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66,000 displaced in recent north Syria fighting: United Nations

A total of 66,000 people have been displaced by recent fighting along two fronts in Syria`s fractured north, the United Nation`s humanitarian coordination agency (OCHA) said Sunday. 

Mar 05, 2017, 12:14 PM IST

Syrian army advances against Islamic State near Aleppo: Monitor

The Syrian army and its allies made a sudden advance on Saturday and Sunday into areas held by Islamic State in northwest Syria.

Feb 26, 2017, 15:45 PM IST

Suicide bomber kills 29 near Syria town taken from Islamic State

The blast devastated two adjacent rebel command posts and also seriously wounded a large number of fighters.

Feb 24, 2017, 14:32 PM IST

Almost taken control of Syria's al-Bab, says Turkish military

Turkey`s military said on Friday it was close to taking the northern Syrian city of al-Bab from Islamic State, a victory that would deepen Turkish influence in an area where it has created a de facto buffer zone.

Feb 17, 2017, 16:18 PM IST

Turkish military says almost taken control of Syria's al-Bab

The Turkish military said on Friday it was nearing the end of its operation to take control of the northern Syrian city of al-Bab from Islamic State and that the jihadists` resistance had largely been broken.

Feb 17, 2017, 14:44 PM IST

24 civilians killed in bombing on Syria town: Monitor

Al-Bab is IS`s final stronghold in the northern Syrian province of Aleppo.

Feb 16, 2017, 14:48 PM IST

Turkish army and Syrian rebels close in on Islamic State town

Syrian rebels supported by Turkish armed forces have seized control of strategically important hills around the Islamic State-controlled town of al-Bab, Turkey's military said on Wednesday.

Feb 08, 2017, 19:12 PM IST

ISIS 'besieged' in last bastion in Syria's Aleppo province: Monitor

The Islamic State group was "completely besieged" in Al-Bab after forces loyal to Syria's regime cut off a road into the jihadists' last major stronghold in Aleppo province, a monitor said Monday.

Feb 06, 2017, 14:03 PM IST

Syrian army chips away at ISIS on several fronts

Syrian troops and allied militia on Sunday chipped away at territory held by Islamic State jihadists on several fronts across the country, state media and a monitoring group said.

Feb 05, 2017, 23:53 PM IST

Islamic State leader Ebu Husen Tunusi killed in Syria

An Islamic State leader was killed in a Turkish airstrike in Syria`s al-Bab as part of the ongoing Euphrates Shield operation, the media reported on Friday.

Dec 30, 2016, 17:49 PM IST

Clashes between Syrian rebels, ISIS intensify, four Turkish soldiers killed: Army

Clashes between Turkish-backed Syrian rebels and Islamic State militants intensified around the northern Syrian town of al-Bab on Wednesday, killing four Turkish soldiers and more than 40 jihadists, the army said.

Dec 21, 2016, 18:15 PM IST

Barrel bombs kill 11 civilians in IS town in Syria

At least 11 civilians, among them three children, were killed Thursday in regime barrel bomb attacks on a jihadist-held town in northern Syria, a monitoring group said.

Jul 16, 2015, 15:56 PM IST

23 dead in Syria regime raids on IS-held town

At least 23 people, among them a child, were killed in government raids on the Islamic State group-held town of Al-Bab in northern Syria on Monday, a monitor said.

Jul 14, 2015, 01:43 AM IST

Fresh Syria regime raids on IS-held town kills 13

At least 13 people, among them a child, were killed in Syrian government raids on the Islamic State group-held town of Al-Bab today, a monitor said.

Jul 13, 2015, 21:03 PM IST

Regime barrel bombs kill 45 civilians in Syria`s Aleppo: Monitor

 A series of barrel bombs dropped by Syria`s regime killed at least 45 civilians and wounded dozens in Aleppo province on Saturday, said the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.

May 30, 2015, 14:12 PM IST

Regime strikes kill 37 civilians in Syria: Monitor

Syrian regime air strikes killed at least 37 civilians, including seven children, in strongholds of the Islamic State jihadist group, a monitoring group said Friday in a new toll.

Dec 26, 2014, 15:34 PM IST

Syrian regime air raids kill 28: Monitor

Air strikes by Syrian warplanes killed at least 28 people Thursday, including 11 civilians in a raid on Islamic State (IS) jihadists, a monitoring group said.

Sep 12, 2014, 01:16 AM IST