Monday April 27, 2015
A coalition of Islamist rebels seized an army base in northwestern Syria at dawn after a suicide bomber from al-Qaeda's Nusra Front drove a truck packed with explosives into the compound and blew it up.
Saturday April 04, 2015
The self-styled Islamic State group has taken control of 90% of a Palestinian refugee camp on the Damascus outskirts.
Wednesday April 01, 2015
Militants from the Islamic State group have seized control of most of the Yarmouk Palestinian refugee camp in southern Damascus, a local Palestinian official said.
Sunday March 29, 2015
Syrian government forces apparently executed at least 15 prisoners in the city of Idlib before militants from the self-style Islamist State group overran the provincial capital.
Saturday March 21, 2015
In Syria 45 people, including five children, have been killed by IS as they celebrated their new year.
Tuesday March 17, 2015
A group monitoring the Syrian civil war has said that government forces had carried out a poison gas attack that killed six people in the northwest, and medics posted videos of young children suffering what they said was suffocation.
Sunday March 15, 2015
More than 215,000 people have been killed in Syria in four years of conflict, a monitoring group said as the brutal civil war entered its fifth year.
Friday March 13, 2015
Nearly 13,000 Syrians, including 108 children, have been tortured to death in government prisons since the country's uprising began in March 2011, a monitoring group said this afternoon.
Sunday March 08, 2015
Thirty people are reported to have been killed in a US-led coalition air strike in Syria, which hit an oil refinery run by the Islamic State militant group.
Thursday February 26, 2015
Media reports have identified the militant who appeared in various Islamic State beheading videos as British man Mohammed Emwazi.