Car bomb in Assad stronghold Latakia kills at least 10: State TV

At least 10 people were killed and scores wounded when a car bomb exploded in the Syrian city of Latakia on Wednesday, state television said, in a rare attack in a coastal stronghold of President Bashar al-Assad.

Local ceasefire between Syria regime, rebels ends

A brief truce between Syrian regime forces and rebel groups in three key towns ended early on Saturday as the warring parties resumed clashes and shelling, a monitoring group and a mediator said.

Islamic State takes new ground near Turkish border

Islamic State has seized new territory from Syrian rebels in northern Syria, advancing in an area where Turkey and the United States are planning to open a new front against the group.

Turkey ready for anti-ISIS strikes: Pentagon
Turkey ready for anti-ISIS strikes: Pentagon

Turkey is now ready to fully participate in coalition strikes against the Islamic State group and may do so within days, the Pentagon said Tuesday.

8 dead as Syria rebels bombard Shiite towns: Monitor

Syrian rebels fired around 1,000 rockets, mortar rounds and home-made projectiles at two besieged Shiite towns in Idlib province, killing eight civilians, a monitoring group said on Monday.

IS battles Syrian rebels for key supply lifeline: Monitor

The Islamic State group advanced on Sunday against rival rebel forces, including Islamists, in a bid to capture a series of key villages in northern Syria, a monitor said.

Russia critical of US plan to give rebels air cover in Syria

Russia on Monday criticised US plans to provide together with Turkey air cover for Syrian rebels, saying any support for rivals of Russian ally Syrian President Bashar al-Assad hampered Damascus` fight against Islamic State. 

US, Turkey weigh which Syrian rebels to support in border area

The United States and Turkey have not yet agreed which Syrian opposition fighters they will support in a joint effort to help clear Islamic State from an area along the Turkish border, officials said on Tuesday, underscoring uncertainty surrounding the campaign plan.

Rebels, Qaeda launch assault on Syria`s Daraa

 Rebels including Al-Qaeda`s Syrian affiliate on Thursday launched a fresh offensive on the major southern city of Daraa, saying their aim was to "purify" the area.

US says only 60 Syrians being trained to fight ISIS

Only about 60 Syrian rebels are being trained by the United States to take on the Islamic State group, Defense Secretary Ashton Carter said today, admitting it was far below the number hoped for.

Syrian forces kill 50 rebels in coastal city

 The Syrian army has killed more than 50 rebels in the countryside of the coastal city of Latakia in northern Syria, the official Syrian TV said on Tuesday.

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.