Syrian regime faces tough resistance from rebels in Aleppo’s outskirts

Tuesday, Apr. 25, 2017 | Khaled al-Khateb, Contributor

The Syrian regime forces are attempting to gain ground in Aleppo’s outskirts to fend off any threat the opposition could pose on Aleppo city.

Syrian rebel group just trying to get home

Friday, Apr. 21, 2017 | Shelly Kittleson, Contributor

Jaish Usud al-Sharqiya, an internationally backed armed opposition group active in southern Syria, has made significant gains recently against the Islamic State in the south, but they eventually want to return to Deir ez-Zor.

Under Turkey's watch, al-Bab tries to rebuild

Wednesday, Apr. 19, 2017 | Mohammed al-Khatieb, Contributor

The Turkish government is working on rehabilitating the Syrian city of al-Bab after the Islamic State’s withdrawal, considering it an arrangement that benefits both sides.

FSA sees 'golden opportunity' with end of Turkey's operations in Syria

Tuesday, Apr. 18, 2017 | Khaled al-Khateb, Contributor

The Free Syrian Army is conducting intense training in Aleppo’s countryside in preparation for future battles now that Turkey has announced the end of its operation in Syria.

Syrian regime evacuates civilians from Homs' last rebel-held area

Monday, Apr. 17, 2017 | Asaad Hanna, Contributor

After a deal was struck between the Syrian regime and opposition forces in the al-Waer neighborhood of Homs, waves of newly displaced are headed for Jarablus, al-Bab and Idlib.

Who is behind new round of violence in Lebanon refugee camp?

Thursday, Apr. 13, 2017 | Mona Alami, Contributor

The Palestinian refugee camp of Ain al-Hilweh in southern Lebanon has witnessed heavy clashes between factions linked to a jihadi cell and the Palestinian Joint Security Force.

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