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…

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….

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…

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,”…

At least five civilians, including four children, were killed on Sunday in strikes by insurgent groups against a locality in north-western Syria, a region in the throes of fighting, the official agency Sana said. “Four children and one woman died as a result of missile attacks by terrorist groups on the town of Sqalbieh,” in…

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…

The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) has imposed control of the strategic town of Qalaat al-Mudiq in the northwestern Hama countryside, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) and several other sources reported on May 9. According to pro-government activists, the SAA entered the town under an agreement with local leaders there, who were apparently fed…

Following the successful attack of the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) on the town of Kafr Nabudah, SAA units continued developing their advance in northwestern Hama. According to pro-government sources, the SAA has secured Kafr Nabudah and pushed towards the nearby village of Habit. According to local sources, clashes are now ongoing east of it. At…

The situation is developing in northwestern Hama where the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and its allies launched an advance on positions of Hayat Tahrir al-Sham, Jaish al-Izza and other militant groups on May 6. After the start of the advance, army troops seized several points north and northwest of Karnaz, including al-Banah, al-Janabira and Tell Othman. By…

In the morning of May 6, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and its allies started offensive actions against militants deployed in the northwestern part of Hama province. According to appearing reports, government forces have already liberated the villages of al-Bana and al-Janabira. Pro-militant sources report that the SAA is attacking Tell Ottman amid heavy bombardment…