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A Syrian rebel offensive has led to fighters seizing key parts of the Aleppo, but they are still far from their goal of liberating the east of the city.

Syria was hit by an Islamic State group bombing again on Saturday, as regime-held Homs city became the latest target of the extremist group.

Russia pounds Syria rebels near site of downed jet

Al-Araby al-Jadeed & agencies

Russia pounds Syria rebels near site of downed jet

Russia resumed aerial bombardment of Syrian rebels and IS militants across Syria, including near where Turkey brought down one of its fighter jets, amid reports of rebel pushback in Aleppo.

Syria's war is still up in the air

Paul McLoughlin

Syria's war is still up in the air

Analysis: Damascus had a rare chance to celebrate after troops rescued soldiers trapped at Kweres airbase - but overall victory looks ...

Syrian regime breaks IS siege on key Aleppo airbase

Al-Araby al-Jadeed & agencies

Syrian regime breaks IS siege on key Aleppo airbase

Syrian troops have reportedly broken the Islamic State group siege on Kweres airbase on Tuesday, which has been in force for two years.

Paul McLoughlin

A call to arms from Syria's rebels

Analysis: Despite mounting civilian losses, as Russian war planes join the violent melee with raids on rebel and Islamic State group targets, the opposition's resolve appears only to be solidifying.

Al-Araby al-Jadeed staff

Syrian rebels and Kurds battle for control of Aleppo

In Aleppo, a perplexing struggle is being played out between the four main actors in Syria's war. On Sunday, Kurdish militants captured an ...

AAAJ and agencies

Besieged Syrian towns shelled by rival forces

Three Syrian towns - al-Fuah, Kafraya and Zabadani - enjoyed a brief ceasefire on Friday, but have once again become the target of bombs as ...

Paul McLoughlin

Local Syrian ceasefires break down as shelling resumes

A ceasefire in a Syrian town near the Lebanese border and in two villages to the north has broken down after renewed heavy shelling, a ...

Syria's Suleiman al-Assad reportedly kills two critics

Paul McLoughlin

Syria's Suleiman al-Assad reportedly kills two critics

Analysis: The president's cousin was arrested on 10 August for the murder of a Syrian colonel. Now reportedly a free man, Latakians say that he ...

Paul McLoughlin

Death from above, as Syria goes to hell

Analysis: Regime airbases sustained further attacks on Monday, with soldiers fighting for their lives. In rebel-held areas of Damascus, the ...

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