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Syria rebels free hundreds from Aleppo jail

of prisoners, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. “Ahrar al-Sham and Al-Nusra Front (brigades) ... hundreds of prisoners, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.“Ahrar al-Sham and Al-Nusra Front ... grouping tens of thousands of rebels -- and the jihadist al-Nusra Front announced an operation dubbed ...

06/02/2014 - 17:55 - comment 0

Nusra leader killed in Syria

a Nusra Front leader and his wife. Ali al Nuaimi and his wife were killed overnight near the town of Busra al Sham in Daraa province, AP reports. The killing is being called an “assassination,” ... leader and his wife.Ali al Nuaimi and his wife were killed overnight near the town of Busra al Sham ...

06/05/2014 - 13:20 - comment 0

Syria rebel leader killed in bomb attack

in the northwestern Syrian province of Idlib. Tuesday’s attack targeted a meeting of 50 members of Ahrar al-Sham ... members of Ahrar al-Sham in the town of Ram Hamdan, where the group’s leader, Hassan Aboud, was also ... of the group’s leaders. Ahrar al-Sham, which is part of the so-called Islamic Front alliance, is believed ...

10/09/2014 - 04:00 - comment 0

NGO: Syria jihadists kill five rebels in bombing

was planted under a vehicle used by militants from Ahrar al-Sham brigade that has led the battle against ISIL militants in the area. The attack came as the Ahrar al-Sham militants were preparing for an assault ... from another al-Qaeda-linked group, the al-Nusra Front. The ISIL had earlier engaged in clashes ...

12/01/2014 - 13:54 - comment 0

ISIS condemned for brutal murder of jihadist

a physician who was also a commander in the Ahrar al-Sham militia. Ahrar al-Sham is one ... that the Ahrar al-Sham movement, one of the most powerful in the country, is for now seeking to avoid an all-out ... commander from Ahrar al-Sham was murdered by ISIS militants, who reportedly heard him muttering prayers ...

03/01/2014 - 06:01 - comment 0

Militant infighting erupts in Syria

known as the al-Nusra Front and Ahrar al-Sham in the suburbs of Syria’s eastern city of Deir Ezzor. ...

17/06/2014 - 11:37 - comment 0

Fight against IS: death of Syrian leader could shift dynamics within the Syrian insurgency

in the capital. Ahrar al-Sham has been the largest and strongest Islamist group fighting Isis – despite ... a meeting of Ahrar al-Sham’s senior staff on Wednesday, killing at least 50 people , including ... Observatory for Human Rights said the blast killed 28 of Ahrar al-Sham’s commanders . Witnesses report ...

11/09/2014 - 08:36 - comment 0

ISIL signs truce with Syrian rebel brigade

from the Islamic Front -- including Suqour al-Sham -- have been involved in fierce clashes with ISIL. ... with the Islamist rebel brigade Suqour Al Sham, signalling an end to violent clashes between the two groups. ... and Suqour Al Sham was posted online on Wednesday, and also reported by the Syrian Observatory for Human ...

05/02/2014 - 11:19 - comment 0

Al-Qaeda linked rebel group pulls out of northern Syria strongholds

of Aleppo," an activist told Reuters. Nusra fighters, along with militants from Ahrar Al Sham , ... including the Al Nusra Front as well as secular rebel groups such as the Western-backed Free Syrian Army. ...

05/01/2014 - 14:51 - comment 0

Syrian rebels in Homs seek help from Nusra

including Nusra, Bilad al-Sham, Ahrar al-Sham and the Al-Qaeda linked Islamic State of Iraq and Greater ... have been looking to the Al Qaeda affiliated Nusra front for backup as troops loyal to Bashar Assad ... the jihadist Nusra Front , senior opposition military sources have told The Daily Star. Homs, dubbed ...

06/08/2013 - 08:31 - comment 0