rebel factions in syria

Will Iran continue to threaten southern Syria after Deraa deal?

For years Israel has been concerned over the possibility of a multi-front war, including a conflict in the north along the Lebanese and Golan border with Syria. Iran will have to tread carefully. 

Russian-backed Syrian forces close in on major city in rebel-held Idlib

Insurgents controlling the Idlib region, which borders Turkey, include the powerful Islamist militant group Tahrir al-Sham as well as Turkish-backed rebel factions.

Syrian rebels

As Putin, Erdogan Meet, Syrian rebels launch Idlib counter-attack

Fighting intensifies as Turkey, US set up joint operations center

Fighters from the Democratic Forces of Syria carry their weapons as they cheer near the Syrian town

Syrian MP: Israel, Jordan behind rebel attacks on Syrian army

The MP specifically referenced a recent increase in attacks on the Syrian army in the Dara'a area in southwestern Syria.

The aftermath of a Russian warplane shot down by Syrian rebels in Idlib, Syria

One of the last rebel strongholds in Syria is pushed to accept state rule

Syrians have fled to Idlib from other parts of the country as the government has advanced. The United Nations has warned that an offensive could force 2.5 million people towards the Turkish border.

Smoke rises from al-Harak town, as seen from Deraa countryside, Syria June 25, 2018.

A fight until the end: Syrian strife likely to continue

The Deraa offensive marks endgame for the Syrian rebellion – but strife in Syria is set to persist.

TURKISH-BACKED Free Syrian Army fighters are seen carrying a wounded colleague in Afrin, Syria.

Syrian quagmire: World turns a blind eye to the Afrin crisis

Years after a no-fly zone for Aleppo failed to gain Western sympathy, the Afrin pleas will likely fall on deaf ears.


Syrian rebels say discussing evacuation from territory near Israel

Syria's army and its allies have increasingly pushed for such evacuation deals for rebel enclaves near big cities or in other strategic locations after long periods of siege and bombardment.


Syria, Iranian proxies threaten military action against rebels on Israeli border

The Syrian army, backed by local militias a financed and equipped by Iran, have been escalating a fierce assault against Sunni rebels in an enclave in the foothills of Mount Hermon.

SYRIAN DEMOCRATIC Forces fighters hold up their weapons north of Raqqa city.

Eighty-five percent of Raqqa liberated from ISIS

US-led coalition forces, Syrian rebels, and the Syrian military have slowly re-taken many of ISIS's strongholds over the last several months.

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