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Russian pilot’s dramatic rescue by Syrian forces

Syrian special forces launched an operation “behind enemy lines” to rescue the surviving crew member of a Russian warplane downed by Turkey, Syria’s Al-Watan newspaper reported on Thursday.

26 Nov 2015 11:55 PM

Islamic State makes Telegram messaging app a major marketing tool

Islamic State now has three-or four-dozen channels on Telegram functioning

19 Nov 2015 9:19 AM

Video shows Paris attack mastermind toying with bodies of victims in Syria

He is believed to have links to earlier terror attacks that were thwarted

17 Nov 2015 12:20 PM

France policy to blame: Bashar al-Assad

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said on Saturday that French policy had contributed to the “spread of terrorism” that culminated in atta-cks claimed by the ISIS group which killed 128 people in Paris

15 Nov 2015 2:09 AM

100 fighters dead in Syria in 24 hours

At least 100 soldiers and fighters were killed in northern Syria in just over 24 hours of fierce fighting earlier this week as pro-government forcesreached an airbase that had long been besieged by IS

12 Nov 2015 11:44 PM


Syrian army breaks Islamic State siege of key Aleppo air base

A large number of IS terrorists were killed: television reports

11 Nov 2015 11:28 AM

ISIS rapper ‘killed in US strike in Syria’

A German rapper who joined the ISIS was killed earlier in October in a US airstrike in Syria, according to a defence official cited by American and German media on Friday.

31 Oct 2015 6:14 AM

Militants shell Syria's Aleppo, killing 7 and wounding 52

Insurgents shelled government-held neighbourhoods in the northern city of Aleppo

15 Sep 2015 4:31 PM