Al Qaeda returns captive Spanish journalists

Three journalists held for a year by Al Qaeda's Syrian affiliate finally return to Madrid, thanks to 'collaboration of allies and friends.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/8/2016, 3:43 PM

Why are Syrians still flocking to ISIS?

New report reveals what drives Syrians - and even Syrian children - into the arms of jihadist groups like ISIS and Nusra Front.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/4/2016, 12:12 PM

Israeli Arab sentenced for joining Al Qaeda in Syria

Arab resident of northern Israel handed tough sentence after returning to Israel, refusing to renounce murderous jihadist ideology.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/21/2016, 1:55 PM

ISIS retakes Turkey border down from Syrian rebels

Al Qaeda rebels launch major offensives throughout Syria, which ISIS makes advances along Syrian-Turkish border.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/11/2016, 3:17 PM

US strike in Syria kills several Al Qaeda terrorists

Following death of Nusra Front's spokesman, additional US airstrike kills scores more Al Qaeda fighters.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/7/2016, 11:50 AM

Syrian heart-eating rebel killed

Islamist rebel, who appeared in shocking video cutting out and eating the heart of a dead regime soldier, shot dead by rival rebels.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/6/2016, 11:38 AM

Watch: Rebels down regime warplane in Syria, capture pilot

Al Qaeda-aligned Ahrar al-Sham rebels capture one pilot alive near Al-Eis, which jihadists recently seized from regime forces.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/5/2016, 8:07 PM

Al Qaeda routs western-backed Syrian rebels in Idlib

Nusra Front and allied jihadists storm Division 13 weapons depot, seize US-made TOW anti-tank missiles.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/13/2016, 11:51 AM

Under the skin of Al-Qaeda's would-be suicide bombers

A cheerful Saudi, a doubtful Briton and a Syrian obsessed with 72 virgins feature in controversial film on Nusra Front's bombers.Pierre-Henry Deshayes, 2/24/2016, 11:43 AM

Israeli Arab convicted of joining Nusra Front

Arab citizen from the north illegally breached Israel's borders in leaving for Syria to train with Al Qaeda branch.Ari Yashar, 1/20/2016, 1:13 PM

Russia bombs Al Qaeda prison, kills 21 civilians

Airstrikes on Syrian jail leave 21 civilians, 29 terrorists and 7 detainees dead, with 30 wounded and many in critical condition.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/9/2016, 10:53 PM

Al Qaeda rejects 'plot' to negotiate with Assad

Al Qaeda affiliate in Syria condemns the 'treason' of opposition groups who agreed to negotiate with autocrat while demanding he step down.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/12/2015, 10:55 PM

Clashes erupt between Syria Islamists, Kurds

Kurdish forces battle Al Qaeda's Nusra Front in Syria's northern Aleppo Province.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/30/2015, 12:15 PM

Al Qaeda claims it downed two Russian drones in Syria

Nusra Front rebel group says it took down the drones over a military airport in northern Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/18/2015, 1:04 PM

Syrian Rebels Place Bounty on Assad, Nasrallah

Al Qaeda's Nusra Front offers millions of dollars to anyone who kills Syrian dictator or Hezbollah leader - even if they're non-Sunnis.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/13/2015, 2:18 PM

Kurds Claim Tripped Refugee Was an Al Qaeda Terrorist

Hungarian journalist was fired for 'trip heard round the world' amid Syrian refugee crisis - but were fleeing migrants really terrorists?Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/21/2015, 3:09 PM

Former CIA Chief: US Should Support Al Qaeda to Defeat ISIS

Former commander of US forces in Iraq and Afghanistan David Petraeus takes 'enemy of my enemy' approach to a whole new level.Ari Soffer, 9/1/2015, 11:23 AM

Rebels Bombard Shia Villages as 'ISIS-Free Zone' Inches Closer

Syrian rebels led by Al Qaeda fire some 1,000 rockets at Shia villages; Al Qaeda announces withdrawal from area slated for 'ISIS-free zone.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/10/2015, 8:06 PM

US Syria Policy Mocked as Al Qaeda Hunts Down US-Backed Rebels

White House Syria strategy derided as empty 'media statements' by Assad regime, as Nusra Front kidnaps more pro-US rebels.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/4/2015, 6:29 PM

Syria Regime Forces Battle Rebels Near Assad Bastion

Fierce clashes ongoing near Assad's ancestral village between Syrian regime forces including Hezbollah, and rebels led by Al QaedaArutz Sheva Staff, 8/2/2015, 6:50 PM

Al Qaeda Shows Off Captured US-Trained Rebels in New Video

Another blow for White House's slowly-slowly strategy in Syria, as Nusra Front gloats over rout of US-trained Division 30.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/2/2015, 1:45 PM

Al-Qaeda Attacks US Trained 'Moderate' Rebels in Syria

Al-Qaeda's Nusra Front launches assault on HQ of 'New Syrian Force,' leaving casualties on both sides, day after alleged abductions.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/31/2015, 3:10 PM

Syrian Christian Leader Feared Kidnapped by Al Qaeda

Father Dhiya Aziz becomes latest Christian leader to be abducted in Syria, after not returning from 'consultations' with Nusra Front leader.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/7/2015, 7:03 PM

Rebels Launch Offensive to Capture Syria's Largest City

New Islamist alliance 'Ansar al-Sharia,' which includes Al Qaeda's Nusra Front, seeks key victory as regime struggles to hold positions.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/3/2015, 3:20 PM

Norwegian Posed with Guns in Syria for 'Humanitarian Work'

Norway looking to sentence jihadist who fought for ISIS and Al Qaeda - he claims he was in Syria for 'humanitarian' efforts.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/30/2015, 5:17 PM

Al Qaeda Apologizes for Murdering 20 Druze

Syrian affiliate of terror group says shootout committed against Druze village under its hold 'violates our views.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/13/2015, 9:29 PM

First Time: US-Led Airstrikes Aid Syrian Rebels against ISIS

Coalition aircraft hit Islamic State forces battling Syrian rebels including Al Qaeda's Nusra Front.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/7/2015, 3:07 PM

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

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 is Moderate? The West Isn't Buying It

Nusra Front chief's rare TV interview meant to convince the West his group is a legitimate political actor in Syria - anyone believe him?Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/28/2015, 5:35 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

Al Qaeda-Led 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

Bloodbath as Syrian Rebels Storm Regime-Held Hospital

At least 72 killed in one day as Assad regime loyalists barricaded in hospital fight last-ditch battle against rebel assault.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/11/2015, 10:30 AM

Game Over? Syrian Rebels Storm Besieged Regime Loyalists

Rebels led by Al Qaeda's Nusra Front storm hospital in Jisr al-Shughur, where some 250 regime soldiers and their families holed up.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/10/2015, 2:02 PM

Syrian Regime Forces Battle to Free Trapped Soldiers

Hezbollah making steady gains in Qalamoun, as regime forces fight to free 250 soldiers trapped in rebel-held Jisr al-Shughur.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/9/2015, 11:21 PM

Syrian Rebels, Hezbollah in Fierce Clashes Near Lebanon

Al Qaeda's Nusra Front leads preemptive offensive against pro-regime forces, including Hezbollah, in Qalamoun mountains.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/4/2015, 3:26 PM

Regime Troops Trapped in Hospital as Syrian Rebels Advance

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

Jihad on the Horizon: Al Qaeda, ISIS Clash Along Israeli Border

Nusra Front joins other rebel factions fighting ISIS-linked Jaish al-Jihad battalion in Golan Heights; follows mortar fire into Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/28/2015, 9:12 PM

Assad Regime Collapsing? 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

Abbas Negotiates Release of Swedish Missionaries from Al Qaeda

Sweden thanks Abbas for 'personally' negotiating the release of two Christian hostages captured by Nusra Front in Jordan.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/26/2015, 3:20 PM

Syria: Al Qaeda, Allies, 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

Ohio Man's Al-Qaeda Attack on US Soil Foiled

Abdirahman Sheik Mohamud charged for training with Nusra Front in Syria before returning to try and launch an attack in the US.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/16/2015, 10:03 PM

Rebels in Southern Syria Split with Al Qaeda after Tensions

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

Palestinian Camp in Lebanon a Breeding Ground for Jihadists

Lebanon's Ain al-Helweh camp causing growing concern, as even official Palestinian 'security forces' fear to enter.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/6/2015, 2:38 PM

Al Qaeda, Allies Advance on Key Syrian Military 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

Al-Qaeda Conquers Syrian Provincial Capital of 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: Islamist Rebels Advance in Fierce Clashes for 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

Syrian Al-Qaeda Beating Obama's 'Moderate' Rebels

Nusra Front has been seizing American weapons while pushing back FSA, and is posed to establish emirates in northern Syria.Dalit Halevy, Ari Yashar, 3/10/2015, 9:54 PM

40 Killed as Kurds Battle ISIS for Key Syrian Town

Kurdish fighters repel Islamic State offensive in Hasakeh, as Al Qaeda's Nusra Front battles regime in Aleppo.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/8/2015, 6:22 PM

Syria: Collapse of Moderate Rebel Group Deals Blow to US Hopes

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

New Al Qaeda Video Shows Steady Advance along Israeli Border

Syrian Nusra Front rebel group releases slick new video, in attempt to take back the initiative from rival ISIS in the propaganda war.Ari Soffer, 2/12/2015, 12:52 PM

Wary of Intel Leaks, Jihadists Scaling Back Social Media Use

ISIS, Nusra Front recruits concerned intelligence agencies gleaning crucial data from Facebook to use against them, pinpoint locations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/31/2015, 6:50 PM

Al Qaeda Takes Major Syrian Military Base

Nusra Front cements control of Idlib countryside, highlighting dominance of jihadis in Syrian civil war.Ari Soffer, 12/15/2014, 2:36 PM

Watch: Rival Syrian Rebels Clash over War Booty

Free Syrian Army fighters livid after Al Qaeda-affiliated Nusra Front steals their spoils of war.Ari Soffer, 12/8/2014, 5:41 PM

Hezbollah and Al Qaeda-Branch Argue Over Circumstances of Clash

Hezbollah updates toll to eight dead from clash with Nusra Front terrorists - who claim Hezbollah actually attacked them.Ari Yashar, 10/6/2014, 12:56 PM

Mavi Marmara 'Peace Activist' Killed in US Airstrike

Turkish IHH activist who took part in infamous Gaza flotilla killed in Syria airstrike; reports say he was fighting with Al Qaeda.Ari Soffer, 9/28/2014, 2:22 PM

Syrian Rebels Kill Three Hezbollah Terrorists in Lebanon

Day after ISIS and Al Qaeda-linked rebels kill three Lebanese soldiers, Hezbollah targeted in suicide bombing.Ari Yashar, 9/20/2014, 11:58 PM