Syrian rebels set to evacuate Golan frontier

Fri, 20 Jul 2018 - 11:13 GMT

Syrian rebels are due to start evacuating the border area with the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights on Friday, leaving for rebel-held areas of the north under a surrender deal.

Hostages and rebels leave Douma under evacuation deal

Sun, 08 Apr 2018 - 10:50 GMT

The first batch of freed hostages from rebel-held Syrian city of Douma arrived on Sunday at an army-controlled crossing in the first phase of a far-reaching deal.

Operation in Syria's Ghouta "nearly over", Russia says

Thu, 29 Mar 2018 - 06:35 GMT

The massive Russian-backed Syrian military offensive in suburbs east of Damascus is almost over

As Syrian rebels quit Ghouta, Douma stands alone

Sat, 24 Mar 2018 - 01:02 GMT

The Syrian army paused its bombardment of Douma, the last rebel bastion near Damascus, after midnight

How influential is Al-Nusra Front in Syria?

Wed, 14 Mar 2018 - 10:41 GMT

Al-Nusra Front is a Salafist jihadist organization fighting against Syrian government forces in the Syrian Civil War.

Turkey presses Syria offensive as rockets hit town

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 - 09:45 GMT

Turkish forces and their Syrian allies on Sunday pressed a cross border offensive against a Kurdish militia for a second day.

Congo launches offensive against Ugandan rebels in its east

Sat, 13 Jan 2018 - 11:48 GMT

Congolese troops began a military offensive in the eastern city of Beni on Saturday against the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF).

Iranian officer joins rebels after resigning

Tue, 02 Jan 2018 - 01:08 GMT

A former Iranian army officer wrote his resignation on Sunday on the Twitter account “IranianAmericanYouth” and announced that he joined the rebels.

Ukraine, pro-Russia rebels in biggest prisoner swap since 2014

Wed, 27 Dec 2017 - 07:19 GMT

Ukraine and Russian-backed rebels Wednesday began to exchange more than 300 prisoners in the war-torn east of the country.

Syrian rebels say discussing evacuation from territory near Israel

Wed, 27 Dec 2017 - 06:50 GMT

yrian rebels in a pocket of land near where the Syrian, Lebanese and Israeli borders meet are negotiating a deal with the government to leave for other insurgent-held areas

Syrian factions reject Russian proposal for peace talks in Sotchi

Tue, 26 Dec 2017 - 06:18 GMT

Syrian rebels and opposition groups on Tuesday rejected Russia's proposed peace talks in Sotchi.

South Sudan army, rebels clash hours after ceasefire

Sun, 24 Dec 2017 - 07:18 GMT

South Sudan's army clashed with rebels in an oil-producing region early on Sunday, both sides said, shattering a ceasefire hours after it came into effect.

Cameroonian troops entered Nigeria without seeking authorisation

Wed, 20 Dec 2017 - 07:31 GMT

Cameroonian troops this month crossed into Nigeria in pursuit of rebels without seeking authorisation from Nigeria.

Kidnapped aid workers in South Sudan released: UN, rebels

Wed, 20 Dec 2017 - 03:54 GMT

Six aid workers kidnapped by rebels in South Sudan earlier this week have been released, according to the United Nations and a spokesman for the rebels.

Rebel leader recovering well from stroke: doctors in Colombia

Tue, 04 Jul 2017 - 08:59 GMT

The leader of Colombia's FARC rebel group, Rodrigo Londono, is recovering well from a slight stroke and the speech difficulty he initially suffered is gone

Sisi slams al-Bashir’s allegations of backing Darfur rebels

Wed, 24 May 2017 - 02:04 GMT

President Sisi denies Omar al-Bashir’s allegations of an Egyptian conspiracy against Sudan, saying Egypt “never conspires, especially not against Sudan.”