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  • Syria rivalry sharply splits jihadist ranks

    Syria rivalry sharply splits jihadist ranks

    Rivalry between jihadist groups fighting in Syria has sharply divided global militant ranks once loosely allied under Al Qaeda, sparking infighting which experts say has hampered efforts to topple President Bashar al-Assad.

  • Syria talks falter as West, Russia feud

    Syria talks falter as West, Russia feud

    A standoff between Russia and the Western powers left their rival Syrian allies deadlocked in talks at Geneva on Thursday as fighting went on that has left tens of thousands under siege and hoping for relief from abroad.

  • 700 killed in Syria rebel-jihadist battle: report

    700 killed in Syria rebel-jihadist battle: report

    Fierce fighting between jihadists and rival rebel groups in Syria has killed at least 700 in more than a week while hundreds more have gone missing, a monitoring group said on Sunday.

  • Al-Qaida leader targeting UN workers

    Al-Qaida leader targeting UN workers

    The shadowy leader of a powerful al-Qaida group fighting in Syria sought to kidnap United Nations workers and scrawled out plans for his aides to take over in the event of his death, according to excerpts of letters obtained on Wednesday by The Assoc...

  • Syrian photographer killed in Aleppo

    Syrian photographer killed in Aleppo

    A Syrian photographer who took pictures for Reuters on a freelance basis has been killed while covering fighting in Aleppo, activists said.

  • 'Barrel bomb' raids in Syria's Aleppo kill 76

    'Barrel bomb' raids in Syria's Aleppo kill 76

    The Syrian air force was today accused of killing 76 people by unleashing barrels packed with explosives on Aleppo, a focal point for fighting between regime and rebel forces.

  • Scores killed as rebels battle to break siege of Damascus suburbs

    Scores killed as rebels battle to break siege of Damascus suburbs

    Fierce fighting to the east of Damascus has killed more than 160 people in the past two days.

  • US sees Syria's Bashar al-Assad strengthened by rise of Islamist groups

    US sees Syria's Bashar al-Assad strengthened by rise of Islamist groups

    The rise of Islamist groups fighting Syria's Western-backed rebels has emboldened the Syrian government and will make it harder to extract concessions from Damascus at any peace talks, a US official said on Monday.

  • Syria's Bashar Assad warns Turkey will 'pay dearly' for rebel support

    Syrian President Bashar al-Assad warned Turkey it will "pay dearly" for supporting rebels fighting to overthrow his regime, in an interview broadcast today on Turkish television.

  • 'Terrorists' eat human hearts, claims Syria's minister at UN

    Syria's foreign minister has claimed at the UN that his regime is fighting a war against Al Qaeda-linked militants who eat human hearts and dismember people while they are still alive, then send their limbs to family members.

  • 17 dead as Al-Qaeda attacks Syria's Kurd town

    17 dead as Al-Qaeda attacks Syria's Kurd town

    Al-Qaeda loyalists attacked a mainly Kurdish town in northeastern Syria sparking fighting in which 17 people were killed, two of them ambulance crew, a watchdog said on Saturday.

  • Syria rebels overrun key Aleppo air base: NGO

    Rebels fighting to overthrow Syrian President Bashar al-Assad have captured a key air base in the northern province of Aleppo after a months-long battle, a monitoring group reported on Tuesday.

  • Thirty killed in heavy fighting in Syrian mountains

    Syrian rebels battled forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad in the Jabal Akrad mountains overlooking the Mediterranean on Sunday and a monitoring group said at least 30 people were killed.

  • Syrian Islamist rebel leader freed after clashes among rival rebels

    Syrian Islamist rebel leader freed after clashes among rival rebels

    The local commander of a Syrian rebel group affiliated to al Qaeda was freed on Sunday after being held by Kurdish forces in a power struggle between rival organisations fighting President Bashar al-Assad, activists said.

  • Syria's Bashar Assad may cling on, Britain will not arm rebels: sources

    Syria's Bashar Assad may cling on, Britain will not arm rebels: sources

    Britain has abandoned plans to arm Syrian rebels fighting to overthrow President Bashar al-Assad and believes he might survive in office for years, sources familiar with government thinking say.

  • Deadly fighting traps hundreds of families in Damascus

    Deadly fighting traps hundreds of families in Damascus

    Shelling killed at least 13 people on Sunday in the Damascus district of Qaboon, where fierce fighting between the army and rebels has trapped hundreds of families, a monitor said.

  • 18 hurt as car bomb hits Hezbollah stronghold in Beirut

    18 hurt as car bomb hits Hezbollah stronghold in Beirut

    At least 18 people were wounded by a car bomb blast in Beirut's southern suburbs on Tuesday, a stronghold of the Lebanese Shi'ite Hezbollah militant group that has been fighting in Syria's civil war, security sources said.

  • Syria blames Saudi Arabia for conflict

    The Syrian information minister has lashed out at Saudi Arabia, saying Riyadh is responsible for his country's conflict. Omran al-Zoubi says Saudi Arabia is providing weapons and money to "terrorists," the government's term for rebels fighting to top...

  • Lebanon clashes rage near mosque; 16 soldiers dead

    Lebanon clashes rage near mosque; 16 soldiers dead

    Lebanese army units battled followers of a hard-line Sunni cleric holed up in a mosque complex in a southern port city on Monday, the second day of fighting that has left at least 16 soldiers dead, the military said.

  • Syria's Aleppo witnesses heaviest fighting in months, say activists

    Syria's Aleppo witnesses heaviest fighting in months, say activists

    The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says the clashes concentrated in the eastern neighborhood of Sakhour.

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