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Ansar al-Tawhid jihadists kill 33 regime forces in northwest-Syria: Monitor

04 Mar 2019

Ansar al-Tawhid jihadists kill 33 regime forces in northwest-Syria: Monitor

At least 33 pro-regime fighters were killed yesterday in attacks mounted by jihadist groups near Idlib province, in the deadliest day in six months for loyalist forces, a monitor said.

Report: Al-Qaeda propaganda in Tamil, Hindi, Bengali emerges

17 Nov 2017

Report: Al-Qaeda propaganda in Tamil, Hindi, Bengali emerges

In a first, the Al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) has started distributing its propaganda material online in Tamil, Bengali, and Hindi.

Car bomb kills hundreds of Syrian evacuees

16 Apr 2017

Car bomb kills hundreds of Syrian evacuees

A car bomb detonated in the vicinity of a convoy of buses carrying evacuees from besieged rebel-held towns on the outskirts of Aleppo, killing over 100 civilians.

Syrians take train in Aleppo after 4 years

27 Jan 2017

Syrians take train in Aleppo after 4 years

Syrian citizens took trains across eastern Aleppo for the first time in four years after government forces retook the city from rebels and ISIS militia.

Aid being organized for Aleppo

28 Dec 2016

Aid being organized for Aleppo

Several international donors have begun collecting aid for civilians displaced from Aleppo; Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz ordered a relief campaign to be started and allocated $27 million to the drive.

Rebels begin shelling Aleppo

24 Dec 2016

Rebels begin shelling Aleppo

Syrian rebels began shelling Aleppo, days after the Syrian government recaptured the city from rebel control; human rights organizations said that so far, at least 6 people have been killed.

Army retakes Aleppo as evacuations continue

23 Dec 2016

Army retakes Aleppo as evacuations continue

The Syrian-Army stated that it has retaken full control of Aleppo, in a major victory for President Assad's forces; UN monitors said evacuations were still underway in the city.

Assad congratulates nation on Aleppo's liberation

16 Dec 2016

Assad congratulates nation on Aleppo's liberation

As the last of the rebel groups in Aleppo evacuated the city, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad congratulated citizens and government forces for their efforts.

End of the rebellion era in Syria's Aleppo

15 Dec 2016

End of the rebellion era in Syria's Aleppo

After four-and-a-half years and hundreds of thousands of deaths, Syrian President Bashar Assad's loyalists are ready to seize Aleppo, heralding the end of the rebellion era.