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Syrian rebels demand help against ISIS as fighting rages in Ghouta

Al-Qaedasplinter group ISIS, as an offensive by a leading Islamist faction targets the militants in the Ghouta ... to lay down their arms if they don’t receive help to fight Al-Qaeda splinter group ISIS, as an offensive by a leading Islamist faction targets the militants in the Ghouta suburbs of Damascus. ...

03/07/2014 - 08:32 - comment 1

640 dead in alleged Syrian chemical weapons attack

Ghouta region, activists at the Syrian Revolution General Commission told Al Arabiya on Wednesday ... on Syria's Ghouta region activists say, accusing the forces loyal to President Bashar Assad of using chemical ... of eastern Damascus. "Regime forces ... stepped up military operations in the Eastern Ghouta ...

21/08/2013 - 09:58 - comment 0

Syrian army, Nusra front clash in Damascus suburbs

to the Nusra Front that was trying to cross into Eastern Ghouta on the Al-Dumay Adra Mayda’a road ... to cross into Eastern Ghouta on the Al-Dumay Adra ... clashed in Eastern Ghouta, the site of an alleged chemical weapons attack, in the outskirts of Damascus ...

02/09/2013 - 09:33 - comment 0

Syrian actress Raghda supports Bashar Al Assad, calls opposers "traitors"

that he's used chemical warfare against Syrians in the town of Al Ghouta near Damascus this month.  ... on the account that he's used chemical warfare against Syrians in the town of Al Ghouta near Damascus ... the US military strike on Syria, and describes Al Jazeera as "pigs." ...

03/09/2013 - 10:34 - comment 0

Fifteen Hezbollah fighters killed in clashes in Damascus

Hezbollah fighters in the capital's Ghouta district were killed Saturday, according to an Al ... in the capital's Ghouta district were killed Saturday, according to an Al-Arabiya report. Six of the fighters have ... fifteen Hezbollah fighters in the capital's Ghouta district were killed Saturday in clashes ...

27/10/2013 - 07:11 - comment 0

Iran to recapture rebel-held areas in Syria

opposition Defense Minister Asaad Mustafa told Al Arabiya News Channel on Saturday. Mustafa said the suburb of Ghouta - where a chemical weapons attack took place in August - had been the subject ... added. The opposition minister said that foreign groups loyal to Syrian President Bashar al ...

17/11/2013 - 07:01 - comment 0

IS takes control of five Kurdish villages in Syria

and ground attacks in various parts of eastern al-Ghouta, mainly in Jobar. Eastern al-Ghouta ... the new areas in a major advance towards the city of Ayn al-Arab bordering Turkey on Thursday.  ... Kurdish sources say IS militants captured the new areas in a major advance towards the city of Ayn al ...

18/09/2014 - 15:49 - comment 0

Syrian regime kills 26 men bringing aid in Damascus

The Syrian regime backed by the Lebanese Shiite group, Hezbollah, has killed 26 people in the area of Ghouta in eastern Damascus, the Syrian Military Council told Al Arabiya Tuesday. Masaab Abu Qatada, head ... of Hezbollah killed 26 young men who tried to bring flour and other food aid. Ghouta has been under siege ...

12/06/2013 - 08:23 - comment 0

Syrian opposition: New chemical weapons attack in Damascus

on the suburb of Jobar. The alleged attack resulted in casualties, activists told al Arabiya on Thursday. The claim comes after a purported chemical weapons attack in the Damascus suburb of Ghouta on Aug. 21 . ... of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad carried out the attack, while Damascus and its ally Russia have said ...

12/09/2013 - 13:56 - comment 1

Assad wages war of hunger in Damascus suburbs: Desperate Syrians eat zoo animals

Julia Macfarlane has posted a picture on her Facebook page showing the slaughtering of a lion at Al Qarya Al Shama Zoo. Residents of Ghouta, the Damascus suburb widely known for the chemical attacks ... Residents of besieged Ghouta, the notorious Damascus ...

Editor's Choice - 28/11/2013 - 15:04 - comment 1