DAMASCUS: A roadside bomb and government shelling killed at least 19 people, most of them rebel fighters, in southern Syria's Daraa province on Thursday, a monitor said. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said an explosive device placed on a road by government forces detonated as a convoy of rebel fighters passed by. "After the blast, civilians from nearby came to the scene and the regime shelled the area," said Observatory director Rami Abdel Rahman. He said 13 of the dead were from local rebel…
BEIRUT: Three children were among at least 19 civilians killed in an air strike on a village held by the Islamic State group in northern Syria on Wednesday, a monitor said. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said it was unclear whether the strike was carried out by the US-led coalition fighting IS, or Turkey, which is leading an operation against the jihadists in the area with support from Syrian rebel forces. The strike hit the village of Thalthana, in northern Aleppo province, the Britain-based monitor said.…
BEIRUT: At least 70 regime and rebel fighters have been killed in 24 hours in a government assault and a jihadist-led counterattack in northern Syria, a monitor said Thursday.
ALEPO: Government air strikes hit rebel-held areas of Aleppo on Saturday as rockets fired by insurgents pounded neighborhoods under state control, part of escalating violence in northern Syria that has undermined a truce agreement.
AMMAN: Russian air strikes on Syria have killed nearly 1,400 civilians since Moscow started its aerial campaign nearly four months ago, a group monitoring the war said on Saturday.
BEIRUT: Russian air strikes in support of the Syrian government have killed more than 1,500 people, a third of them civilians, since they began two months ago, a monitor said Monday.
DAMASCUS: Warplanes pounded the Islamic State group's de facto Syrian capital Raqa on Tuesday, killing at least 23 people including 13 jihadists, a monitoring group said.
BEIRUT: Two children were among at least seven civilians killed in air strikes carried out by Russian warplanes in Syria's northwestern province of Idlib, a monitoring group said Friday, citing witnesses.
BEIRUT: The Islamic State jihadist group has executed more than 90 people, a third of them civilians, over the past month in areas of war-torn Syria under its control, a monitoring group said Sunday.
BEIRUT: Syrian government warplanes killed at least 60 civilians including a dozen children in two days of air strikes on Islamic State-held territory at the weekend, activists said on Monday.