On Tuesday evening, the fronts between regime militias and the armed opposition on the outskirts of Aleppo witnessed heavy clashes amid artillery, rocket and mortar fire that was exchanged between the two sides. Regime militias brought military reinforcements to the front, with the Lebanese militia Hezbollah contributing to the bombing of opposition positions. A military…

A Syrian jihadist group linked to Al-Qaeda killed 21 regime and allied forces Sunday near Idlib province, in one of the deadliest breaches of a six-month-old truce deal, a monitor said. “At dawn, 21 fighters from the regime forces or allied militia were killed in an attack by Ansar al-Tawhid jihadists,” the Syrian Observatory for…

The leader of the Hayat Tahrir al-Sham jihadist group (formerly Front al-Nusra, the Syrian branch of al-Qaida), received a shrapnel wound to the head, reported RIA Novosti on 19 February, citing a Turkish medical source. “Last night, a man seriously injured by an explosion in the Syrian town of Idleb was taken to a public…

The Hayat Tahrir al Sham jihadists, the former Front al Nosra, attacked two different areas of Aleppo, in northern Syria. This was reported by local military sources quoted by the online newspaper “al Masdar”, based in Beirut. In particular, the group reportedly fired artillery at the al Zahra district and the Nile Street district, causing…

At least 24 people were killed, among them 16 civilians, including 4 children.  51 other people were injured. The two successive explosions took place on Monday, February 18, 2019. They hit the town of Idleb, dominated by the jihadist organization Hayat Tahrir al-Cham (HTS), in northwestern Syria, reported the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR)….

Several people were victims of a terrorist attack in front of the Idlib Council, the capital of the only Syrian province controlled by opponents of Bashar al-Assad’s regime. According to the Syrian Observatory of Human Rights, the attack was perpetrated by a woman. The building hosted a meeting of the “National Salvation Government”, dominated by…

At least 11 people, including nine civilians, were killed on Tuesday in Syrian regime bombings of a town in Idleb province (northwest) despite the Russian-Turkish agreement on a “demilitarized zone” in the region, an NGO said. The province of Idleb as a whole still escapes the power of Bashar al-Assad. Despite the agreement on the…

Syrian opposition activists say an explosion outside an office belonging to an al-Qaida-linked group in the country’s northwestern has killed at least 11 people. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights and Smart news agency, an activist collective, said the blast occurred Friday on the southern edge of the rebel-held city of Idlib. The blast…

Commander of Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) Abu Mohamed al-Jolani underlined support for the imminent military operations by the Turkish army against the Kurdish population in Eastern Syria. The Arabic-language Enab Baladi news website, affiliated to the militants, quoted Jolani as saying on Monday that “we support Turkey’s action to take control over the Eastern Euphrates…

The Syrian army loyal to President Bashar al Assad today shelled the northwestern province of Idlib to block an attempt to infiltrate Islamist militants in areas under government control. According to the Syrian press agency ‘Sana’, Damascus has increased the presence of its armed forces around Idlib following clashes between militiamen supported by Turkey and…