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Syria rebels renew Aleppo attack before Russia ceasefire

Syria rebels renew Aleppo attack before Russia ceasefire

State media said at least 12 people had been killed in rebel rocket and gunfire on regime-controlled neighbourhoods, after an assault that began with a double car bomb attack.

Syria rebels capture emblematic IS stronghold Dabiq

Syria rebels capture emblematic IS stronghold Dabiq

The defeat for IS came as John Kerry was due to meet European allies in London as part of a new diplomatic push to end Syria's conflict.

Syria rebels take key positions near Aleppo: Monitor

A Syrian coalition of jihadists and Islamist rebels on Saturday seized key positions south of Aleppo as they press a major offensive to break the government siege of the city, a monitor said.

Syria rebels in failed bid to reopen Aleppo route

 Syrian rebels fought fierce battles with regime forces in a failed bid to reopen their only supply route into Aleppo city overnight, losing at least 29 combatants, a monitor said Sunday.

Russian air strikes continue on rebel bastions ahead of ceasefire

Russian warplanes carried out intense air strikes on rebel strongholds in Syria today hours before a ceasefire is due to come into force, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitor said.

Obama urges Russia to stop bombing 'moderate' Syria rebels

Obama urges Russia to stop bombing 'moderate' Syria rebels

U.S. President Barack Obama urged Russia on Sunday to stop bombing "moderate" rebels in Syria in support of its ally Bashar al-Assad, a campaign seen in the West as a major obstacle to latest efforts to end the war.

Syria regime forces cut rebel supply route in Aleppo

Syria regime forces cut rebel supply route in Aleppo

The Syrian army on Wednesday cut the last supply route linking opposition forces in the northern city of Aleppo to the Turkish border, a military source said, in a major blow to the rebels.

Syria rebels insist no role for Assad despite Western overtures

 Syrian opposition forces say they will never accept President Bashar al-Assad`s rule, after signs that Western powers may be willing to work with the embattled leader to end the war.

Two dead as rebel rockets hit Syria regime bastion

Two people were killed and 14 wounded Thursday in a rare rebel rocket attack on the provincial capital of President Bashar al-Assad`s coastal heartland, a monitoring group said.

48-hour ceasefire begins in Syria rebel border bastion

48-hour ceasefire begins in Syria rebel border bastion

 A 48-hour ceasefire came into effect Wednesday in the last rebel stronghold along Syria`s border with Lebanon, a resident and monitoring group said. 

Syria rebels, pro-regime forces agree 48-hour truce in flashpoint towns: Report

Syria rebels, pro-regime forces agree 48-hour truce in flashpoint towns: Report

Islamist groups and pro-regime forces agreed late Tuesday on a 48-hour ceasefire in flashpoint towns in northwest Syria and along the border with Lebanon, a monitoring group said.

Syria rebels fire 1,000 missiles at Shiite towns: Monitor

Syrian rebels fired around 1,000 rockets, mortar shells and homemade projectiles at two besieged Shiite towns in Idlib province, a monitor said Monday.

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.

Video shows Syria rebel group executing 18 Islamic State fighters

Video shows Syria rebel group executing 18 Islamic State fighters

 A Syrian rebel group operating around Damascus has executed 18 alleged members of the Islamic State group in a video mimicking the extremist organisation's own productions.

Rebels surround Druze village in Syria`s Golan: Monitor

Rebels surround Druze village in Syria`s Golan: Monitor

 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. 

Syria rebels storm besieged regime loyalists: Monitor

Rebels including al Qaeda loyalists stormed a complex in northwestern Syria on Sunday where some 250 regime loyalists have been trapped for two weeks, a monitoring group said.

Syria rebels shut Aleppo schools after bloody regime raid

Schools in rebel-held areas of Syria`s Aleppo city will be closed for at least a week after bloody air raids on civilian areas, a monitor and activists said Monday.

Turkey, US to begin training Syria rebels from Sunday

The United States and Turkey will begin training and equipping thousands of moderate Syrian rebel forces on Sunday as part of a deal the two NATO allies signed last week, an official said.

Syria rebels call for help against Assad as death toll rises

A Syrian opposition leader called on world leaders to take "immediate action" to end government attacks on rebel-held suburbs of Damascus, amid reports that some 150 people have been killed in government airstrikes in the past 10 days.

Syria rebels overtake strategic base in south

Syrian insurgents including fighters from al Qaeda`s Nusra Front, seized an important government army base in the southwestern Deraa province on Sunday, fighters who took part in the battle said.