Syrian Observatory for Human Rights

May 23, 2016
May 23, 2016

IS blasts in Syria kill at least 140

Bomb blasts kill scores of people in Jableh and Tartous on Syria's Mediterranean coast with many others wounded in the government-controlled territory that hosts Russian military bases,...

April 8, 2016
April 8, 2016

Syria rebels seize main IS supply route with Turkey

Syrian rebels seize control of the Islamic State group's main supply route to Turkey, a monitor says.

December 14, 2015
December 14, 2015

45 civilians killed in Syrian rebel bastion: monitor

At least 45 civilians are killed Sunday in heavy bombardment of a besieged Syrian rebel stronghold east of Damascus that also struck a school, a monitoring group said.

September 19, 2015
September 19, 2015

Syria 'launches air raids on Palmyra'

Syrian government war planes have launched one of the heaviest bombardments yet on the city of Palmyra, which is held by Islamic State (IS) militants, activists say.

June 30, 2015
June 30, 2015

IS beheads two Syrian women 'for the first time'

The Islamic State group beheads two women in Syria on accusations of "sorcery," the first such executions of female civilians in Syria, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.

June 17, 2015
June 17, 2015

Syria civil war: Regime air force strikes 'kill 16'

At least 16 people, including 13 children, are killed when Syrian air force jets bombed a town in Deraa province on Tuesday, activists say.

March 2, 2015
March 2, 2015

IS frees 19 of 220 abducted Assyrian Christians

Nineteen of 220 members of an Assyrian Christian community kidnapped by Islamic State (IS) in Syria released