Jihadists have killed more than 60 Syrian regime fighters in 48 hours, a monitor said Saturday, in some of the deadliest attacks on pro-Damascus forces in recent weeks. Kurdish-led forces in March announced the defeat of the Islamic State group’s “caliphate” in eastern Syria, but the jihadists have retained hideouts there and in other parts…

At least six civilians were killed on Sunday in Syria in rocket attacks against the big city of Aleppo (north), held by the Bashar al-Assad regime, the official Syrian news agency Sana announced. Jihadist militants stationed in the Rashidin-4 and Rashidin-5 neighbourhoods on the western outskirts of the city regularly fire rockets and homemade mortars…

A double bomb attack Tuesday in the northern Syrian city of Raqa, a former bastion of the Islamic State group, killed 13 people, mostly civilians, a war monitor said. A car bomb and explosive ordinance struck the crowded Basil street, killing nine civilians and four US-backed fighters, the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said….

On Tuesday, April 2, Syrian opposition blogs published reports that a group of Hezbollah militants and pro-Iranian militiamen were expelled from Dara’a province in the south of the country, near the Israeli border, by local residents. Hizbullah militants and pro-Iranian militias had arrived by bus in an area several kilometres from the Israeli border. When…

At least 50 Islamic State militants were killed Thursday 28 March by U.S.-led airstrikes on a caves area. The air raids targeted the caves in Baghouz, the last IS redoubt in the eastern countryside of Deir al-Zour province in eastern Syria, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. The IS militants were hiding in…

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) in a report on an Israeli air attack on a target at a military airfield and industrial area in Sheikh Najjar near Aleppo. Several targets were reportedly shot down by the Syrian Air Defence Forces. According to SOHR, the target of the air attack was a weapons and…

The al-Hamdaniyeh district in western Aleppo was the scene of internal fighting between a pro-regime Palestinian militia and the regime’s elite unit, the 4th Division. The belligerents reportedly used heavy and medium weapons. The clashes lasted a few hours and wounded dozens of people, who were transferred to the Aleppo military hospital. Hamdaniyeh district and…

Daesh militants killed seven US-backed fighters in the northern Syrian city of Manbij, its military council said on Tuesday, days after the group’s “caliphate” was declared defeated. Daesh has claimed the Manbij attack. Manbij is a former Daesh stronghold that is now ruled by a military council affiliated with the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), the…

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…

Sporadic fire rang out on Saturday, March 16, on the Baghouz front in eastern Syria, where U.S.-backed anti-Jihadist forces are trying to drive Islamic state fighters out of their ultimate reduction. Shooting continues, Adnane Afrine, a spokesman for the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), who are engaged in this latest battle, told AFP. The irreducible of…