Syrian rebels have reached a ceasefire agreement with Russia to evacuate civilians and opposition fighters remaining in eastern Aleppo amid reports that pro-Bashar al Assad forces had massacred dozens of civilians in the besieged city, the Associated Press reported.
Syrian rebels are claiming that Turkey tipped off members of the al Qaeda affiliate that kidnapped at least five U.S-backed Syrian opposition fighters late last month when they entered Syria after completing a Pentagon training program.
JERUSALEM—The near-term fall of the regime of President Bashar al-Assad in Syria was forecast Wednesday by Ehud Ya’ari, the highly respected Arab affairs analyst for Israel’s Channel Two.
A new report released by Jane’s Terrorism and Insurgency Center shows that the majority of the Islamic State’s military activities in Syria have focused on non-governmental opposition groups, while only a small percentage have targeted the regime of Syrian president Bashar al-Assad.
Islamic State militants released a new propaganda video Sunday in which the terrorist group claimed to have raided and established control over the Mursitpinar border crossing between Turkey and Syria near the town of Kobani.
Syrian rebels overtook a joint Russian-Syrian spy station, the Daily Beast reported Tuesday. The Free Syrian Army says the station was used to spy on opposition groups and possibly on Israel.