Syrian Army repels attacks in south: State TV

The Syrian army repelled attacks against a number of military positions in the south of the country, state television reported in a news flash on Thursday.

Syrian rebels attack government-held areas in Deraa city

Syrian rebels attacked government-held areas of the southern city of Deraa overnight, and heavy fighting and army air strikes were reported in the area, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Thursday.

Rebels say they shoot down Syrian military jet in south

  Syrian rebels said they had shot down a military jet on Thursday in southern Syria, where insurgents fighting to topple President Bashar al-Assad seized a major army base earlier this week.

Syrian rebels capture army base in south

Rebel fighters captured a major base from the Syrian army in the south of the country on Tuesday, rebels and a monitoring group said, a setback for President Bashar al-Assad reflecting the mounting pressure on him after recent losses elsewhere.

Caitlyn Jenner praised by Syrian rebels for opting `C` instead of `K`
Caitlyn Jenner praised by Syrian rebels for opting `C` instead of `K`

 Caitlyn Jenner, who is living her life to the fullest after the 'big change', is now getting praised by the Syrian rebels.

Turkish daily accuses government of sending arms to Syrian rebels

Images and video footage allegedly showing trucks belonging to Turkey`s state intelligence service carrying weapons to rebels in Syria were published Friday in a Turkish daily.

US starts training `moderate` Syrian rebels: Official

The American military has started training "moderate" Syrian rebels in Jordan to prepare to fight the Islamic State group, a US official told AFP on Thursday.

Amnesty slams 'crimes against humanity' in Syria's Aleppo

Syrian government forces are committing "crimes against humanity" by indiscriminately bombing Aleppo, Amnesty International said Tuesday, as it also criticised rebels for abuses including "war crimes".

Syria rebels seize ancient town of Bosra al-Sham: NGO

Syrian rebels on Wednesday seized full control of the southern town of Bosra al-Sham, pushing pro-regime forces out after four days of heavy fighting, a monitor said.

Syrian army retakes three towns from rebels

The Syrian army Wednesday recaptured three towns from the rebels in southern Syria, as part of the wide-scale onslaught it has waged since Sunday in that part of the war-torn country.

Syrian forces kill 54 rebels killed in Douma

At least 54 rebels were killed Wednesday when Syrian troops targeted rebel positions in the eastern countryside of the capital Damascus, media reported.

Hundreds of US troops to train Syrian rebels: Pentagon

 The US military will send nearly 1,000 troops to train Syrian rebel forces as part of a long-planned effort to build up a moderate opposition to take on the Islamic State group, the Pentagon said Friday.

19 killed in rebel fire on Syria`s Aleppo: Monitor

At least 19 people were killed overnight by Syrian rebel fire on government-controlled parts of the northern city of Aleppo, a monitor said on Friday.

Turkey, US agree plan to train 2,000 moderate Syrian rebels: Report

Turkey and the United States have agreed a plan under which some 2,000 fighters from the moderate Syrian opposition would be trained on Turkish soil, a report said Saturday.

Syria rebels, Qaeda capture key southern town: Monitor

Syrian rebels and Al-Qaeda seized the southern town of Nawa Sunday from troops loyal to President Bashar al-Assad after months of intense fighting, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

Islamic State beheads 8 Syria rebels who surrendered: Monitor
Islamic State beheads 8 Syria rebels who surrendered: Monitor

Islamic State group jihadists beheaded eight Syrian rebels who had surrendered in a town on the border with Iraq last week despite pledges of an amnesty, a monitor said Monday.

Syria slams Turkey for allowing Kurdish fighters, Syrian rebels into Kobane

Syria Thursday accused Turkey of violating its borders by allowing Iraqi Kurdish Peshmerga forces and Syrian rebels to enter the predominantly Kurdish city of Kobane on the Syrian-Turkish border, Syria`s national television rreported.

Clashes near border as Turkey denies use of bases to battle IS

Kurdish fighters engaged in fierce clashes with jihadists on the Turkish border near Kobane on Monday, as Ankara denied allowing Washington to use its bases against the Islamic State group.

Syria calls Turkey''s anti-terror campaign ''huge deception''

Damascus, Oct 5 (IANS) Syria`s Deputy Foreign Faisal Mekdad said Saturday that the recent decision of the Turkish government to join the US-led anti-terror coalition was "a huge deception", the state news agency SANA reported.

US general says Syria rebel training could `take years`

 Retired US general John Allen, who is leading the international effort against Islamic State extremists, said Wednesday that the training of Syrian rebels would be a slow process.