al-Nusra Front

February 23, 2016
February 23, 2016

US, Russia announce Syria truce from Saturday

A landmark truce is to take effect in Syria on Saturday, the United States and Russia announced, but the "cessation of hostilities" does not include the Islamic State and Al-Nusra Front, the main jihadist factions.

July 4, 2015
July 4, 2015

Mosque Blast 'kills 25 militants' in Syria

At least 25 members of Syria's al-Qaeda affiliate, al-Nusra Front, including a leader, are killed in a blast at a mosque in north-western Idlib province, activists say.

May 29, 2015
May 29, 2015

Syrian Islamists ‘seize Idlib city’

An Islamist coalition that includes Syria's al-Qaeda affiliate al-Nusra Front takes over one of the last government strongholds in western Idlib province, activists say.

May 6, 2015
May 6, 2015

Hezbollah vows to attack al-Nusra rebels 'inside Syria'

Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah says his Lebanese Shia group will launch an attack inside Syria on Sunni militants fighting for the al-Nusra Front.

May 5, 2015
May 5, 2015

Fresh Syria talks to begin in Geneva

Fresh efforts to revive peace talks on Syria is due to begin in Geneva.

March 6, 2015
March 6, 2015

Syria's al-Nusra Front commander 'killed in strike'

The military chief of Syria's al-Nusra Front militant group is killed in an air strike, says the group