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

United States to Provide $70 Million in Aid 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

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

Rebels in Aleppo Reject UN Envoy's Ceasefire Proposal

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

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

US and Turkey Sign Deal to Train and Arm Syrian 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 Thursday

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 Syrian 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 Accuses Israel of Assassinating 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 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 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 Eliminated Hezbollah Leader Follows in 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 Train and 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 Bomb 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

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

UN Confirms 43 Peacekeepers Captured by Syrian Rebels on Golan

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 Secret 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 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

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

Obama Supports Training for Syrian Opposition, Says Official

Obama's nominee as Qatar ambassador: the administration supports plan to provide military training to moderate Syrian opposition.Elad Benari, 6/12/2014, 5:45 AM

Susan Rice Hints U.S. Providing Weapons to Syrian Rebels

Obama’s National Security Adviser says that the United States is providing "lethal aid" to the moderate Syrian rebels.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/7/2014, 1:14 AM

Clinton: I Supported Arming Syrian Rebels, Obama Refused

Former Secretary of State says in new book she favored arming Syria's rebels but was overruled by President Obama.Elad Benari, 6/6/2014, 6:25 AM

Obama Close to Authorizing Training for Syrian Rebels

Officials say Obama is close to authorizing a military-led mission to train moderate Syrian rebels.Elad Benari, 5/28/2014, 6:13 AM

Syrian Opposition Head: US to Supply More Weapons 'Within Weeks'

Syrian National Coalition head Ahmed Al-Jarba claims success after tour of US to lobby for more arms; meanwhile, regime making gains.Ari Soffer, 5/22/2014, 5:34 PM

UK: Woman Arrested for Smuggling Money to Syria Cries 'Racism'

Nawal Massad, charged with smuggling thousands of dollars to Syrian rebels, says she was arrested because of her ethnicity and religion.Tova Dvorin, 5/20/2014, 1:44 PM

'Jihad is as Canadian as Maple Syrup'

A Canadian who joined the fighting in Syria taunts Canada's government, says number of Canadian jihadists is growing.Elad Benari and Dalit Halevi, 5/15/2014, 4:12 AM

Syrian Jihadists Ban Mannequins in Shops

Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant bans mannequins in shops in its stronghold of Raqa.Elad Benari, 5/13/2014, 4:16 AM

Kerry Supports Syrian Opposition, Mum on Request for Arms

Secretary of State John Kerry meets with Syrian opposition chief in Washington, but makes no mention of the rebels' plea for heavy weapons.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/9/2014, 3:44 AM

Aleppo: Rebels Claim Huge Explosion Which Demolished Regime HQ

Islamic Front claims it carried out second major attack on regime forces in as many days; may indicate a new stage in the rebellion.Ari Soffer, 5/8/2014, 12:33 PM

Syrian Opposition Head: We Need Weapons to Beat Assad

During a visit to Washington, Syrian opposition leader says rebels need "efficient weapons" to deal with Assad.Elad Benari, 5/8/2014, 4:16 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

Gaza Style 'Work Accident' Kills 29 Syrian Rebels

At least 29 rebels die in Homs as a car bomb explodes while being primed for an attack.Elad Benari, 4/7/2014, 5:43 AM

Al-Qaeda Chief: Rebel Infighting in Syria is 'Sedition'

Al-Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri tells jihadists in Syria to accept Islamic arbitration to end three months of infighting.Elad Benari, Canada, 4/5/2014, 12:54 AM

Official: Obama May Provide Syrian Rebels with Manpads

Obama reportedly considering allowing shipments of new air defense systems to Syrian rebels through the Saudis.Elad Benari, Canada, 3/28/2014, 10:10 PM

Syrian Athlete Finds New Use for His Skills in Civil War

Watch: Syria's shot-put champion is now a member of the rebel Free Syrian Army and throws heavy bombs.Elad Benari, 3/28/2014, 6:13 AM

Syrian Opposition Calls for 'Sophisticated Arms'

Arab League summit kicks off with rebel calls for anti-aircraft, other advanced weaponry; Arabs set to reject recognition of 'Jewish state'.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/25/2014, 4:38 PM

Two More of Assad's Cousins Reportedly Killed

Two more cousins of the Syrian President killed in a town near Turkey as rebels launch a new offensive.Elad Benari, 3/25/2014, 3:42 AM

Syria: Jihadists Execute 22 People in Aleppo

Jihadists from the ISIS execute 22 people after taking control of a town in Aleppo province.Elad Benari, 3/12/2014, 4:43 AM

Syrian Rebels Release Nuns Kidnapped in December

A group of nuns who were kidnapped by rebels released in exchange for women prisoners who were held in regime jails.Elad Benari, 3/10/2014, 5:46 AM

Saudi Arabia Blacklists Muslim Brotherhood, Syrian Jihadists

Saudi Arabia blacklists the Muslim Brotherhood and two Syrian jihadist groups as terrorist organizations.Elad Benari, Canada, 3/7/2014, 8:55 PM

Video: Saudi Provides Inside Look at Syrian Rebel War

A Saudi who fought in Syria reveals that the jihadist factions are fighting one another, not Assad.Elad Benari, 3/7/2014, 6:12 AM

Former Head of Syrian Rebels Injured in Car Accident

Riad al-Asaad, former head of the rebel Free Syrian Army, injured in accident outside Istanbul.Elad Benari, 3/5/2014, 3:43 AM

Syria Claims: Israel Sending Fighters to Help Rebels

Assad's adviser claims that Israel is sending fighters and officers to help the rebels fighting to oust Assad.Elad Benari, 3/4/2014, 4:44 AM

Syrian Army Kills More Than 170 Islamist Rebels

More than 170 Islamist rebel fighters killed in a Syrian army ambush near Damascus, the deadliest against the rebels for months.Elad Benari, 2/27/2014, 4:45 AM

Head of Syrian Jihadist Group Gives Rivals an Ultimatum

Al-Nusra Front leader warns ISIS: Accept arbitration in five days or be expelled from Syria.Elad Benari, 2/26/2014, 3:42 AM

Norway Faces Danger from Syrian Jihadists

Norway’s intelligence agency says it fears an increased “terrorist threat” due to Norwegian nationals fighting in Syria.Elad Benari, 2/25/2014, 5:14 AM

Bin Laden's Associate Killed by Syrian Jihadists

Syrian rebel commander who fought alongside Al-Qaeda founder killed by members of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS).Elad Benari, 2/24/2014, 3:42 AM

Free Syrian Army Fires its Chief

Rebel Free Syrian Army dismisses Selim Idriss as its military chief, cites difficulties faced by the Syrian revolution".Elad Benari, 2/17/2014, 5:16 AM

Syria: Car Bombing Kills Dozens in Another Bloody Day

At least 33 people killed in car bombing outside a mosque in a rebel-held village.Elad Benari, Canada, 2/14/2014, 10:38 PM