Tag Archives: Rebels

Syria ruling party shakes up leadership

Syria’s ruling Baath party, headed by the country’s embattled President Bashar al-Assad, has announced that its top leadership would be replaced, including Vice President Farouk al-Sharaa. The party’s central committee “held a lengthy

Syria rebels seize key Deraa army post

Syrian rebels have captured a major army post in the southern city of Deraa after nearly two weeks of intense fighting, activists said. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which has

Syria rebels seize key Deraa army post

Syrian rebels have captured a major army post in the southern city of Deraa after nearly two weeks of intense fighting, activists said. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which has

Qusayr rebels face ferocious assault

Government forces together with fighters from the Lebanese Shia group Hezbollah are continuing their assault on Qusayr amid growing concerns for thousands of civilians feared to be trapped inside the strategic Syrian

Communist rebels kill Philippine commandos

Communist fighters have set off a roadside bomb and opened fire on a lorry carrying police in the northern Philippine province of Cagayan, killing seven police commandos and wounding eight more. The

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