Top Syrian rebel commander killed in airstrike

Leader of Fateh al-Sham, formerly Al-Nusra Front, killed in an airstrike during a meeting of the group's leaders.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/9/2016, 2:11 AM

Amnesty: Syrian rebels and jihadists are guilty of war crimes

New Amnesty International report says Islamist rebels and jihadists in Syria are guilty of war crimes.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/5/2016, 4:45 AM

Lavrov and Kerry discuss joint action against Al-Qaeda in Syria

Russian Foreign Minister and American Secretary of State discuss the need for decisive joint action" against Al-Nusra Front.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/2/2016, 5:15 AM

Al-Nusra Front confirms death of its spokesman

Al-Qaeda's Syrian affiliate confirms Abu Firas al-Suri was killed in an American air strike earlier this week.Ben Ariel, 4/7/2016, 3:14 AM

Pentagon confirms death of senior Al-Nusra Front member

Pentagon confirms it had targeted the spokesman of Syria's Al-Qaeda branch.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/5/2016, 3:13 AM

Spokesman for Syrian Al-Qaeda affiliate killed in air strike

Spokesman for Al-Nusra Front, his son and 20 other jihadists killed in the northeast of the country.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/4/2016, 12:12 AM

Jihadist rebels seize key hilltops from Syrian regime

Al-Nusra Front and allied jihadists seize strategic hilltops in northern Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/8/2016, 5:44 AM

Al-Nusra Front leader urges rejection of ceasefire

Mohammad al-Jolani, head of Al-Qaeda affiliate in Syria, says ceasefire is shameful and should be rejected.Arutz Sheva North America, 2/26/2016, 10:58 PM

Al-Nusra Front boosts presence in Aleppo

Al-Qaeda's affiliate in Syria brings in reinforcements to Syria's former economic capital.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/28/2016, 5:42 AM

Syria opposition chief urges Al-Nusra to break with Al Qaeda

Terrorist Al-Nusra Front urged to go mainstream in order to help bring diplomatic end to Syrian civil war.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/23/2015, 6:49 PM

Nusra Front Leader Calls for 'Revenge' Attacks on Alawites

Abu Mohammad al-Golani, head of Al-Nusra Front, calls for escalation against Alawites in revenge for Russian airstrikes.Ben Ariel, 10/13/2015, 4:46 AM

Syrian Fighting Spills Over Into Israel, No Casualties

Stray fire from the conflict in Syria reaches into Israel. No casualties or damage yet reported.Uzi Baruch, 9/26/2015, 7:38 PM

Former Bin Laden Lieutenant Killed in Syria Fighting

A former lieutenant of former Al-Qaeda chief killed in fighting with pro-government militiamen near Idlib.Ben Ariel, 9/20/2015, 4:13 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

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

Syrian Priest Released After a Week in Captivity

Franciscan priest serving in northern Syria released after almost a week in the hands of allegedly jihadist kidnappers.Ben Ariel, Canada, 7/11/2015, 1:01 AM

American Airstrikes Kill Commanders of Syria's 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

Nusra Front Suicide Bomber Kills 25 Soldiers in Aleppo

Suicide bomber from Syria's Al-Qaeda offshoot blows himself up in a Syrian army outpost in Aleppo.Ben Ariel, 7/7/2015, 2:14 AM

ISIS Beheads 12 Men from Rival Groups

ISIS jihadists release new video showing the beheading of 12 men from rival Syrian rebel movements.Ben Ariel, 6/26/2015, 3:14 AM

Rebels, Al Qaeda Advance on Regime in Northwest Syria

Syrian NGO points once again to rebel pushback as Assad's army falls in Muhambel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/7/2015, 8:18 AM

Nusra Front Leader: ISIS Caliphate is 'Illegitimate'

Al-Nusra Front leader Abu Mohammad al-Golani blasts rival ISIS, says the group must "repent".Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/4/2015, 5:43 AM

Nusra Front Leader: We Don't Seek Revenge Against the Alawites

The leader of Al-Qaeda's Syria branch says his group will not target the Alawites, despite their support for Assad.Ben Ariel, 5/28/2015, 4:42 AM

Hezbollah: We Killed 20 Members of Al-Nusra Front

Hezbollah says it killed over 20 fighters from Syria’s Al-Qaeda wing in the Qalamoun region.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/11/2015, 5:43 AM

Al-Qaeda-Backed 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

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

Syrian Regime Executed Prisoners Before Idlib Fall

Bodies of at least 15 people found in Idlib after Al-Nusra front takeover, believed to have been executed by Syrian regime.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/29/2015, 11:15 AM

Jihadist Syrian Rebels Capture Regime Helicopter, Take Hostages

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

Al-Nusra Front Reaffirms Allegiance to Al-Qaeda

Al-Qaeda's Syrian affiliate denies it planned to break away from the global extremist network.Ben Ariel, 3/10/2015, 2:43 AM

Syria: Al-Nusra Front Takes Military 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

Israeli Arab Al Qaeda Recruit Arrested Returning from Syria

Arab citizen of Galilee trained in Syria with Al Nusra Front; allegedly was ordered to return to attack Israel.Ari Yashar, 1/29/2015, 4:49 PM

Two Italian Women Freed from Captivity in Syria

Two Italian aid workers abducted in Syria last summer have been released.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/16/2015, 4:44 AM

Syrian Jihadists Shoot Woman in Town Square for 'Adultery'

Al-Qaeda-linked terrorists continue the rampant executions in war-torn Syria, releasing video of the punishment for 'corrupting the earth.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/14/2015, 4:58 PM

Suicide Bomber Kills 7 in Northern Lebanon

Suicide bomber blows himself up in a crowded cafe in the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli. Al-Nusra Front claims responsibility.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/11/2015, 2:43 AM

Two Italian Women Kidnapped in Syria Appear in Online Video

Two women identifying themselves as Italian aid workers kidnapped in Syria urge their government to seek their release.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/2/2015, 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

Syrian Jihadists Capture Key Town Near Golan Heights

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 Al-Qaeda Leader Vows to Make Nasrallah Pay

The leader of Syria's Al-Nusra Front threatens attacks against Hezbollah in Lebanon.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/5/2014, 3:42 AM

Syrian Rebels Want Prisoners in Exchange for Kidnapped Soldiers

Al-Qaeda-affiliated Al-Nusra Front offers to free Lebanese soldiers in exchange for Islamist prisoners held in Syria and Lebanon.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/3/2014, 5:45 AM

Head of Al-Nusra Front Warns West: You Will Pay

Head of Al-Nusra Front says airstrikes will not defeat Islamists in Syria, warns against retaliatory attacks against Western countries.Ben Ariel, 9/29/2014, 3:12 AM

Al-Nusra Front Threatens Western Countries

Al-Qaeda-linked Syrian rebel group denounces airstrikes on Syria, threatens to retaliate against Western and Arab countries.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/28/2014, 5:40 AM

Syrian Foreign Minister: We Welcome Airstrikes on IS

Syria's Walid Muallem says his country would welcome foreign airstrikes, as long as they only target terrorist groups such as IS.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/24/2014, 6:12 AM

UN Chief Welcomes Release of Fijian Peacekeepers

Ban Ki-moon welcomes the release of 45 UN peacekeepers who were kidnapped by the Al-Nusra Front.Ben Ariel, 9/12/2014, 2:42 AM

Fiji Retracts Claim UN Hostages About to be Released

Social media posts claiming 45 captive UN troops about to be released denied: 'someone has misinterpreted.'AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/10/2014, 7:17 AM

Kidnapped Fijian Peacekeepers to be Released Soon

Fiji says 45 UN peacekeepers taken hostage by Al-Qaeda-linked rebels in the Golan Heights will be released soon.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/10/2014, 3:15 AM

Al-Nusra Threatens Sunnis in Lebanon

"Support us or pay the price," Al-Qaeda's Syrian branch says to Lebanon's Sunni Muslims.Ben Ariel, Canada, 9/5/2014, 10:59 PM

Al Qaeda Rebels to Try UN Peacekeepers Under 'Divine Law'

UK-based monitoring group reveals Al Qaeda-linked Al-Nusra Front rebels say they will put 45 captive Fiji troops on Islamic trial.Ari Yashar, 9/5/2014, 9:19 AM

UN Security Council Demands Release of Abducted Peacekeepers

Unanimous UN declaration condemns abduction of UNDOF members by terrorists in 'strongest terms.'AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/3/2014, 8:51 PM

Syrian Rebels Present Demands for Release of UN 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

IDF Expects Syria to Attack Rebels Near Golan Crossing Tonight

Israel reinforcing on Golan Heights as UN 'strongly condemns' capture of 43 of its peacekeepers by rebel 'terrorist groups.'Ari Yashar, 8/28/2014, 10:13 PM

Mortar Shells Continue to Pound Golan Heights

As reports suggest Al Qaeda-linked rebel forces captured Syrian side of Israel crossing, shelling of Golan continues.Ari Yashar, 8/27/2014, 10:02 PM

ISIS Captures Largest Oil Field in Syria

Islamist group adds to its resources, seizing oil field and consolidating its hold in the Euphrates corridor from Iraq into Syria.Ari Yashar, 7/3/2014, 6:56 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 Commercial 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

State Department Confirms U.S. Citizen Carried Out Syria Attack

The United States confirms it believes an American citizen carried out a suicide bombing within Syria.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/31/2014, 1:01 AM

American Citizen May Have Carried Out Syria Suicide Bombing

U.S. officials believe an American citizen carried out a suicide bombing in Syria on behalf of an Al-Qaeda-linked group.Elad Benari, 5/29/2014, 2:13 AM

Syria: 74 Jihadists Killed in Inter-rebel Fighting

Fighting continues among rivals Al-Nusra Front and the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS).Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/6/2014, 5:42 AM

51 Killed as Syrian Jihadists Battle Along Iraqi Border

ISIS launches attack against Al-Nusra Front, dozens of fighters killed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/11/2014, 4:42 AM