Most Popular





Back to homepage

Tag "Rebels"

USA POLITICS: US Expands Presence in Syrian Desert: Rebels Say

USA POLITICS: US Expands Presence in Syrian Desert: Rebels Say

U.S.-backed Syrian rebels in the area are in competition with pro-government forces who are also trying to recapture territory from Islamic State.

Read Full Article
SYRIA POLITICS: US, Allies Sending Them More Arms to Fend Off Iran Threat: Syrian Rebels Say

SYRIA POLITICS: US, Allies Sending Them More Arms to Fend Off Iran Threat: Syrian Rebels Say

The stakes are high as Iran seeks to secure its influence from Tehran to Beirut in a “Shi’ite crescent” of Iranian influence through Iraq, Syria and Lebanon, where Sunni Arab states have lost out in power struggles with Iran.

Read Full Article
SYRIA POLITICS: Rebels Resume Withdrawal From Last Homs Bastion

SYRIA POLITICS: Rebels Resume Withdrawal From Last Homs Bastion

Syria Rebels News: Between 10,000-15,000 rebels and civilians were expected to leave in weekly batches, the Observatory and opposition activists have said.

Read Full Article
PHILIPPINE POLITICS: Communist Rebels Vow to Revive Ceasefire No Later Than March 31

PHILIPPINE POLITICS: Communist Rebels Vow to Revive Ceasefire No Later Than March 31

Duterte said he would consult with the country’s political and security leaders “whether or not it would be good at this time” to resume the government’s unilateral ceasefire.

Read Full Article
SYRIA POLITICS: Syrian Army, Rebels Fight Fiercely in Northeast Damascus

SYRIA POLITICS: Syrian Army, Rebels Fight Fiercely in Northeast Damascus

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and his army, Russian, Iranian and Shi’ite forces, have steady succession of military victories over the past 18 months.

Read Full Article
SYRIA POLITICS: Turkey-Backed Syrian Rebels Clash With Army

SYRIA POLITICS: Turkey-Backed Syrian Rebels Clash With Army

Turkey, a major backer of Syrian opposition to President Bashar al-Assad, last year began cooperating with Russia in Syria.

Read Full Article
CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC POLITICS: 32 People Killed By Rebels

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC POLITICS: 32 People Killed By Rebels

Central African Republic government and a 13,000-strong United Nations peacekeeping mission have struggled to contain killing sprees by rebel groups.

Read Full Article
SYRIA POLITICS: Assad Ready for Prisoner Swaps With Rebels

SYRIA POLITICS: Assad Ready for Prisoner Swaps With Rebels

This month, in a rare move, the Syrian government and rebel groups swapped dozens of women prisoners and hostages, some of them with their children, in Hama province in northwestern Syria.

Read Full Article
COLOMBIA POLITICS: 300 Marxist FARC Rebels Have Not Demobilized

COLOMBIA POLITICS: 300 Marxist FARC Rebels Have Not Demobilized

300 fighters from Colombia’s Marxist FARC rebels will not demobilize under a peace deal, a military commander said, giving official figure of guerrillas who may join with crime gangs seeking control of lucrative rebel drug territory.

Read Full Article
SYRIA POLITICS: Jabhat Fateh al-Sham Launch Assault On Rebels Attending Peace Talks

SYRIA POLITICS: Jabhat Fateh al-Sham Launch Assault On Rebels Attending Peace Talks

Jabhat Fateh al-Sham targeted FSA groups in northwestern Syria in an area representing the rebellion’s main territorial foothold after the opposition’s defeat in Aleppo last month.

Read Full Article
SYRIA POLITICS: Rebels to Russia: Defend Ceasefire

SYRIA POLITICS: Rebels to Russia: Defend Ceasefire

“It’s a real test of the power of Russia and its influence over the regime and Iran as a guarantor of the deal, so if it fails in this role there will follow bigger failures,” Mohammad Alloush said.

Read Full Article
SYRIA POLITICS: Rebels to Attend Peace Talks in Kazakhstan

SYRIA POLITICS: Rebels to Attend Peace Talks in Kazakhstan

Russia, Assad set the new diplomatic effort in motion after Syrian rebels suffered major defeat last month by losing control of districts of eastern Aleppo.

Read Full Article
SYRIA POLITICS: Air Strikes Resume On Rebel-Held Damascus Water

SYRIA POLITICS: Air Strikes Resume On Rebel-Held Damascus Water

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said air strikes began on Sunday morning, after a lull since Saturday morning during which a new round of negotiations over repairs took place.

Read Full Article
SYRIA POLITICS: Rebels Freeze Russian-Backed Peace Conference

SYRIA POLITICS: Rebels Freeze Russian-Backed Peace Conference

Like previous Syria ceasefire deals, it has been shaky from the start, with repeated outbreaks of violence in some areas, but has largely held elsewhere.

Read Full Article
SYRIA POLITICS: 35,000 Rebels Killed By Russian Air Strikes

SYRIA POLITICS: 35,000 Rebels Killed By Russian Air Strikes

“We are now stronger than any potential aggressor,” President Vladimir Putin said at the same event at the Defence Ministry in Moscow.

Read Full Article
SYRIA POLITICS: Assad’s Troops Ready To Take Aleppo’s Old City

SYRIA POLITICS: Assad’s Troops Ready To Take Aleppo’s Old City

Rebel-held districts of Aleppo, reduced to a few kilometers across, where tens of thousands of civilians are trapped, looks set to fall.

Read Full Article
SYRIA POLITICS: No 7-Day Truce, No Halting In Offensive Against Rebels, Russia Vetoes UN Security Council Resolution

SYRIA POLITICS: No 7-Day Truce, No Halting In Offensive Against Rebels, Russia Vetoes UN Security Council Resolution

Syrian government and its allies are now about 800 metres from the citadel. They’re in control of 60 percent of what used to be the rebel-controlled east.

Read Full Article
SYRIA POLITICS: Do Or Die, Rebels Tell US They Won’t Leave Aleppo

SYRIA POLITICS: Do Or Die, Rebels Tell US They Won’t Leave Aleppo

Restoring full control over Aleppo would mark the biggest triumph yet for Assad in a war that spiraled from protests against his rule in 2011.

Read Full Article
COLOMBIA POLITICS: ELN Says Peace Talks Will Begin Once Rebels Freed

COLOMBIA POLITICS: ELN Says Peace Talks Will Begin Once Rebels Freed

“We agreed that all the liberations which have yet to take place will be done simultaneously and ahead of the start (of talks),” Ramirez head of ELN’s team.

Read Full Article
SYRIA POLITICS: Syrian Army Seizes Key Aleppo Area From Rebels

SYRIA POLITICS: Syrian Army Seizes Key Aleppo Area From Rebels

Syrian army and its allies drove rebels from strategically important area of eastern Aleppo, the army and the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

Read Full Article