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Germany arrests two Syrians for aiding Islamist execution

Two Syrians arrested in Germany on suspicion of helping to carry out execution by group linked to Al-Qaeda.

Germany arrests two Syrians for aiding Islamist execution

Israeli-Arab woman arrested for joining Syrian terror group

Israeli citizen reportedly crossed border into Syria, joined Al-Nusra terrorist organization with hopes of becoming a 'martyr'.

Israeli-Arab woman arrested for joining Syrian terror group

Is Syrian jihadist critically injured?

Russia claims Tahrir Al-Sham leader was critically injured in air strike. Group denies.

Is Syrian jihadist critically injured?

State Department offers reward for Al-Nusra leader

Trump administration offers reward of up to $10 million for information about Al-Nusra Front leader.

State Department offers reward for Al-Nusra leader

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.

Top Syrian rebel commander killed in airstrike

Amnesty: Syrian rebels guilty of war crimes

New Amnesty International report says Islamist rebels and jihadists in Syria are guilty of war crimes.

Amnesty: Syrian rebels and jihadists are guilty of war crimes

Lavrov, Kerry discuss action against Al-Qaeda

Russian Foreign Minister and American Secretary of State discuss the need for decisive joint action" against Al-Nusra Front.

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

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.

Al-Nusra Front confirms death of its spokesman

Pentagon confirms death of senior Nusra member

Pentagon confirms it had targeted the spokesman of Syria's Al-Qaeda branch.

Pentagon confirms death of senior Al-Nusra Front member

Syrian Al-Qaeda spokesman affiliate killed

Spokesman for Al-Nusra Front, his son and 20 other jihadists killed in the northeast of the country.

Spokesman for Syrian Al-Qaeda affiliate killed in air strike

Jihadists seize key hilltops from Syrian regime

Al-Nusra Front and allied jihadists seize strategic hilltops in northern Syria.

Jihadist rebels seize key hilltops from Syrian regime

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.

Al-Nusra Front leader urges rejection of ceasefire

Al-Nusra Front boosts presence in Aleppo

Al-Qaeda's affiliate in Syria brings in reinforcements to Syria's former economic capital.

Al-Nusra Front boosts presence in Aleppo

Syria op. 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.

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

Nusra Leader Calls for 'Revenge' on Alawites

Abu Mohammad al-Golani, head of Al-Nusra Front, calls for escalation against Alawites in revenge for Russian airstrikes.

Nusra Front Leader Calls for 'Revenge' Attacks on Alawites

Syrian Fighting Spills Over Into Israel

Stray fire from the conflict in Syria reaches into Israel. No casualties or damage yet reported.

Syrian Fighting Spills Over Into Israel, No Casualties

Former Bin Laden Lieutenant Killed in Syria

A former lieutenant of former Al-Qaeda chief killed in fighting with pro-government militiamen near Idlib.

Former Bin Laden Lieutenant Killed in Syria Fighting

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.

Syrian Rebels Gain Ground Near Regime Heartland

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."

Syrian Rebels Launch Offensive on City of Daraa

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.

Syrian Priest Released After a Week in Captivity

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.

American Airstrikes Kill Commanders of Syria's Nusra Front

Nusra Front Bomber Kills 25 Soldiers in Aleppo

Suicide bomber from Syria's Al-Qaeda offshoot blows himself up in a Syrian army outpost in Aleppo.

Nusra Front Suicide Bomber Kills 25 Soldiers in Aleppo

ISIS Beheads 12 Men from Rival Groups

ISIS jihadists release new video showing the beheading of 12 men from rival Syrian rebel movements.

ISIS Beheads 12 Men from Rival Groups

Rebels Advance on Regime in Northwest Syria

Syrian NGO points once again to rebel pushback as Assad's army falls in Muhambel.

Rebels, Al Qaeda Advance on Regime in Northwest Syria

Nusra Front Leader: ISIS Caliphate Illegitimate

Al-Nusra Front leader Abu Mohammad al-Golani blasts rival ISIS, says the group must "repent".

Nusra Front Leader: ISIS Caliphate is 'Illegitimate'

Nusra Leader: We Don't Seek Revenge On Alawites

The leader of Al-Qaeda's Syria branch says his group will not target the Alawites, despite their support for Assad.

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

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.

Hezbollah: We Killed 20 Members of Al-Nusra Front

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.

Al-Qaeda-Backed Rebels Seize Syria-Jordan Border Crossing

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.

Syrian Troops Regroup After Islamists Take Idlib

15 Bodies Found in Idlib

Bodies of at least 15 people found in Idlib after Al-Nusra front takeover, believed to have been executed by Syrian regime.

Syrian Regime Executed Prisoners Before Idlib Fall

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.

Jihadist Syrian Rebels Capture Regime Helicopter, Take Hostages

Al-Nusra Front Reaffirms Allegiance to Al-Qaeda

Al-Qaeda's Syrian affiliate denies it planned to break away from the global extremist network.

Al-Nusra Front Reaffirms Allegiance to Al-Qaeda

Al-Nusra Front Takes Base from 'Moderate' Rebels

Al-Qaeda's Syria affiliate drives Western-backed rebels from military base west of Aleppo.

Syria: Al-Nusra Front Takes Military Base from 'Moderate' Rebels

Israeli Al Qaeda Recruit Nabbed Returning Home

Arab citizen of Galilee trained in Syria with Al Nusra Front; allegedly was ordered to return to attack Israel.

Israeli Arab Al Qaeda Recruit Arrested Returning from Syria

Two Italian Women Freed from Captivity in Syria

Two Italian aid workers abducted in Syria last summer have been released.

Two Italian Women Freed from Captivity in Syria

Syrian Jihadists Shoot Woman for 'Adultery'

Al-Qaeda-linked terrorists continue the rampant executions in war-torn Syria, releasing video of the punishment for 'corrupting the earth.'

Syrian Jihadists Shoot Woman in Town Square for 'Adultery'

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.

Suicide Bomber Kills 7 in Northern Lebanon

Two Kidnapped Italian Women Appear in Video

Two women identifying themselves as Italian aid workers kidnapped in Syria urge their government to seek their release.

Two Italian Women Kidnapped in Syria Appear in Online Video

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.

ISIS and Al-Nusra Front Agree to Work Together

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.

Syrian Jihadists Capture Key Town Near Golan Heights