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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 ... of the group’s leaders. Ahrar al-Sham, which is part of the so-called Islamic Front alliance, is believed ... members of Ahrar al-Sham in the town of Ram Hamdan, where the group’s leader, Hassan Aboud, was also ...

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

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

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

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

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

ISIS condemned for brutal murder of jihadist

-Suleiman, a physician who was also a commander in the Ahrar al-Sham militia. Ahrar al-Sham is one ... in the Islamic Front, Hassan al-Abboud of Ahrar al-Sham, tweeted about the recent infighting between ... that the Ahrar al-Sham movement, one of the most powerful in the country, is for now seeking to avoid an all-out ...

03/01/2014 - 06:01 - 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 ... A bomb attack blamed on pro-al-Qaeda group, Islamic ...

12/01/2014 - 13:54 - 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 , ... Al-Qaeda-linked rebels have allegedly pulled out ... Al-Qaeda-linked rebels have allegedly pulled out of strategic areas in northern Syria after clashes with another ...

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

Syrian rebel groups reject Geneva peace talks

to Saturday's statement include powerful Islamist groups Liwa al-Tawhid, Ahrar al-Sham, Suqur al-Sham and Ahfad al-Rasul. The Syrian opposition National Coalition (SNC) and the remaining opposition groups ... Eissa al-Sheikh, chief of the Suqur al-Sham , said "We announce that the Geneva II conference ...

27/10/2013 - 09:46 - comment 0

Head al-Qaeda representative killed in Syria

of the al-Qaeda affiliated group of Ahrar al-Sham. The al-Qaeda-linked Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant ... Two extremist militants have killed a senior al ... in the Arab country. Two extremist militants have killed a senior al-Qaeda operative ...

23/02/2014 - 20:12 - comment 0

Six major Takfiri militant groups unite in largest Syria rebel merger

the groups merging their troops were Liwa al-Tawhid, Ahrar al-Sham, the Army of Islam, Suqour al-Sham, Liwa al-Haq and the Ansar al-Sham battalions. The merger comes amid reports of deepening divisions among ... Bashar al-Assad's government have joined forces following major advances of the Syrian army. ...

22/11/2013 - 16:17 - comment 0

Deadly firefight frees kidnapped correspondent in Syria

out between their captors and members of the Ahrar al-Sham brigade , a prominent Syrian rebel group ... that Ahrar al-Sham is one of the most extreme salafi groups fighting in Syria's civil war and includes ... © 2012 Al Bawaba (Albawaba.com) (NEWS, Lebanon & Syria, Main ...

07/01/2013 - 23:26 - comment 0