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Syrian regime army units and militias are carving up the last IS territories in the Yarmouk Valley after a lightening campaign in southern Syria.

Clashes rocked Saham al-Golan on Wednesday, a small rural area located in Daraa's western countryside.

Suicide bomber targets Syrian rebel and regime fighters

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Suicide bomber targets Syrian rebel and regime fighters

A car bomb attack in southern Syria targeting rebel and regime fighters has killed at least eight.

Leadership of IS-linked Syrian militia 'wiped out' in strike

Paul McLoughlin

Leadership of IS-linked Syrian militia 'wiped out' in strike

A suspected US air strike has killed at least ten senior figures in the IS-affiliated Syrian militia Jaish Khaled ibn al-Walid, including its ...

Israeli strikes IS-linked Syrian group for second time

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Israeli strikes IS-linked Syrian group for second time

The Israeli military has targeted Syrian militants in the occupied Golan Heights for the second time in 24 hours, warning of a 'new threat' by ...

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Israel kills four 'IS-linked gunmen' in occupied Golan Heights

Israel has claimed to have killed a number of gunmen belonging to the Yarmouk Martyrs Brigade in the Golan Heights.

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FSA factions battle IS near Jordan

Free Syrian Army factions in the Southern Front are battling the IS affiliate in towns near Jordan.

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Israel and Russia buddy up over Syria

Although Moscow is backing the Syrian regime in the country's war, Israel and Russia have similar ideas on security in the Middle East and ...

Paul McLoughlin

Does IS territory now stretch to Israeli-occupied Golan Heights?

In-depth: A Saudi commander has taken over the reins of a small armed group in southern Syria, heightening concerns that IS may have secretly ...

Was Jordan involved in recent Syrian rebel-IS border battle?

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Was Jordan involved in recent Syrian rebel-IS border battle?

A group of Syrian rebels crossed over from Jordan and stormed an Islamic State group town on Saturday. It took place just days after Jordanian ...

Paul McLoughlin

A reluctant friendship: Syria's rebels and al-Qaeda's local franchise

In-depth: All-out war between moderate Syrian rebel groups and the Nusra Front looks as likely as ever, as the opposition faces renewed ...

Syrian rebels declare war on shadowy IS militia

Paul McLoughlin

Syrian rebels declare war on shadowy IS militia

Rival Syrian militias have demanded that IS-linked Yarmouk Martyrs Brigade surrender as the its rival's headquarters ...

Fighting and infighting in Syria

Adnan Ali

Fighting and infighting in Syria

Analysis: After a successful opposition offensive in Idlib province, the advance appears to have decelerated after infighting between rebels and ...

Nusra Front and its alliances of convenience

Alexander Ayoub

Nusra Front and its alliances of convenience

Analysis: When the Islamic State group stormed into Yarmouk, other rebel groups accused al-Nusra Front of forming an alliance with IS ...

Nusra Front's quest for heaven makes hell on earth

Salama Kila

Nusra Front's quest for heaven makes hell on earth

The Syrian opposition must not mistake the Nusra Front for an ally. Nusra, like all those who fight to impose shariah law and establish a ...

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