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Islamists clash with FSA fighters in northern city of Raqqa

Syria clashed with members of the Free Syrian Army, driving them from the city of Raqqa Wednesday ... them from the city of Raqqa Wednesday in a sign of a worsening feud among rebels. Fighting between ISIS and the Ahfad al-Rasoul brigade for control of Raqqa – which fell out of the control of president  ...

15/08/2013 - 08:17 - comment 0

Syrian warplanes bombard rebel-seized Raqqa

Syrian warplanes bombarded the city of Raqqa ... Syrian warplanes bombarded the city of Raqqa on Tuesday, a day after it was captured by rebel fighters, opposition campaigners and a resident said.“The center of the city is being bombarded by warplanes. I counted ...

06/03/2013 - 06:04 - comment 0

Near Raqqa, local tribesman rise up against ISIS control

tribe members and at least nine ISIS members. Anti-regime media activists posted video footage ... reports of the fighting, and their rage against their enemies, via social media forums. ISIS ...

04/08/2014 - 19:22 - comment 0

Social media: ISIL executes soldiers, takes hostages at Syria base

New pictures posted on social media show the ISIL ... northeast. New pictures posted on social media show the ISIL Takfiri terrorists ... as the ISIL terrorist group stormed the Tabqa military airport in the Raqqa Province on Sunday, after days ...

27/08/2014 - 18:21 - comment 1

ISIL prepares to attack Syria's Kurdish region

of Raqqa. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Sunday that ISIS carried out the severing of a man’s hand in the city of Raqqa, on the grounds that he was guilty of theft. It followed the news that ISIS militants executed a young man accused of premeditated murder, also in Raqqa over ...

24/03/2014 - 08:00 - comment 0

Jihadists losing Syrian support amid mounting abuses

a number of urban centers. However their extreme interpretation of Islam has alienated the populations in some  towns. In Raqqa, the Al-Nusra Front stands accused of imprisoning dozens of men. “My ... to be free,” cries a little girl in a Raqqa protest, footage of which was posted online. “We reject ...

11/07/2013 - 10:36 - comment 0

Syrian air force raids ISIS positions, 39 killed

of strikes against ISIS militants in Raqqa Sunday, killing 31 extremists and eight civilians. Syria’s air force launched more than two dozen strikes against the ISIS stronghold of Raqqa Sunday, ... of Raqqa, such as the former Military Justice and Political Security headquarters, along with two hospitals ...

18/08/2014 - 06:55 - comment 0

Team Islamic State! British female jihadis are apparently running a religious police force that punishes women

is a female-only militia set up by the Islamic State in Raqqa , Syria, with a key figure believed to be Aqsa ... culture in Raqqa. It is believed that U.S. hostages James Foley and Steven Sotloff were both beheaded in the desert near Raqqa - and therefore the British women in al-Khanssaa could know who killed them. ...

Editor's Choice - 08/09/2014 - 07:42 - comment 0

Georgetown media expert delivers keynote address at the launch of new Al Jazeera Media Studies Unit

Dr. Mohamed Zayani, a media professor at Georgetown University in Qatar delivered the keynote address at the official launch of the new Media Studies Unit, a research-oriented initiative by Al Jazeera Centre for Studies. Dr. Mohamed Zayani, a media ...

Press Release - 23/06/2014 - 05:30 - comment 0

ISIS sets up operations around Taqba airport

seizing the facility from government forces and cementing the group’s control over Raqqa province. ... on social media. Anti-regime activists also posted video footage on YouTube, purporting to show ... on an iron fence in Naim Square in the city of Raqqa, the de facto capital of ISIS operations in Syria, ...

26/08/2014 - 07:17 - comment 0