The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reports that at least 25 people have died in north-western Syria as a result of attacks by the Bashar al-Assad regime and its Russian allies. For example, 13 people were killed in a Syrian air force raid in the town of Jabal, Idlib province. It is also reported that…

Hayat Tahrir ash-Sham militants on Wednesday fired 17 missiles at Russian Hmeimim airbase in Syria, all of which were either intercepted or fell short. The attack came as the Syrian Army faced a mass militant offensive in the Idlib province. Nine missiles were intercepted by the Hmeimim’s air defense, Russia’s Defense Ministry said, while eight…

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…

Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) has repelled a new offensive by the Syrian Arab Army (AAS) to its positions near the strategic city of Kabani, in northern Latakia province. The information network of the jihadist group, Iba’a, reported that HTS fighters killed 4 Syrian soldiers and wounded 7 others during clashes in the suburbs of Kabani….

The head of the jihadist organization Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS), a former Syrian branch of el-Qaeda, issued a video on Sunday calling for a “take up arms” to defend his stronghold in Idleb, in the north of the country. “We call anyone who is able to take up arms (…) to leave for the battlefield,”…

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…

Three Russian servicemen died in Syria, as TASS reported referring to Russia’s Defence Ministry. It happened in late February “during battle with terrorists”. Russians, who were returning after delivering humanitarian aid in one of the settlements in Deir ez-Zor, “were ambushed by the militants”. After the fight, Russians went missing. Russian Defence Ministry informed that…

Syria state media said Sunday the country’s air defense systems intercepted and destroyed three “hostile” targets over a Russian air base in the country’s coastal region. There were no more details about the suspected attack or who was behind it, but it comes amid rising violations of a cease-fire in Syria’s west negotiated by Turkey…

Pro-Turkish rebels have cautiously welcomed the Russian-Turkish agreement to create a “demilitarized zone” in Idleb province, the last insurgent stronghold in Syria, while jihadists have rejected it. Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan last week overcame their divisions over the fate of this region threatened by a regime offensive, announcing the creation by 15 October…

The Russian airbase at Hmeimimim in Syria lost contact on the evening of 17 September with a Russian Il-20 radio reconnaissance device, the Russian Ministry of Defence announced. “On September 17 at about 23:00 the communication was lost with the crew of the Russian IL-20 aircraft returning to the Hmeimim air base and over the…