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State Department offers reward for Al-Nusra leader

State Department offers reward for Al-Nusra leader

Trump administration offers reward of up to $10 million for information about Al-Nusra Front leader.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/05/2017 05:36
Top Syrian rebel commander killed in airstrike

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, 09/09/2016 02:11
Amnesty: Syrian rebels guilty of war crimes

Amnesty: Syrian rebels guilty of war crimes

New Amnesty International report says Islamist rebels and jihadists in Syria are guilty of war crimes.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/07/2016 04:45
Lavrov, Kerry discuss action against Al-Qaeda

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/06/2016 05:15
Al-Nusra Front confirms death of its spokesman

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, 07/04/2016 03:14
Pentagon confirms death of senior Nusra member

Pentagon confirms death of senior Nusra member

Pentagon confirms it had targeted the spokesman of Syria's Al-Qaeda branch.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/04/2016 03:13
Syrian Al-Qaeda spokesman affiliate killed

Syrian Al-Qaeda spokesman affiliate killed

Spokesman for Al-Nusra Front, his son and 20 other jihadists killed in the northeast of the country.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/04/2016 00:12
Jihadists seize key hilltops from Syrian regime

Jihadists seize key hilltops from Syrian regime

Al-Nusra Front and allied jihadists seize strategic hilltops in northern Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/03/2016 05:44
Al-Nusra Front leader urges rejection of ceasefire

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, 26/02/2016 22:58
Al-Nusra Front boosts presence in Aleppo

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, 28/01/2016 05:42
Syria op. urges Al-Nusra to break with Al Qaeda

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/11/2015 18:49
Nusra Leader Calls for 'Revenge' on Alawites

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.Ben Ariel, 13/10/2015 04:46
Syrian Fighting Spills Over Into Israel

Syrian Fighting Spills Over Into Israel

Stray fire from the conflict in Syria reaches into Israel. No casualties or damage yet reported.Uzi Baruch, 26/09/2015 19:38
Former Bin Laden Lieutenant Killed in Syria

Former Bin Laden Lieutenant Killed in Syria

A former lieutenant of former Al-Qaeda chief killed in fighting with pro-government militiamen near Idlib.Ben Ariel, 20/09/2015 04:13
Syrian Rebels Gain Ground Near Regime Heartland

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, 29/07/2015 03:12
Syrian Rebels Launch Offensive on City of Daraa

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, 24/07/2015 05:12
Syrian Priest Released After a Week in Captivity

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, 11/07/2015 01:01
American Airstrikes Kill Commanders of Nusra Front

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, 09/07/2015 03:44
Nusra Front Bomber Kills 25 Soldiers in Aleppo

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.Ben Ariel, 07/07/2015 02:14
ISIS Beheads 12 Men from Rival Groups

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, 26/06/2015 03:14
Rebels Advance on Regime in Northwest Syria

Rebels Advance on Regime in Northwest Syria

Syrian NGO points once again to rebel pushback as Assad's army falls in Muhambel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/06/2015 08:18
Nusra Front Leader: ISIS Caliphate Illegitimate

Nusra Front Leader: ISIS Caliphate Illegitimate

Al-Nusra Front leader Abu Mohammad al-Golani blasts rival ISIS, says the group must "repent".Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/06/2015 05:43
Nusra Leader: We Don't Seek Revenge On Alawites

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.Ben Ariel, 28/05/2015 04:42
Hezbollah: We Killed 20 Members of Al-Nusra Front

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, 11/05/2015 05:43
Rebels Seize Syria-Jordan Border Crossing

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, 02/04/2015 05:13
Syrian Troops Regroup After Islamists Take Idlib

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, 30/03/2015 01:46
15 Bodies Found in 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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/03/2015 11:15
Jihadist Syrian Rebels Capture Regime Helicopter

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, 23/03/2015 02:15
Al-Nusra Front Reaffirms Allegiance to Al-Qaeda

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, 10/03/2015 02:43
Al-Nusra Front Takes Base from 'Moderate' Rebels

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, 01/03/2015 06:37
Israeli Al Qaeda Recruit Nabbed Returning Home

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.Ari Yashar, 29/01/2015 16:49
Two Italian Women Freed from Captivity in Syria

Two Italian Women Freed from Captivity in Syria

Two Italian aid workers abducted in Syria last summer have been released.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/01/2015 04:44
Syrian Jihadists Shoot Woman for 'Adultery'

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.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/01/2015 16:58
Suicide Bomber Kills 7 in Northern Lebanon

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, 11/01/2015 02:43
Two Kidnapped Italian Women Appear in Video

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/01/2015 03:42
ISIS and Al-Nusra Front Agree to Work Together

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, 14/11/2014 02:13
Syrian Jihadists Capture Key Town Near Golan

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, 10/11/2014 02:14
Syrian Al-Qaeda Leader Vows to Make Nasrallah Pay

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, 05/11/2014 03:42
Rebels Want Prisoners in Exchange for Soldiers

Rebels Want Prisoners in Exchange for 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, 03/11/2014 05:45
Head of Al-Nusra Front Warns West: You Will Pay

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, 29/09/2014 03:12
Al-Nusra Front Threatens Western Countries

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, 28/09/2014 05:40
Syrian FM: We Welcome Airstrikes on IS

Syrian FM: 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, 24/09/2014 06:12
UN Chief Welcomes Release of Fijian Peacekeepers

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, 12/09/2014 02:42
Fiji Retracts Claim UN Hostages to be Released

Fiji Retracts Claim UN Hostages to be Released

Social media posts claiming 45 captive UN troops about to be released denied: 'someone has misinterpreted.'AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/09/2014 07:17
Kidnapped Fijian Peacekeepers to be Released

Kidnapped Fijian Peacekeepers to be Released

Fiji says 45 UN peacekeepers taken hostage by Al-Qaeda-linked rebels in the Golan Heights will be released soon.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/09/2014 03:15
Al-Nusra Threatens Sunnis in Lebanon

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, 05/09/2014 22:59
Al Qaeda Rebels Try UN Troops Under 'Divine Law'

Al Qaeda Rebels Try UN Troops 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, 05/09/2014 09:19
UNSC Demands Release of Abducted Peacekeepers

UNSC Demands Release of Abducted Peacekeepers

Unanimous UN declaration condemns abduction of UNDOF members by terrorists in 'strongest terms.'AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/09/2014 20:51
Rebels Present Demands for Release of Peacekeepers

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, 02/09/2014 07:38
IDF Expects Syria to Quneitra Rebels Tonight

IDF Expects Syria to Quneitra Rebels Tonight

Israel reinforcing on Golan Heights as UN 'strongly condemns' capture of 43 of its peacekeepers by rebel 'terrorist groups.'Ari Yashar, 28/08/2014 22:13
Mortar Shells Continue to Pound Golan Heights

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, 27/08/2014 22:02
ISIS Captures Largest Oil Field in Syria

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, 03/07/2014 18:56
ISIS Captures Key Syrian Border Town

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, 02/07/2014 06:30
U.S. Worried About Syria Threat to Flights

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, 30/06/2014 06:14
U.S. Confirms Citizen Carried Out Syria Attack

U.S. Confirms Citizen Carried Out Syria Attack

The United States confirms it believes an American citizen carried out a suicide bombing within Syria.Elad Benari, Canada, 31/05/2014 01:01
American May Have Carried Out Syria Bombing

American May Have Carried Out Syria 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, 29/05/2014 02:13
Syria: 74 Jihadists Killed in Inter-rebel Fighting

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, 06/05/2014 05:42