At least ten civilians, including five children, have been killed in Russian air raids on Idleb province, the last jihadist stronghold in northwestern Syria, where the UN fears a “humanitarian disaster”, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (OSDH) said on Monday. According to this NGO, five children, four women and one man died in these…

On the morning of Saturday, May 18, the rebels carried out a new attack against the Russian airbase of “Heimim” in Syria and positions of the Syrian government forces in Latakia province. The air defence system at Hmeimim base shot down several insurgent rockets and drones. One person was killed during the incident and another…

Clashes on the edge of a jihadist bastion in northwestern Syrian have killed 35 fighters in 24 hours, a war monitor said Monday, after weeks of regime bombardment of the region. The northwestern region has come under increasing fire by the regime and its ally Russia in recent weeks, despite a buffer zone deal intended…

In the morning of May 10, Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) jihadists and their allies launched a surprise attack on positions recently captured by the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) in the northern and northwestern Hama countryside. The rebels managed to enter the town of Kafr Nabudah, which was captured by the SAA earlier this week, in…

In the early hours of May 8, militants hiding along the Syrian-Turkish border launched several rockets at the Russian Hmeimim airbase in the western Syrian governorate of Lattakia. Local sources said that the rockets missed their target and landed in civilian areas away from the airbase. No civilians were reportedly injured or killed. In what…

Nine civilians, including two children, were killed Saturday in Syria by aerial bombardments by the Syrian regime and the Russian army, its ally in the war, an NGO said. More than 100 raids have been carried out by the Russian Air Force and the Syrian Air Force on areas in the neighbouring provinces of Idleb,…

Attacks by two jihadist groups killed at least 22 Syrian government troops and militiamen in the northern province of Aleppo early on Saturday, a war monitor said. Thirty others were wounded in the assaults by Al-Qaeda’s former Syria branch, Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS), and its ally Hurras al-Deen, which remains affiliated to the global jihadist…

Russian warplanes struck positions of the rebels in northwestern Syria on Friday in retaliation for rebels’ shelling on a Russian air base, a war monitor reported. The Russian airstrikes targeted the positions of the rebels in the countryside of the northwestern province of Idlib and the nearby northern countryside of Hama province in central Syria….

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) claims that Russian air forces operating in Syria have launched powerful air strikes in Idlib province, under opposition control, despite a ceasefire agreement. “In the past 24 hours, Russian planes have carried out dozens of strikes throughout the province, including in the cities of Idlib and Sarakeb. This…

The Israeli website Nziv, which monitors events in Syria, refers to a growing confrontation between Russia and Iran in that country. On 21 January, this site, citing sources of the Syrian opposition, wrote that the fighting in the town of Hamah, in north-western Syria, has not only not stopped, but has also intensified. This region…