Syrian Offensive Targets Remaining Rebel Strongholds

Syrian rebels are fighting to maintain territory amid a new government offensive to capture parts of the country’s last opposition strongholds......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJan 12th, 2018

Syrian Regime"s New Offensive To Capture Aleppo Targets Rebel-Held Areas

The Syrian regime launched a new offensive on rebel-held areas of Aleppo Friday, backed by the Russian air force, pounding neighborhoods in a bid to wrestle the entire city from opponents of President Bashar al-Assad. Damascus announced the launch of th.....»»

Category: topSource: newsweekSep 23rd, 2016

Turkish fire on Kurdish-majority Afrin in Syria kills 18 civilians

On January 20, Turkey and Syrian Arab rebel proxies launched an air and ground offensive on the Afrin region.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMar 16th, 2018

Turkish-led assault on Syria"s Afrin displaced 30,000 in a single day

On January 20, Turkey launched a major ground and air offensive on the Afrin enclave, with the support of Syrian Arab rebel proxies.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMar 15th, 2018

Merkel Calls on Iran, Russia to Curb Syria"s Assault

German Chancellor Angela Merkel urged Russia and Iran to rein in Syrian forces’ offensive against a rebel-held suburb of Damascus, calling the attacks a massacre......»»

Category: topSource: wsjFeb 22nd, 2018

Syrian Offensive Creates New Frictions Among Foreign Powers

A regime assault in a rebel-controlled pocket of Syria is raising tensions among foreign powers positioned on different sides of the conflict......»»

Category: topSource: wsjFeb 5th, 2018

Turkish Ground Offensive Targets Syrian Kurdish Enclave

Turkey launched a weekend offensive on a Syrian Kurdish enclave, raising tensions with the U.S. and opening a new front in the seven-year war after watching rivals gain ground on the battlefield......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJan 22nd, 2018

Turkey Launches Strikes on Kurdish Targets in Syria

Turkish forces began airstrikes and a ground offensive on a Syrian Kurdish force allied with the U.S. in the fight against Islamic State, opening a new front in the seven-year Syrian war......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJan 21st, 2018

Russia and Syria"s Latest Plan to Stomp Out Rebels Is Killing More Civilians

A year after winning Aleppo, the Syrian military and its Russian ally launched a devastating offensive against the last rebel province of Idlib......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJan 9th, 2018

Iraqi Forces Close In on Islamic State Stronghold

Iraqi forces started an assault on the city of Hawija in a dawn offensive on Friday, part of their effort to rout Islamic State militants from their two remaining strongholds in the country......»»

Category: topSource: wsjSep 29th, 2017

Iraq Launches Offensive to Retake Hawija From Islamic State

Iraq has launched an offensive to drive Islamic State from Hawija, one of the group’s few remaining strongholds in the country......»»

Category: topSource: wsjSep 21st, 2017

In Syria, New Conflict Looms as ISIS Loses Ground

The Syrian regime’s successful offensive in Deir Ezzour this week pushed it ahead in the race against America’s Kurdish-led allies over who will inherit Islamic State’s remaining Syrian real estate......»»

Category: topSource: wsjSep 7th, 2017

Syrian regime steps up attacks on rebels

Assad forces are focusing on remaining strongholds, says opposition monitoring group.....»»

Category: worldSource: ftApr 11th, 2017

Syrian regime steps up attacks on rebels after US strikes

Assad forces focusing on remaining strongholds, says opposition monitoring group.....»»

Category: worldSource: ftApr 11th, 2017

Syria at War: As U.S. Bombs Rebels, Russia Strikes ISIS and Israel Targets Assad

As the U.S.’s former Syrian rebel allies accused Washington of a deadly airstrike, Russia attacked ISIS and the Syrian army defended against Israel......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMar 17th, 2017

Syria Hits Rebel-Held Damascus Suburb

Syrian government warplanes bombarded a strategic, rebel-held Damascus suburb on Thursday as part of an offensive that has been escalating despite a week-old nationwide cease-fire, an opposition monitoring group and residents said......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJan 5th, 2017

Syrian Army Offensive Moves to Capture Damascus Water Supply

The Syrian army escalated aerial bombing of a rebel-held valley northwest of Damascus in an offensive begun last week to recapture the strategic area where a major spring provides most of the capital's water supplies, rebels and residents said .....»»

Category: topSource: newsweekDec 26th, 2016

Aleppo: Evacuation Hopes Rise as Vladimir Putin Issues Order to Proceed

Civilian, activist and rebel hopes of escaping the besieged eastern district of Aleppo and avoid falling into the arms of the Syrian regime were lifted Thursday when Russian President Vladimir Putin issued an order to evacuate the remaining rebels. “On.....»»

Category: topSource: newsweekDec 15th, 2016

Aleppo Fighting Resumes Hours After Cease-Fire Deal

The Syrian regime resumed bombardment of the remaining rebel-held parts of Aleppo, residents said, shattering a rare night of calm and throwing an evacuation deal reached into question......»»

Category: topSource: wsjDec 14th, 2016

Syria: Aleppo Evacuation of Civilians, Rebels Delayed

The evacuation of civilians and rebel fighters from the remaining opposition-held eastern districts of the northern Syrian city of Aleppo has been delayed, according to reports. Buses to begin the evacuation have arrived but none of them have left the ar.....»»

Category: topSource: newsweekDec 14th, 2016

Syrian Forces Escalate Attack in East Aleppo

The Syrian army pressed an offensive in Aleppo on Friday with ground fighting and air strikes in an operation to retake all of the city's rebel-held east that would bring victory in the civil war closer for President Bashar al-Assad. "The advance .....»»

Category: topSource: newsweekDec 9th, 2016