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Two-Day Ceasefire in Three Syrian Towns

For the second time in two weeks, warring sides agree to a 48-hour ceasefire in the town of Zabadani and two Shiite villages in Idlib.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/27/2015, 2:45 AM

UN Envoy Condemns Syria Barrel Bomb Slaughter

Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura calls for condemnation as regime bombards civilians in areas seized by rebels, killing scores.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/31/2015, 11:37 AM

Regime Bombs Kill 20 Civilians in Syria's Idlib

British foreign secretary condemns Assad regime's 'indiscriminate killing' after roughly 100 killed in two raids.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/31/2015, 11:30 AM

Syrian Army in Retreat against Rebels in Idlib

Last regime-held city taken by rebels in just a few hours as troops turn tail and run; Assad regime's manpower critically low.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/29/2015, 3:32 PM

Al Qaeda Captures Last Syrian Regime City in Idlib

Rebel coalition begins lightning conquest of last city in Idlib province on Turkish border still held by government.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/28/2015, 8:24 PM

Al Qaeda Conquers Regime-Held Hospital Holdout

After days of intense fighting Nusra Front captures hospital where senior troops and bureaucrats were holed up.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/22/2015, 12:05 PM

Rebels Seize Last Military Base in Syria's Idlib

Al-Mastumah falls after regime forces retreat in face of advancing Islamist rebels; Idlib now almost entirely under rebel control.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/19/2015, 4:46 PM

Activists Report of Chlorine Attack in Idlib

Syrian activists says several dozen people injured in chemical attacks in the northwestern province of Idlib.Ben Ariel, 5/8/2015, 4:44 AM

Syrian Army Preempts Rebel Attack on Assad Bastion

Regime forces in Latakia attack rebel positions in attempt to block rebel assault from recently-captured Idlib.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/1/2015, 4:52 PM

Regime Troops Trapped in Hospital as Assad Flails

Al-Qaeda affiliate keeps gaining ground on Syrian army, as regime has lost almost entire province bordering Turkey.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/30/2015, 4:34 PM

Syrian Islamist Rebels Score Another Key Victory

Heavy weapons seized in Idlib's Al-Qarmid base, as Al Qaeda-led Islamist 'Army of Conquest' continues to make gains in the north.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/27/2015, 11:50 AM

Syria: Jihadists Take Key Regime Stronghold

Jihadists seize Jisr al-Shughur, last major city under regime control in Idlib; now closer than ever to regime heartland Latakia.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/25/2015, 9:05 PM

Assad Continues Binge of Barrel Bombing in Idlib

24 people killed in regime airstrikes, including crude barrel bomb on shelter that killed 12, two of them children.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/15/2015, 12:16 PM

Syria: Islamists Kidnap 300 Kurdish Civilians

Al-Nusra Front may be responsible for mass kidnapping in Idlib.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/6/2015, 5:45 PM

Al Qaeda, Allies Advance on Key Syrian Army Base

Islamist rebels including Nusra Front launch attack on Mastuma base in Idlib one week after capturing provincial capital.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/3/2015, 6:24 PM

Assad Finally Losing His Grip on Syria?

Syrian regime suffering major losses, which experts say show its utter reliance on Iran and susceptibility to influence of its neighbors.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/2/2015, 7:58 PM

Syrian Troops Regroup After Islamists Take Idlib

Syrian government forces regroup outside Idlib, which was taken by an Islamist coalition, including the Al-Qaeda-affiliated Al-Nusra Front.Ben Ariel, 3/30/2015, 1:46 AM

Al-Qaeda Conquers Syrian Provincial Capital Idlib

Syrian affiliate Nusra Front paves way for 'emirate' to rival ISIS's Raqa 'caliphate' headquarters; only second capital to fall.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/28/2015, 8:06 PM

Syria: Islamists Advance against Regime in Idlib

Islamist alliance led by Al Qaeda's Nusra Front makes gains in Idlib city; regime airstrikes attempt to blunten advance.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/27/2015, 4:57 PM

Jihadist Syrian Rebels Capture Regime Helicopter

Rebels from the Al-Nusra Front capture four crew members of a regime helicopter which crashed in the Idlib province.Ben Ariel, 3/23/2015, 2:15 AM

Syrian Rebel Video Shows Use of Attack Tunnel

Dramatic footage shows massive Assad regime building being leveled, followed by use of M-40 recoilless rifle.Mark Langfan, 2/1/2015, 3:36 PM

Syrian Rebels Launch Major Assault on Idlib

Syrian rebels, led by the Al-Nusra Front, launched assault on the government-held city of Idlib.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/28/2014, 4:43 AM

Syria Tunnel Blast Proves Hezbollah Tunnel Threat

Rebels obliterate army post and 60 soldiers using UN equipment and digging in rocky terrain - similar to that of Israel-Lebanese border.Dalit Halevy, Ari Yashar, 10/17/2014, 2:57 PM

Video Evidence of New Syrian Chemical Attack?

Activists claim Assad regime killed over 100 in chemical attack in Idlib province; videos show victims and alleged chemical bombs.Ari Yashar, 4/22/2014, 4:16 PM

Report: Al Qaeda Forces Syrian Druze to Convert

Syrian branch of Islamist terror group reportedly has forced 14 Druze villages to Islam - or die.Tova Dvorin, 12/23/2013, 10:13 PM

Syria: Twin Bombs in Idlib Leave 22 Dead

Twin car bombs kill at least 22 people in Idlib, as universities mourn 87 people killed in explosions on the student campus in Aleppo.Elad Benari, 1/17/2013, 5:46 AM

Syrian Gov't Air Strike Kills 3 Children in Aleppo

Three children from the same family were killed Monday in an air strike on Aleppo by Syrian government warplanes.Chana Ya'ar, 9/24/2012, 5:31 PM

Syrian Rebels Seize Part of Military Air Base

Syrian rebels captured part of the Abu Zhuhoor military air base in northern Idlib on Saturday, and attacked a military airport in Aleppo.Chana Ya'ar, 9/2/2012, 11:59 AM

Heavy Fighting in Syria, Dozens Killed

Dozens died in heavy fighting in northwestern Syria Monday, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.Chana Ya'ar, 5/22/2012, 1:43 AM

Dozens Dead in Syria Despite 'Ceasefire' Plan

Dozens have been killed by government forces in Syria so far this week despite attempts to enforce a UN-brokered “ceasefire plan.”Chana Ya'ar, 5/2/2012, 2:34 PM

Syrian Govt 'Mop-up' in Homs: Executions and Rape

Syrian government forces refuse to allow Red Cross workers into Homs as they continue “mop-up” operations: raping and murdering civilians.Chana Ya'ar, 3/4/2012, 4:34 PM

Syrians Vote on New Constitution

Syrians cautiously went to the polls Sunday to vote on a new constitution that would keep President Assad in office until 2028.Chana Ya'ar, 2/26/2012, 12:25 PM

Arab League Mulls Renewal of Syria Monitors

The Arab League is considering whether to end or renew the mission of 165 observers sent to Syria in hopes of deterring government murder.Chana Ya'ar, 1/22/2012, 10:17 AM

Syrian Gov't Forces Kill Leading Activists

Four leading anti-government activists were killed Thursday by Assad loyalist forces in an ambush in the northwestern Idlib province.Chana Ya'ar , 1/19/2012, 3:47 PM

Maher Assad, Brother of Syrian President, Missing

Maher Assad, the brother of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, is reported by Arab media as missing.Chana Ya'ar, 12/29/2011, 5:07 PM

Syria Death Toll: 1,000 Dead in 10 Days

The UN Security Council has been warned: Syrian citizens are dying by the thousands -- 1,000 in the first 10 days of December.Chana Ya'ar, 12/14/2011, 7:55 PM

Syrians Vote Despite Battles in the Street

Syrians went out to vote in a nationwide municipal election Monday, despite continued violence and a feeling the polls were useless.Chana Ya'ar, 12/12/2011, 6:02 PM

Syrian Army Defectors Battle Loyalists

Army defectors battled their former compatriots Sunday in one of the fiercest battles to wrack the country in Syria's emerging civil war.Chana Ya'ar, 12/11/2011, 3:20 PM

Syrian Opposition Calls General Strike

Syrian opposition forces call a general strike hoping to hasten the ouster of President Bashar al-Assad, despite fears of a bloodbath.Chana Ya'ar, 12/11/2011, 1:05 PM