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Russia and US agree to dethrone, exile Assad

Reports indicate the US and Russia have secret agreement to ease Assad from power and send him into exile.David Rosenberg, 3/31/2016, 1:36 PM

Syrian rebels reject Assad gov't as talks falter

Rebels, regime refuse to reach compromise on future of Syrian leader.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/30/2016, 8:43 PM

CIA fighting the Pentagon in Syria

Syrian rebel groups backed by different parts of US defense establishment are shooting at each other.Matt Wanderman, 3/29/2016, 11:24 AM

Watch: IDF mission to rescue wounded Syrian rebels

Rare video highlights controversial Israeli policy to treat rebels fighting Assad - many of whom are themselves sworn enemies of Israel.Ari Soffer, 12/9/2015, 10:49 AM

Putin has checkmated himself into a lose-lose Syrian debacle

There is no way Putin can come out a winner in the situation he has created for himself. Mark Langfan, 12/7/2015, 10:25 PM

Syrian rebels denounce ISIS attack on Paris

49 Syrian rebel groups say attacks in Paris are against human values.Ben Ariel, 11/15/2015, 1:37 AM

U.S. Ready to Drop Weapons to Syrian Rebels

American official says the United States military is poised to boost its supply runs to rebels fighting ISIS in northern Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/16/2015, 4:44 AM

Coalition Drops Ammo to Anti-ISIS Syrian Rebels

United States-led coalition forces parachute ammunition to rebels fighting ISIS jihadists in northern Syria.Ben Ariel, 10/13/2015, 2:16 AM

Putin: American Support of Syrian Rebels 'Illegal'

Russian President claims that Syrian rebels supported by the United States end up joining ISIS.Ben Ariel, Canada, 9/27/2015, 11:17 PM

Assad: Fighting 'Terrorists' More Important

Syrian President says his country must first deal with anti-regime rebels before it responds to last week's Israeli airstrikes in Syria.Elad Benari, 8/25/2015, 3:15 AM

Obama to Press Ahead with Training of Rebels

President Barack Obama's administration says it will continue with mission to train Syrian opposition fighters, despite initial failures.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/12/2015, 5:45 AM

Rebels, Regime Forces Agree on 48-Hour Truce

Islamist groups and pro-regime forces agree on a ceasefire in flashpoint towns in northwest Syria and along the border with Lebanon.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/12/2015, 2:15 AM

Rebel Rocket Fire Kills 5 in Damascus

Rocket fire from rebel-held areas around Syrian capital kill five and wound 37.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/9/2015, 5:12 AM

White House: We'll Defend Rebels with Airstrikes

White House confirms it will defend American-backed rebels in Syria with airstrikes if necessary.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/4/2015, 5:12 AM

Obama Authorizes Airstrikes to Defend Rebels

Obama authorizes use of airstrikes to defend U.S.-trained Syrian rebels if they come under attack from terrorist groups or the Assad regime.Ben Ariel, 8/3/2015, 6:15 AM

Syrian Rebels Gain Ground Near Regime Heartland

Al-Qaeda and other rebels push back government troops in an area bordering President Bashar Al-Assad's coastal heartland.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/29/2015, 3:12 AM

Turkish PM: We Won't Send Ground Troops into Syria

Turkish PM Ahmet Davutoglu says his country will cooperate in providing air cover for moderate rebels fighting ISIS.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/27/2015, 5:46 AM

Syrian Rebels Launch Offensive on City of Daraa

Rebels including Al-Qaeda's Syrian affiliate launch a fresh offensive on the city described as the "cradle of the revolution."Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/24/2015, 5:12 AM

Lebanese Report: Israel Tried to Arm Syrian Rebels

Hackers allegedly broke into computers of Israel defense officials accessing secret documents on contact with Syrian opposition.Cynthia Blank, 7/9/2015, 9:19 AM

American Airstrikes Kill Commanders of Nusra Front

Seven members of Syria's Al-Qaeda affiliate, including commanders, killed in American-led air strikes in the northwest of the country.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/9/2015, 3:44 AM

Pentagon Admits Difficulty in Training Rebels

United States struggling to implement its training program for moderate Syrian rebels fighting ISIS, according to the Pentagon.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/19/2015, 5:44 AM

20 Dead in Rebel Attack on Aleppo as Envoy Visits

20 people killed and 100 wounded in Syrian rebel rocket fire on government-held parts of the city of Aleppo.Ben Ariel, 6/16/2015, 2:12 AM

Israeli Official Met Syrian Opposition Leaders

Despite official stance of neutrality, report reveals high-ranking official met secular rebel forces to talk about common enemies.Ari Yashar, 6/12/2015, 12:23 PM

Syrian Rebels Begin Conquest of Regime Province

Rebels make first advance seizing military airport in Druze-majority Sweida province, crimping regime air power in Daraa and Damascus.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/11/2015, 3:19 PM

US Starts Training of 'Moderate' Syrian Rebels

US army training rebels who have been screened for being 'moderates' in Jordan, says it may give air support against Assad.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/8/2015, 7:34 AM

France Admits to Breaching Syrian Weapons Embargo

New book reveals Hollande delivered canons, missiles and rocket launchers to rebels in 2012 despite European embargo.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/6/2015, 2:03 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: 42 Dead in Clashes Between Rebels

At least 42 fighters killed in fierce fighting between Islamist rebels and the Islamic State group.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/23/2015, 5:46 AM

Rebels in Southern Syria Split with Al Qaeda

Southern Front announces it is severing ties with Nusra Front after dispute over border crossing; 'We don't want to be a base for jihad.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/15/2015, 5:57 PM

Palestinians Repel ISIS in Syrian Refugee Camp

Palestinian and Syrian fighters were able Thursday to retake control of a large refugee camp in Damascus seized by ISIS.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/2/2015, 11:10 AM

Rebels Seize Syria-Jordan Border Crossing

Rebels backed by the Al-Nusra Front take the last border crossing with Jordan that had been under the control of the Damascus regime.Ben Ariel, 4/2/2015, 5:13 AM

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

U.S. to Provide $70 Million to Syrian Opposition

State Department says an additional $70 million in non-lethal aid will be provided to the Syrian opposition.Ben Ariel, Canada, 3/13/2015, 11:00 PM

Syrian Rebels Bomb Key Aleppo Intelligence HQ

Critical battle opens in Syria's second-largest city, with Al-Qaeda affiliates and others battling regime forces and Hezbollah.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/4/2015, 8:24 PM

Rebel Defeat Deals Blow to US Hopes Against ISIS

Harakat Hazm - first Syrian rebel group to receive US TOW anti-tank missiles - disbands after defeat to Al Qaeda. Weapons seized.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/4/2015, 1:49 PM

Rebels in Aleppo Reject UN Envoy's Ceasefire

Syrian rebel forces in Aleppo reject UN envoy de Mistura's plan for a freeze in fighting.Ben Ariel, 3/2/2015, 3:44 AM

Al-Nusra Front Takes Base from 'Moderate' Rebels

Al-Qaeda's Syria affiliate drives Western-backed rebels from military base west of Aleppo.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/1/2015, 6:37 AM

US and Turkey Sign Deal to Train and Arm Rebels

Long talks conclude in agreement to train rebels to fight Assad and ISIS, but will training and weapons fall in wrong hands?Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/19/2015, 9:57 PM

Reports: Damascus Suffers Major Rocket Attack

Fighting intensified in and around Damascus Thursday, as rebels pounded neighborhoods of the city with rockets, reports said.Yaakov Levi , 2/5/2015, 11:31 AM

Moscow Talks on Syria End Without Results

Syrian representatives of Assad and opposition figures end two-day talks without concrete result.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/30/2015, 5:45 AM

Pentagon: Training of Rebels Could Begin in Spring

The United States military has made progress in its effort to identify moderate Syrian rebels to train for the fight against ISIS.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/7/2015, 3:42 AM

ISIS and Al-Nusra Front Agree to Work Together

Rival rebel groups in Syria reportedly agree to stop fighting each other and work together against their opponents.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/14/2014, 2:13 AM

Hezbollah: Israel Assassinated Nuclear Scientists

Lebanese terrorist group fighting for Assad says Israel aiding Syrian rebels, coordinated mysterious attack which killed 5 nuclear experts.Tova Dvorin and Ari Soffer, 11/12/2014, 6:11 PM

Syrian Jihadists Capture Key Town Near Golan

Syrian insurgents, including fighters from Al-Nusra Front, seize a key city and other areas of Deraa province.Ben Ariel, 11/10/2014, 2:14 AM

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

Turkey to Train 4,000 Moderate Syrian Rebels

Turkey will let coalition forces use its bases for operations against ISIS, and will also train moderate Syrian rebels after screening them.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/13/2014, 5:42 AM

Son of Hezbollah Leader Follows Father's Footsteps

Jihad Mughniyeh, son of Imad Mughniyeh who was eliminated in 2008, reportedly heads Hezbollah's Golan Heights operations.Ben Ariel, 10/13/2014, 5:15 AM

Senate Approves Obama's Plan to Arm Syrian Rebels

U.S. Senate approves plan to train and arm Syrian rebel groups to fight the “Islamic State”, a day after the House passed the measure.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/19/2014, 4:12 AM

GOP Drafting Legislation on Arming Syrian Rebels

House Republicans' new legislation will keep the Obama administration on a short leash when it comes to arming and training Syrian rebels.Ben Ariel, 9/16/2014, 3:44 AM

Leader of Syrian Islamist Group Killed in Blast

Hassan Abboud, leader of Ahrar al-Sham, killed with other top commanders in a bomb blast in the north-western town of Ram Hamdan.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/10/2014, 4:44 AM

Rebels Present Demands for Release of Peacekeepers

Al-Nusra Front presents three demands for the release of 43 Fijian peacekeepers kidnapped last week.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/2/2014, 7:38 AM

Syrian Rebels Capture UN Personnel

43 peacekeepers from Fiji captured on Syrian side of Golan, where rebels fly black Al Qaeda flag.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/28/2014, 7:02 PM

Syrian Jets Hit Rebels Close to the Israeli Border

Syrian jets shell rebel positions near the border with Israel, hours after mortars from Syria hit Israel.Elad Benari, 8/28/2014, 6:18 AM

Britain's Plan to Arm Syrian Rebels Revealed

The United Kingdom drew up plans to train and equip a 100,000-strong Syrian rebel army, but the initiative was ultimately deemed too risky.Elad Benari, Canada, 7/4/2014, 10:06 PM

ISIS Captures Key Syrian Border Town

ISIS seizes control of the Syrian border town of Albu Kamal after a fierce three-day battle with other rebel groups.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/2/2014, 6:30 AM

U.S. Worried About Syria Threat to Flights

Washington seeking changes to security at airports over concern that Syrian terrorists might smuggle bombs onto planes.Elad Benari, 6/30/2014, 6:14 AM

Obama Seeks $500 Million to Equip Syrian Rebels

In its annual request for overseas funding, the Obama administration has proposed a program to train and equip moderate rebels.Elad Benari, 6/27/2014, 2:14 AM