`s Al-Qaeda affiliate on Monday seized the key army base of Wadi al-Deif in the country`s northwestern province of Idlib from government forces, a monitoring group said.

Al Qaeda-linked militants advance in Syria countryside

Damascus: The Al Qaeda-linked Nusra Front militants have captured six more towns in the countryside of Syria 's northwestern province of Idlib, a monitoring group reported Sunday.

Qaeda group takes Syria town from US-backed rebels: Monitor

Al-Qaeda affiliate Al-Nusra Front seized a town and several villages in Syria`s Idlib province overnight, in another blow to Western-backed rebel fighters in the northwestern region, a monitor said Sunday.

US 'horrified' by reports of 'barbaric' attack on Syria camps

The United States has said it was "horrified" by reports the Syrian government dropped barrel bombs on a displaced persons camp in the northwestern province of Idlib, calling the attack "barbaric".

'Syrian helicopter bombs displaced persons camp, many dead'

A Syrian army helicopter dropped two barrel bombs on a displaced persons camp in the northern province of Idlib, camp residents said on Wednesday, and video footage appeared to show charred and dismembered bodies.

Five children die of spoiled vaccines in Syria

At least five children died after taking contaminated measles vaccines in rebel-held areas in the country's northern province of Idlib, the opposition Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Tuesday.

Blast kills 28 rebel Islamist leaders in Syria

At least 28 Syrian rebel leaders of a group were killed Tuesday when a powerful blast targetted their meeting place in Idlib province, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported.

Islamist group in Syria says blast kills leader, members at meeting

An explosion killed the leader of one of Syria`s most powerful Islamist insurgent groups Ahrar al-Sham on Tuesday, the group said, and an organisation that monitors violence in the civil war said at least 28 of its senior commanders had died.

Mortar shells hit northern Syrian city, killing 14

A barrage of mortar shells hit government-held areas of the northern city of Idlib on Monday, killing 14 people and wounding at least 40, Syrian state media said.

Thousands flee Syrian cities ahead of election

Thousands of people have fled government-held Syrian cities after opposition fighters warned they will attack during next week`s presidential election to disrupt the vote, opposition activists said Friday.

Jihadists pull out of north Syria town: Monitor

Jihadists on Friday withdrew from Saraqeb, their last bastion in the Syrian province of Idlib, five days into a major battle in the town against local rebels, a monitor said.

34 jihadists dead after rebel clashes in Syria`s Idlib: NGO

At least 34 jihadists from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant and another group were killed after clashes with other rebel movements in Syria`s Idlib province, an NGO said on Tuesday.

Car bomb kills 27 in northwest Syria: NGO

At least 27 people, including three children, were killed on Monday when a car bomb exploded in the town of Darkush in northwestern Syria, near the Turkish border, an NGO said.

Syria activists say 20 killed in army airstrikes

Syrian activists say government airstrikes killed at least 20 people as the army presses ahead with its campaign to crush the rebellion against President Bashar Assad.

Car bombs kill at least 22 in northern Syria

A Syrian official says three car bombs have exploded in the northern province of Idlib, killing at least 22 people.

Syrian govt troops kill Saudi military officer

Syrian government troops have killed a Saudi military officer in a mop-up operation in the northwestern province of Idlib.

Car bomb goes off near gov`t troops checkpoint in Syria

A car bomb went off near a checkpoint of government troops at Syria`s northwestern province of Idlib, leaving great material damages.

UN ceasefire call impactless, Syria violence kills 26

The UN call for all sides to respect a ceasefire was rendered impactless as the violence in Syria claimed 26 lives on Tuesday.