If true, it would be the first reported case of Americans fighting for Assad
(DAMASCUS, Syria) — A Spanish journalist kidnapped by al-Qaeda-linked militants in Syria crossed the border into Turkey on Sunday, his newspaper reported, as activists said government airstrikes killed at least 13 people in a northwestern border town.
Veteran war correspondent Marc Marginedas was abducted on Sept. 4 near Hama by …
ISIS leaders are invoking an ancient law to force Christians living in their areas to pay for protection
However, opposition forces say the fighters were escorting civilians in need of medical aid
(DAMASCUS, Syria) — Syrian army troops on Wednesday killed 175 rebels, many of them al-Qaida-linked fighters, in an ambush described as one of the deadliest attacks by government forces against fighters near Damascus, according to state media.
An opposition group said the dawn ambush — part of a government effort to secure the …
The Yarmouk refugee camp, a Palestinian enclave in southern Damascus, has been under a grueling siege for months and its over 20,000 residents are cut off from vital supplies and endure chronic food shortages. Here’s the scene …
(BEIRUT) — A United Nations official is calling on warring sides in Syria to allow aid workers to resume distribution of food and medicine in a besieged Palestinian district of Damascus.
Chris Gunnes of the UNRWA relief agency called Wednesday on both the forces loyal to President Bashar Assad and the rebels fighting to oust him to …
Moazzam Begg is suspected of terrorism offenses connected to the war in Syria
Top al-Qaeda leader Abu Khalid al-Suri was reportedly killed by a rival extremist group
Actress met with displaced children in Lebanese camp
(BEIRUT) — Two suicide bombers killed a senior al-Qaida operative on Sunday, blowing themselves up inside the militant leader’s compound in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo, rebels and activists said.
The killing of Abu Khaled al-Suri, who rebels said was serving as al-Qaida chief Ayman al-Zawahri’s representative in Syria, falls …
But it may not make locating the secretive leader of ISIS much easier
Russia and China join demands for humanitarian aid for embattled Syrian civilians