Syrian government counterattacks after ceding Hama areas to rebels

Syrian government forces launched an offensive Tuesday to retake areas in the central Hama province lost in recent days to a sustained attack by rebel forces, including hardline Islamic factions...

Syrian regime takes control of Damascus suburb amid full evacuation

The Syrian army took control of Daraya near the capital Damascus on Saturday after completing the evacuation of civilians and rebel fighters from the town, monitors and state media reported.

Syrian regime reinforces Aleppo as rebels vow "new stage" in assault

The Syrian government sent thousands of reinforcements to mount a counterattack Monday in Aleppo after rebels broke through government lines two days earlier, a monitoring group said.

Heavy fighting near South Sudan rebel leader's residence

Heavy fighting was raging Sunday in the South Sudanese capital Juba, with witnesses reporting gunfire, artillery and tanks on the streets following several days of clashes between government and...

Syrian rebels shell regime areas in retaliation for Aleppo offensive

Syrian opposition rebels heavily shelled regime areas in the northern city of Aleppo late Friday, killing at least 25 civilians, including four children, after Syrian forces intensified shelling...

Five Islamist rebels killed shootout in Indian Kashmir

At least five Islamist militants were killed in a gunbattle with security forces in India-administered Kashmir on Saturday, officials said.

500 killed as infighting engulfs Damascus rebel stronghold

Three weeks of fighting between rival Syrian rebel groups has left 500 people dead in the biggest remaining opposition stronghold in the Damascus region, a monitoring group said on Tuesday.

Syrian rebels shell western Aleppo despite ceasefire

Syrian rebels on Saturday shelled government-held districts in the northern city of Aleppo, casting doubts on the future of a temporary local ceasefire announced by the government's Russian ally...

Tit-for-tat attacks persist in Aleppo amid efforts for truce

Syrian regime and rebels continued to clash in the northern city of Aleppo Wednesday, a monitoring group said, as international efforts intensified to revive a major truce in the war-ravaged...

Syrian rebels shell Aleppo; Russia raises possibility of truce

Syrian rebels Tuesday shelled government-held areas of Aleppo killing 14 people, according to state media, while Syria's ally Russia suggested a ceasefire in the northern city could be reached...

State media: Syrian rebels hit hospital in regime-held Aleppo city

Syrian rebels hit a hospital in Aleppo's regime-held Muhafaza district, killing at least three people and wounding 17, the Syrian state news agency SANA reports.

4 killed, 50 wounded as Syrian rebels shell Aleppo, monitor says

Syrian opposition rebels shelled government-controlled areas in the northern city of Aleppo on Tuesday killing at least four people and wounding 50, a group that monitors the conflict said.

Fight rages in Aleppo as Syria's civilians bear the brunt

The Syrian regime and rebels were Friday engaged in tit-for-tat attacks in Aleppo, ending a brief lull in violence in the embattled northern Syrian city and sparking fears of more intense conflict...

South Sudanese rebel leader arrives in capital as part of peace deal

South Sudanese rebel leader Riek Machar arrived in the capital Juba on Tuesday after repeated delays to implement a peace agreement due to end his 28-month military conflict with President Salva...

Syrian opposition suspends peace talks to protest truce violations

Syrian opposition negotiators and rebels temporarily withdrew Monday from UN-brokered peace talks and vowed to strike back in reaction to the government's alleged ceasefire violations.