The Jordanian army said on Sunday that its border guards had killed five drug traffickers and wounded four others attempting to smuggle narcotics into Jordan from Syria. "The eastern military zone, in coordination with military security agencies and the drug control administration, foiled at dawn on Sunday ... an attempt to infiltrate and smuggle large…
An Islamic State group attack killed at least 14 soldiers aboard a military bus in the Syrian desert Tuesday, a war monitor said, in the second such attack this year. "At least 14 members of the regime forces were killed" and several others wounded "in a bloody IS attack on a military bus" in the…
Islamic State group jihadists killed nine Syrian government troops and militiamen in an attack on military posts in the eastern desert, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Tuesday. "IS cells carried out a surprise attack, targeting positions of the regime army and National Defence Forces in the western countryside of Deir-Ezzor, killing nine of…
A 27-year-old Syrian Islamist was sentenced to life for murder and attempted murder in Germany on Tuesday over two stabbing attacks earlier this year in the western city of Duisburg. The defendant, named only as Maan D., was a supporter of the Islamic State group and admitted his crimes, the court in Duesseldorf said in…
Israeli air strikes killed two Syrian pro-Hezbollah fighters when they hit sites belonging to the Iran-backed group near Damascus early on Saturday, a war monitor told AFP.
Syrian army shelling killed an elderly woman and four of her children in the war-torn country's northwest, rescue workers and a monitor said on Thursday.
Fighters loyal to the Syrian government have clashed with Kurdish-led forces in a mainly Arab district of eastern Syria, leaving 25 people dead in two days, a war monitor said Tuesday.
Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad on Thursday began his first official trip to China in almost two decades, state media reported, where he will ask a longtime ally for financial support to help rebuild his devastated country.
25 Aug 2023
Seven jihadist fighters were killed Friday in bombardments by government forces in northern Syria, a war monitor said, amid escalating violence in the country's last main opposition bastion.
11 Aug 2023
23 soldiers have been killed in war-torn Syria's east, a monitor said on Friday, the deadliest in a new wave of attacks blamed on Islamic State group jihadists.
8 Aug 2023
Syria has extended by another three months border crossings from Turkey into rebel-held areas that had been reopened following a devastating February earthquake, the United Nations said Tuesday