Bomb attack kills 9 in Syria Golan Heights village

Bomb attack kills 9 in Syria Golan Heights village

A suicide car bomb attack killed nine people in a government-held village in Syria's Golan Heights on Friday, state media said, reporting clashes between government forces and rebels afterwards.

Air strike kills top jihadist rebel commander in Syria

Air strike kills top jihadist rebel commander in Syria

An air strike near Syria's battleground second city Aleppo has killed the commander of the largest rebel alliance in the biggest blow since its formation early last year, a monitor said on Friday.

Al-Qaeda paves way for break ties with Syria affiliate

Al-Qaeda paves way for break ties with Syria affiliate

Al-Qaeda prepared the ground Thursday for a break with its Syrian affiliate, Al-Nusra Front, following several days of online chatter over a split between the jihadist groups.

US-Russia cooperation in Syria must help end Assad rule: Saudi FM

US-Russia cooperation in Syria must help end Assad rule: Saudi FM

Saudi Arabia warned Thursday that any military cooperation between the United States and Russia in Syria must help advance a political transition to end the war without Bashar al-Assad in power.

43 killed in Syria army shelling of rebel town

43 killed in Syria army shelling of rebel town

Fierce government bombardment of an opposition-controlled Syrian town has killed 43 people, among them children and medical staff, a monitoring group said Sunday in a new toll.

2 medics among 20 dead in regime shelling of Syria town

2 medics among 20 dead in regime shelling of Syria town

Two medics were among at least 20 people killed on Saturday in Syrian government shelling of a rebel-held town northeast of the capital, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

Multiple suicide bombings kill five in eastern Lebanon

Multiple suicide bombings kill five in eastern Lebanon

At least five people were killed in multiple suicide bombings early Monday in eastern Lebanon near the border with Syria, officials said.

Three journalists return to Spain after Syria kidnapping

Three journalists return to Spain after Syria kidnapping

Three Spanish journalists who had been held hostage in Syria by an Al Qaeda-linked group returned on Sunday to Madrid where they were welcomed by overjoyed family members after nearly a year in captivity.

44 dead in suspected regime strikes on Syria markets: monitor

44 dead in suspected regime strikes on Syria markets: monitor

Suspected government air strikes on Tuesday killed at least 44 civilians at two markets in a part of northwestern Syria controlled by the war-torn country's Al-Qaeda affiliate, a monitor said.

Qaeda in Syria confirms death of spokesman

Qaeda in Syria confirms death of spokesman

Al-Qaeda's Syrian affiliate confirmed on Wednesday the death of its spokesman Abu Firas al-Suri in a US air strike earlier this week.

Syria's Qaeda spokesman killed as army pushes anti-IS advance

Syria's Qaeda spokesman killed as army pushes anti-IS advance

Air strikes have killed several Al-Qaeda-linked Al-Nusra Front members including its spokesman and regime forces have retaken a strategic town from the Islamic State group in the latest setbacks for jihadists in Syria.

Head of Syria Al-Qaeda branch urges rejection of ceasefire

Head of Syria Al-Qaeda branch urges rejection of ceasefire

The head of Syria's powerful Al-Qaeda branch on Friday urged opponents of President Bashar al-Assad to reject a ceasefire due to begin at midnight and instead intensify attacks on the regime.