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ISIS video shows ‘Paris attackers’

Malaysia sees ‘very real’ threat from Daesh offshoot

26 Jan 2016 6:27 AM

ISIS releases video of 'Paris attackers'

The video posted on jihadist websites is entitled 'Kill wherever you find them'.

25 Jan 2016 9:17 AM

9 kids among 63 killed in Syria strikes

At least 63 people, including nine children, have died in air strikes believed to be carried out by Russian warplanes on a town in eastern Syria, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Sunday

25 Jan 2016 5:55 AM

Airstrike in Syria kills 30, including 13 children

The strikes come as the regime battles IS jihadists who launched a major assault on Deir Ezzor city over the weekend.

23 Jan 2016 10:04 AM

Opposition: No talks till Russia ends strikes

The Saudi-backed Syrian Opposition ruled out even indirect negotiations with Damascus before steps including a halt to Russian airstrikes, contradicting US secretary of state John Kerry’s insistence t

23 Jan 2016 6:38 AM


Secret Syria group saves lives with air raid warnings

In Syria’s coastal Latakia province, Abu Mohammad sends a warning from his phone to a secret network of colleagues: “Caution: A Russian plane just took off in your direction.”

21 Jan 2016 11:44 PM

Al Qaeda leader in Syria town, Ariha, assassinated

The assassination is the latest in a series of targeted killings of senior Islamist rebels.

21 Jan 2016 2:14 PM

Secret Syria network saves lives with air raid warnings

They are a network of civilian and rebel coordinators across Syria calling themselves 'the monitors'.

21 Jan 2016 11:33 AM

ISIS frees 270 of 400 abducted civilians in Syria

The ISIS group has released 270 of more than 400 civilians it had abducted during its assault on the eastern Syrian city of Deir Ezzor, a monitor said.

21 Jan 2016 6:10 AM

ISIS confirms death of ‘Jihadi John’ in airstrike

The ISIS group confirmed on Tuesday the death of British extremist “Jihadi John”, saying he was killed in a drone strike in their Syrian stronghold of Raqa in November.

21 Jan 2016 6:09 AM


Hungry residents sell gold for food in besieged Syrian city

Residents are slowly starving while troops and militias supporting President Assad exploit their suffering.

20 Jan 2016 2:40 PM

IS frees 270 people kidnapped from Syria's Deir al-Zor

ISIS has laid siege since last March to remaining government-held areas in the city of Deir al-Zor.

20 Jan 2016 10:39 AM

ISIS confirms death of 'Jihadi John' in November drone strike

ISIS described Emwazi as 'martyr' and prayed to 'Allah... to envelop him with His mercy and enter him into the highest levels of paradise'.

20 Jan 2016 9:16 AM

ISIS abducts 400 in Syria’s Deir ez-Zor

Jihadists from the Islamic State group have abducted more than 400 Syrian civilians after capturing new ground in a major assault on the city of Deir ez-Zor that left dozens dead.

18 Jan 2016 6:05 AM

35 regime soldiers killed in ISIS attack

At least 35 Syrian soldiers and pro-regime militiamen were killed Saturday in a multi-front attack by the Islamic State group on the eastern city of Deir Ezzor, a monitor said.

17 Jan 2016 3:25 AM


Syria Army fully captures strategic town in Latakia

Syria’s Army and allied forces on Tuesday took full control from rebel groups of the strategic town of Salma, in the northwestern province of Latakia, state television reported.

13 Jan 2016 5:37 AM

Al Qaeda abducts media activists in Syrian town

Syria’s Al Qaeda affiliate stormed a radio station and abducted two prominent media activists from a rebel-held northwestern town on Sunday, an Opposition official told AFP.

11 Jan 2016 3:14 AM

Syria ready to join Geneva peace talks

Syria’s government told a UN envoy on Saturday it was ready to participate in Geneva peace talks later in January but said officials wanted to know who would take part from the Opposition.

10 Jan 2016 2:31 AM

ISIS militant executes his mother in Syria: Monitor

An ISIS militant executed his mother in public in the Syrian city of Raqqa because she had encouraged him to leave the group, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported on Friday.

09 Jan 2016 4:56 AM

Islamic State militant executes his mother in Syria

She had warned her son that US-backed alliance would wipe out IS.

08 Jan 2016 3:15 PM