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US-led Coalition Delivers 150 Trucks of Military Shipment to SDF: Monitor

BAS News - 2019-09-09 14:48
ERBIL — The US-led Coalition on Sunday delivered another military shipment to the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in northeast Syria as part of its ongoing efforts to counter terror. The London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) said at leas ...

Air strikes kill 18 Iranian-backed militias in Syria

ANF - 2019-09-09 11:59
Sites belonging to Iranian-backed militias in eastern Syria near the border with Iraq border were attacked late Sunday night, killing at least 18 people, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR). ...

Warplanes Target Iranian Positions near Syria-Iraq Border: Monitor

BAS News - 2019-09-09 10:59
ERBIL — Fighter jets pounded an area near the Syrian town of al-Bukamal on the border with Iraq early hours on Monday, allegedly targeting Iranian forces and Tehran-backed militias. Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) confirmed the report and said ...

Air strikes hit near Turkish convoy in Idlib: Syrian Observatory - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-08-21 20:14

Air strikes hit near Turkish convoy in Idlib: Syrian Observatory | News | NewsTalk 610 AM & 103.9 FM KDAL

Kdal610 - 2019-08-19 21:53

Air strikes hit near Turkish convoy in Idlib - Syrian Observatory - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-08-19 17:18

Bombardment kills 20 civilians in northwest Syria, says Syrian Observatory for Human Rights - News Nation

Newsnation - 2019-07-25 23:54

Regime Shelling Kills 12 Civilians in Syria: Monitor

BAS News - 2019-07-08 02:33
ERBIL - Bombardments by the Syrian regime and its Russian allies in Sunday killed a dozen of civilians in northwestern the country, a monitoring group said. Among the casualties were three children, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said, explainin ...

Clashes in Syria Leave 45 Fighters Dead: Monitor

BAS News - 2019-06-19 01:27
ERBIL - Clashes between the non-government forces and other insurgent-led groups in Syria resulted in the killing of at least 45 fighters on Tuesday, a monitoring group confirmed. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said that the Hayat Tahrir al-Sham ...

Syria: Over 40 Fighters, Civilians Killed in Clashes, Airstrikes

BAS News - 2019-06-16 00:06
ERBIL - Clashes and air raids on Saturday in northwestern Syria resulted in the killing of over 40 fighters, mostly pro-regime forces, and civilians, a monitoring group said. Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said that at least ten civilians, including ...

Twin Blasts Leave Dozens Killed, Injured in Syria’s Raqqa

BAS News - 2019-06-02 02:21
ERBIL — Two explosions rocked central Raqqa in northern Syria overnight Saturday, killing at least ten people while over 20 others were injured, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. The first explosion was carried out via an improvised e ...

Over 50 Syrian Government Forces, Allies Killed, Injured by Jihadists

BAS News - 2019-04-27 23:32
ERBIL - Over 50 Syrian government forces and allied fighters were either killed or injured in two separate attacks carried out by two jihadist groups early on Saturday, a monitor said. According to a statement by the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, ...

US Delivers Military Assistance to SDF: Monitor

BAS News - 2019-04-08 21:56
ERBIL - The US-led coalition has delivered new military convoys to the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in eastern Syria, a monitoring group said on Monday. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said that the military assistance included 700 ...

Baghouz: Coalition Jets Kill Tens of IS Insurgents

BAS News - 2019-03-28 22:38
ERBIL - The US-led international coalition warplanes killed on Thursday tens of Islamic State (IS) jihadists in the village of Baghouz, eastern Syria, a monitoring group said. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said in a statement that the airstrike ...

Afrin: Over 2,600 Civilians Kidnapped in One Year

BAS News - 2019-03-18 09:36
ERBIL — More than 2,600 people were abducted by Islamist groups in the Syrian Kurdish enclave of Afrin during the last 12 months, according to Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. Afrin came under a massive military offensive dubbed “Olive Branch Operati ...

IS Targets US-backed Forces in Syria

BAS News - 2019-03-10 00:14
ERBIL - The Islamic State (IS) attacked the US-backed Kurdish forces in Syria on Saturday, where two Kurdish fighters were wounded. The attack was carried out via a suicide car bomb, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said, explaining that a jihadis ...

Nearly 150 IS Militants Surrender to SDF in Baghouz: Monitor

BAS News - 2019-03-04 15:33
ERBIL — The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) revealed that nearly 150 Islamic State (IS) militants surrendered to the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in eastern Syria on Monday. The surrendering of the IS jihadists comes as the Kurdish-led SDF f ...

SDF Liberates Last Enclave form IS in Syria: Monitor

BAS News - 2019-02-16 09:58
ERBIL — The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) has re-captured the last stronghold from the Islamic State (IS) in eastern Syria’s Deir ez-Zor province, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR). The SDF, backed by the US-led Coa ...

Kurdish-led forces take control of last Islamic State enclave in east Syria: observatory

E-Kurd - 2019-02-16 09:46
BEIRUT,— The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the Kurdish-led fighters seized the last Islamic State enclave in eastern Syria on Saturday after the jihadists who were still there surrendered. The UK-based war monitoring group said the last few hu ...

Die letzte «IS»-Bastion in Syrien fällt

Watson Schweiz - 2019-02-14 11:45
Kampf um Baghus. Bild: AP/The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights Wenige Tage nach Beginn einer Offensive haben Truppen unter kurdischer Führung den grössten Teil der letzten IS-Bastion in Syrien eingenommen. Der IS steht demnach kurz vor dem Zusammenbru ...

Suspected Islamic State blast hits Syrian rebel area: Syrian Observatory for Human Rights | Reuters

Reuters - 2019-01-30 16:32

Suicide attack on Kurdish-U.S. convoy in Syria kills 5

E-Kurd - 2019-01-21 18:07
BEIRUT,— A suicide car bomb attack on a military convoy in Syrian Kurdistan (northeastern Syria) Monday killed five members of a Kurdish-led force accompanying US troops in an anti-jihadist coalition, a monitor said. The Syrian Observatory for Human Righ ...

Car bomb kills 8 people in Turkey-occupied Syria’s Kurdish Afrin city: monitor

E-Kurd - 2018-12-16 19:19
BEIRUT,— A car bomb killed at least eight people including four civilians near a pro-Turkey Syrian fighters post in the northern Syrian Kurdish city of Afrin on Sunday, a British-based war monitor said. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said it was ...

Syrian Observatory: First air strikes near Idlib since Russia-Turkey deal | Reuters

Reuters - 2018-12-08 11:04

Syrian Observatory: First air strikes near Idlib since Russia-Turkey deal - Syria - Haaretz.com

Haaretz - 2018-11-25 13:58

Infighting between pro-Turkish rebel factions kills 25 in Afrin

Waar Media - 2018-11-20 00:04
WAAR-Duhok: Infighting on Sunday between Turkish-backed rebel factions vying for influence in the northern Syrian town of Afrin left 25 fighters dead and dozens more wounded, a war monitor said. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said ...

IS Kills, Wounds 32 SDF Fighters in Eastern Syria: Monitor

BAS News - 2018-11-04 22:02
ERBIL - The Islamic State (IS) jihadists killed in a surprise attack on Sunday 12 fighters of the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in eastern Syria, a monitoring group said. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said that 20 more SDF troops wer ...

IS Kills Over 40 SDF Fighters in Eastern Syria

BAS News - 2018-10-27 19:42
ERBIL - The extremist group of Islamic State (IS) has killed 41 fighters of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in Hajin, eastern Syria, a monitoring group said on Saturday. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said that the US-backed SDF ...

Iranian Forces Now in Control of Syria’s West Euphrates: Monitor

BAS News - 2018-10-23 10:26
ERBIL — The Iranian soldiers in Syria, as well as the Shi’ite militias supported by Tehran, are now in full control of strategic territories west of Euphrates River in eastern Syria, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR). Iran, ever ...

Coalition, SDF Kill 35 IS Extremists in Syria

BAS News - 2018-10-21 02:08
ERBIL - At least 35 Islamic State (IS) militants were killed in an airstrike by the US-led coalition in Syria on Saturday, a monitoring group said. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said that 28 extremists were killed in an air raid near the town o ...

Six Sweida hostages freed from Islamic State: Syrian state media, Observatory

Gulan Media - 2018-10-20 22:06

IS Extremists Execute Ten Civilians in Syria: Monitor

BAS News - 2018-10-14 23:54
ERBIL - The extremist members of the Islamic State (IS) have executed ten civilians in eastern Syria, a monitoring group said on Sunday. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said that the innocent ordinary individuals have been held in the militant gr ...

Car Bomb Kills Four in Syria’s Azaz

BAS News - 2018-10-07 09:54
ERBIL — At least four people were killed after a car bomb went off in Azaz city of northern Syria, near the Turkish border, monitoring groups confirmed. According to the London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR), the blast took place in the ...

Air strike in eastern Syria kills at least 28 people

Waar Media - 2018-07-13 15:03
WAAR-DUHOK: An air strike killed at least 28 people in an Islamic State-held area of eastern Syria near the border with Iraq, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Friday. The Syrian state news agency and the pro-Damascus al-Watan newspaper, in ...

Syria: Airstrike Kills 28 People

BAS News - 2018-07-13 11:39
ERBIL - At least 28 people were killed on Friday in an airstrike in an area controlled by the Islamic State (IS) militants in eastern Syria near the border with Iraq, state media reported. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights and al-Watan newspaper sa ...

Syria: 18 People, Including 11 SDF Fighters, Killed in Car Bomb

BAS News - 2018-07-07 13:55
ERBIL - A car explosion killed on Friday at least 18 people in the Syrian eastern province of Deir al-Zour, and more than half of them, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR), were fighters from the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces ...

Russian Jets Allegedly Kill Twenty Two Civilians in Southern Syria

BAS News - 2018-06-28 15:39
ERBIL - Russian warplanes allegedly killed on Thursday at least 22 civilians in a rebel-held town, said a human rights group. Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported that the Russian jets carried out several airstrikes on rebel-held areas of souther ...

Airstrike in Syria Kills Thirty Eight non-Syrian Fighters

BAS News - 2018-06-18 12:26
ERBIL - At least 38 non-Syrian regime fighters were killed overnight on Sunday by alleged US-led airstrikes near the country's eastern border with Iraq, multiple reports said on Monday. According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, the raid in De ...

Turkey to Establish Eleventh Observatory Point in Syria's Idlib: Report

BAS News - 2018-05-14 10:34
ERBIL - Turkish troops have set up its 11th observation point in the province of Idlib in northern Syria to monitor a ceasefire between the Syrian government and the opposition groups, said multiple reports on Monday. Anadolu Agency said that the observa ...

Israeli Strike in Syria Kills Eight Iranians: Monitor

BAS News - 2018-05-10 01:32
ERBIL — An Israeli strike on an Iranian military facility in Syria has killed at least eight Iranians, a monitoring group said. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) said that the strike, which was carried out late on Tuesday, had targeted a mil ...

Iraq denies responsibility for strike on IS in Syria which killed at least 23 civilians

Roji Kurd - 2018-05-02 00:04
The Iraqi government on Tuesday denied launching any new air raids against Islamic State (IS) targets inside Syria after claims made by the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR). Roji Kurd: Air strikes killed at least 23 civilians, including 10 child ...

SDF clash with Syrian regime forces in Deir ez-Zor

Rûdaw - 2018-04-29 18:49
Six SDF fighters were killed, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights ...

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reports on Afrin | SOFREP

Sofrep - 2018-04-27 03:35

FSA Loots People's Properties in Syria's Afrin: Monitor

BAS News - 2018-04-23 14:00
ERBIL - The Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army (FSA) has begun conducting violations against the civilians in the Kurdish enclave of Afrin in Syria, and looting their properties, said a human rights group on Monday. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights ( ...

IS Kills 18 Syrian Government Forces: Monitor

BAS News - 2018-04-19 01:08
ERBIL — Islamic State (IS) militants carried out on Wednesday a surprise attack near the eastern Syrian city of Deir Ez-Zoor, killing at least 18 pro-government fighters, according to a monitoring group. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) sai ...

Explosion Kills Eleven in Syria's Idlib

BAS News - 2018-04-10 14:24
ERBIL - At least eleven civilians were killed on Monday when a huge explosion destroyed a multi-story building in Idlib, in northwestern Syria, a monitor said. According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR), eighty more were wounded in the a ...

Rojava Asayish arrest Kurdish National Congress official: monitor

Rûdaw - 2018-04-02 20:09
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights demanded his “immediate release” ...

Thousands more leave Syria's Ghouta in withdrawal deal

Reuters - 2018-03-27 10:10
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Some 7,000 people departed eastern Ghouta for Syrian rebel-held territory near the Turkish border on Tuesday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said, under an agreement arranged by Russia to surrender the enclave to the Syrian gov ...

IS Kills 36 Syrian Government Troops in Damascus

BAS News - 2018-03-23 14:42
ERBIL - At least 36 Syrian regime troops were killed as the Islamic State (IS) retook control of al-Qadam neighborhood in Syria's Damascus, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. The opposition groups last week handed over the area to the ...

Nearly 40 FSA Fighters Killed, Wounded as Bomb Blasted in Afrin: Report

BAS News - 2018-03-19 10:46
ERBIL - Nearly 40 people were killed, injured due to a bomb explosion in a four-story building in the Kurdish city of Afrin in Syria overnight on Sunday, said a Syrian observatory group. Turkey's Anadolu news agency said that four Syrian rebels were kill ...

SOHR Reveals Latest Casualties Figures on Afrin

BAS News - 2018-03-18 14:55
ERBIL - Head of the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) Rami Abdulrahman said that 1500 Syrian People's Protection Units (YPG) fighters have been killed in the Kurdish region of Afrin in northern Syria since the beginning of the fight in the area. ...

More People Flee Afrin: Report

BAS News - 2018-03-17 11:55
ERBIL - Several clashes erupted between the Syrian Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) and the Turkish army overnight on Friday in the Kurdish city of Afrin, thus more people began to flee the region, according to Syrian Observatory for Human Rights ...

Hundreds of families flee Syrian town of Afrin: Observatory

Reuters - 2018-03-16 08:45
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Hundreds of families fled the Syrian town of Afrin towards nearby villages held by pro-Syrian government forces overnight as Turkish forces shelled the town, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. ...

300 civilians leaved al-Ghouta , killing 12 mercenaries, including leaders of al-Rhaman corps

ANHA - 2018-03-14 11:45
NEWS DESK -12 mercenaries were killed in the eastern province of al-Ghouta by an air strike, while the Russian fire control center announced the departure of 300 people to the eastern al-Ghouta through the humanitarian corridor. The Syrian Observatory for ...

Syrian Observatory - Turkey besieges Afrin | Reuters

Reuters - 2018-03-13 10:29

Hundreds of Civilians Flee Afrin as Turkish Army Advances: Monitor

BAS News - 2018-03-12 19:06
ERBIL - Hundreds of civilians are fleeing from the Kurdish enclave of Afrin in Syria as the Turkish army and its backed Free Syrian Army (FSA) have been getting closer to the borders of the region, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SO ...

Afrin Civilian Casualty Figures Surpasses 200: Monitor

BAS News - 2018-03-11 23:08
ERBIL — The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights has reported that 204 Kurdish, Arab and Armenian civilians have been killed by the Turkish Army and its allied Free Syrian Army (FSA) since they have launched an operation dubbed ‘Olive Branch’ on January 2 ...

Turkish forces reach outskirts of Afrin town: monitor

Reuters - 2018-03-10 17:22
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Turkish forces have reached the outskirts of the town of Afrin after a weeks-long campaign against a Kurdish militia in northwest Syria, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights war monitoring group said on Saturday. ...

70 People Killed in Syria's Ghouta Since Monday: REPORT

BAS News - 2018-03-06 12:01
ERBIL - At least 70 civilians have been killed in Syria's Eastern Ghouta due to the bombardments carried out by the regime warplanes since Monday evening, said a report. According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR), at least 70 people were ...

Turkish Jets Bomb Pro-Government Forces in Afrin

BAS News - 2018-03-02 22:59
ERBIL — Turkey’s air force hit last night two positions of the pro-government Syrian fighters deployed last week to the Kurdish enclave of Afrin. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said that the airstrikes took place late on Thursday i ...

Syrian Observatory: 14 Popular Forces’ elements killed in Afrin

ANHA - 2018-03-02 16:23
NEWS DESK- The London-based Syrian Observatory for Human rights noted that 14 fighters of the Popular Units related to the Syrian army have lost their lives in the Turkish bombing on Çema village in Afrin. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights assured t ...

Syrian Observatory: Turkish jets attack pro-government forces in Afrin | Reuters

Reuters - 2018-03-02 14:10

Strong clashes in al-Ghouta, regime’s forces advance in Hosh al-Zawahra axis

ANHA - 2018-03-01 13:32
NEWS DESK – Violent clashes continue in Hosh al-Zawahra axis in the eastern Ghouta in an ongoing attempt by the regime’s forces to control it after making advance in the area. According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, the clashes continued at ...

Toxic Gases Probably Used in Afrin: SOHR

BAS News - 2018-02-17 11:19
ERBIL - The Turkish army on Friday has used gas attacks on Afrin, a Kurdish city in Syria, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, (SOHR)."Shelling from either Turkey or allied factions hit Al-Shaeikh Hadid and left six people with enlarged ...

Turkish army hit village in Syria's Afrin with suspected gas: Kurdish YPG, Observatory

Reuters - 2018-02-17 04:05
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian Kurdish forces and a monitoring group said the Turkish military carried out a suspected gas attack that wounded six people in Syria's Afrin region on Friday. ...

Ja són 31 els militars turcs morts en la invasió d'Efrîn

KurdisCat - 2018-02-12 11:30
Dissabte 9 de febrer fou el pitjor dia per a les forces d'Erdogan. Diumenge 10 va morir el que fa 31. Segons el Syrian Observatory for Human Rights 74 civils han estat assassinats per les tropes turques però les autoritats d'Efrîn eleven la xifra a 160. T ...

Turkey Intends to Destroy Maydanki Dam Near Afrin: Report

BAS News - 2018-01-29 20:31
ERBIL — Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) has warned about the Turkish Jets carrying out airstrikes around the Maydanki dam in Afrin in order to destroy it. According to information released by SOHR on January 29th, the Turkish army continues th ...

SOHR: ‘Turkey supports anything that harms the Kurds’

Waar Media - 2018-01-28 12:27
WAAR-DUHOK: As Turkey’s offensive against Kurds in the Afrin region continues, German Media spoke with Rami Abdel Rahman, who runs the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. He sees a multifaceted conflict filled with murky alliances. The Turkish military ...

SOHR Deems Turkish Army Attack on Afrin as Failure

BAS News - 2018-01-27 14:48
Head of the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) believes that the Turkish army will not be successful in entering Afrin, a Kurdish city in northern Syria.Osama Suleiman, founder and head of SOHR told DW News/Arabic “Despite the fact that the Turki ...

Syrian Observatory: Afrin violence kills dozens on both sides | Reuters

Reuters - 2018-01-24 12:56

SDF carry out counterattacks on the northern and western borders of Afrin and the airstrikes renewed targeting the area

Roji Kurd - 2018-01-23 00:02
Roji Kurd: Aleppo Province, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: the Turkish warplanes are still flying over Afrin area in the northwestern countryside of Aleppo, and the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored on Sunday evening the warplanes ca ...

SOHR Reveals Latest Statistics of Casualties in Afrin

BAS News - 2018-01-22 11:03
The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights (SOHR) revealed the latest statistics of the casualties in Afrin.According to SOHR report released on Monday, January 22th, the number of casualties has risen to 21 due to the Turkish bombardments on Afrin."War has ...

Regime’s forces break into Abu al-Dohur military airport

ANHA - 2018-01-20 14:54
NEWS DESK-The Baathist regime forces broke into Abu al-Dohur military airport in Idlib, while clashes continue between the regime and the mercenaries’ groups inside and around the airport. The Syrian Observatory for human rights said that the forces of th ...

Violent clashes between the SDF against ISIS in a town near east of the Euphrates River

Roji Kurd - 2017-12-29 00:02
Roji Kurd: The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights:: violent fighting is still ongoing in the east of the Euphrates River between the SDF against ISIS, and the SOHR monitored that the violent fighting is concentrated in areas in Abu Hamam town located in ...

IS mercenaries dominate a village in Idlib

ANHA - 2017-12-10 14:50
NEWS DESK– IS mercenaries took control of Bashkun village of Idlib province again after being expelled from it 4 years ago, after Turkey has sent its forces to Idlib’s areas in Syria. According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights IS mercenaries hav ...

Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: Air raids in Syria kill 25 civilians | World | Malay Mail Online

Themalaymailonline - 2017-12-04 03:59

SDF help civilians, regime obstructs

ANHA - 2017-11-05 17:17
NEWS DESK- The Syrian Observatory of Human Rights stated that the regime forces pull the chain on the civilians in Howayja Qate of the Euphrates River, and Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) strive at helping the civilians to reach the eastern banks of the Eu ...

Russian strikes kill 45 Syrian rebels: Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitor- The New Indian Express

Newindianexpress - 2017-09-24 16:20

Over 90% of Raqqa Recaptured by SDF: Monitor

BAS News - 2017-09-20 11:18
ERBIL — The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) have cleared 90% of the city of Raqqa from the Islamic State (IS) militants, said the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR). “The battle of Raqqa nears to its end after the [Islamic] State retre ...

IS Car Bomb Targets Group of Journalists in Raqqa

BAS News - 2017-08-03 11:38
Several journalists have been wounded RAQQA — A car bomb detonated by the Islamic State (IS) group in Raqqa wounded several journalists on Wednesday and destroyed one of their vehicles. According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, the blast took ...

SDF in Control of 41% of Raqqa After 50 Days of Anti-IS Assault

BAS News - 2017-07-24 16:00
ERBIL — The US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) has liberated 41% of Raqqa from the Islamic State (IS) as the battle for the city enters its eighth week. The London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) has confirmed that the SDF is now i ...

Observatory: Syrian warplanes strike near Damascus despite ceasefire

NRT - 2017-07-23 19:08

Daesh in organisational disarray – Life under Daesh

The Global Coalition - 2017-07-19 15:41
Al-Baghdadi’s reported death leads to disarray in Daesh’s ranks On 11 July, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) reported that it had received news from a source inside the Daesh leadership structure, that the group’s leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghda ...

ISIS leader al-Baghdadi confirmed dead by the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights - ISIS - Haaretz.com

Haaretz - 2017-07-11 17:42

Syrian Observatory Confirms IS Chief Al-Baghdadi’s Death

BAS News - 2017-07-11 16:41
ERBIL — Islamic State (IS) leader Abu Bakir Al-Baghdadi has been killed, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights which claims that it has "confirmed information.” The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights told Reuters on Tuesday that it has "c ...

30 civilians dead in air strikes on IS-held area of Syria

Waar Media - 2017-06-28 14:57
WAAR-DUHOK: At least 30 civilians were killed in air strikes on an area of eastern Syria held by the Islamic State group on Wednesday, a monitoring group said. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said it was not immediately able to say whether the st ...

SDF Captures Neighborhood of Romaniah in Raqqa

BAS News - 2017-06-11 22:41
RAQQA — The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) backed by the US-led coalition captured the neighborhood of Romaniah in Raqqa after two days of fighting, Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. The fighting in the area has left 12 Islamic State (IS) gunmen ...

SDF Opens New Front Against IS in Raqqa

BAS News - 2017-06-11 03:48
SOFIA — The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), backed by the US-led coalition, broke into the western part of the Syrian city of Raqqa on Saturday, opening a second front inside the IS-held city. According to a report released by the Syrian Observatory for ...

17 Civilians Killed in Coalition Airstrikes Near Raqqa: Monitor

BAS News - 2017-06-09 01:04
ERBIL — At least 17 civilians were killed in an airstrike carried out by coalition warplanes overnight Thursday in Syria, said the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR). "At least 17 civilians were killed during the night in US-led coalition strikes ...

SDF Close in on Central Raqqa: Monitor

BAS News - 2017-05-25 00:14
ERBIL — The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), backed by the coalition forces, have taken full control of “the last” Islamic State (IS)-held village in eastern Raqqa, Syria. According to the information obtained buy the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights ( ...

Bomb attack on powerful Syrian Islamist rebel group kills 14: Syrian Observatory

Reuters - 2017-05-21 15:41
BEIRUT (Reuters) - A bomb attack killed at least 14 Syrian insurgents at a headquarters for the powerful Islamist Ahrar al-Sham group on Sunday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group said. ...

Islamic State kills villagers, captures fighters in Deir al-Zor: Syrian Observatory

Reuters - 2017-05-20 16:50
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Islamic State militants killed nearly 20 people including two children in a village in Syria's eastern Deir al-Zor province, and captured fighters participating in a U.S.-backed operation against the jihadists, a monitoring group said o ...

Car bomb hits camp for displaced Syrians near Jordan border: monitor

Reuters - 2017-05-17 12:48
Amman/BEIRUT (Reuters) - A car bomb exploded in Syria's sprawling Rukban refugee camp near the border with Jordan on Wednesday, two rebel sources and the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. ...

IS on Alert in Raqqa as Abubakir al-Baghdadi Calls for Resistance: Monitor

BAS News - 2017-05-08 20:33
ERBIL — The Islamic State (IS) militants have intensified the security measures in their de facto capital of Raqqa as the Kurdish-led forces continue advancing towards the city, said the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR). Fearing an imminent los ...

Government forces, rebels clash in northwest Syria after de-escalation takes effect: Observatory

Reuters - 2017-05-06 00:31
BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said government forces clashed with rebels in the northwestern Syrian province of Hama, shortly after a Russian-led deal to create de-escalation zones took effect on Friday. ...

Bomb blast kills four in rebel-held northern Syria town: Syrian Observatory

Reuters - 2017-05-03 09:53
BEIRUT (Reuters) - A bomb blast killed at least four people and wounded many more in a rebel-held town in northern Syria near the Turkish border on Wednesday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group said. ...

Nearly 2,800 People Killed in Syria in April Only: Monitor

BAS News - 2017-05-02 23:37
ERBIL — The ongoing military confrontations and acts of violence in Syria has resulted in the death of 2,786 people in April only, including 938 civilian casualties, said the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR). According to the report, the majori ...

IS Executed over 2,500 Civilians in Syrian in 34 Months

BAS News - 2017-05-02 23:37
ERBIL — The Islamic State (IS) has executed a total number of 2,577 civilians in Syria since its establishment on 29th June 2014, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) reported. At least 87 children and 134 women were among the victims. “They we ...

Deadly Islamic State attack near refugee camp in north Syria: monitor

Reuters - 2017-05-02 13:22
BEIRUT (Reuters) - An Islamic State attack on Tuesday against a position held by the U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in northeast Syria killed at least 24 people, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a Britain-based war monitor, said. ...

SDF Makes Significant Gain in Syria’s Tabqa

BAS News - 2017-04-30 22:11
ERBIL — The US-back Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) on Sunday made further military gains against Islamic State (IS) in the strategic town of Tabqa, near the extremist groups de facto capital of Raqqa, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. “They [ ...
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